Mar 21, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAPI 928 - Franco’s Spain: An Open Wound

3 credits
Spanish history from 1700 to the present, focusing most heavily on the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) and the dictatorship of Francisco Franco (1939-1975). Students learn about the War of Spanish Succession (1702-1713), the Bourbon Monarchy and Eighteenth Century Reforms (1700-1808), the Peninsular War (1808-1814), the turbulent 19th century, the First Republic (1873-74), the military dictatorship of Primo de Rivera (1923-1930), the Second Republic (1831-36), the transition to democracy (1975-1978), and Spain since the death of Franco. Students also discuss Spanish poetry (Miguel de Unamuno), art (Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, and Pablo Picasso), novels and plays (Hemingway’s ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ and Lora’s ‘Yerma’), and memoirs about the Spanish Civil War (George Orwell’s ‘Homage to Catalonia’).

Prerequisites LACR*210

Student must have completed the 1st semester of their Sophomore year (45 credits).