Francisco Franco

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Noun1.Francisco Franco - Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)Francisco Franco - Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)
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Herzberger alludes to precisely this fantastical function of Francoist historiography: "Myth in the hands of the regime is epic in scope and heroic in value" (35).
Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South.
Clark and Krause thus seek to rectify a common misinterpretation of Torroba's career--that he was a Francoist and that his music somehow served the regime.
of Seville, Spain) describes thirteen judicial cases between 1981 and 2012 in which Spanish courts have dealt with those seeking to bring to light the crimes of the Franco dictatorship, ranging from the banning of Fernando Ruiz Vergara's documentary Rocio to the trial of Judge Baltasar Garzon for including the investigation of Francoist crimes under his judicial remit.
Six years earlier, after Franco's death, King Juan Carlos called on Suarez, a young Francoist minister, to try to unite the two factions who were still in a sense fighting the 1936-1939 civil war, and indeed were further apart than ever after nearly 40 years of fascism exiled thousands of left-wingers.
15) City life, he suggests, effectively destroys the conventional family, that is, "the cultural institution that traditionally has replicated Francoist ideology on the individual level.
Under Franco's dictatorship, families had to actively practice Catholicism in order to be considered decent and patriotic: "In Francoist Spain, only families that conformed to the fundamental tenets of the nascent state, that is Catholicism, patriotism and anti Communism, were exalted" (Ryan 246).
Instead, Spain split into two, roughly equal regions, with much of the south controlled by the Francoist or Nationalist forces, and with Madrid and much of the north controlled by the Republican or Loyalist forces.
A Law for the Recovery of Historical Memory - passed in 2007 - was a "major step" in re-examining the past, he said, because it ignited a debate about the consequences of Francoist repression.
The new architectural setting openly celebrated the triumph of the Francoist armies and mourned the Francoist dead.
However, El ultimo caballo's combination of intertexts allows for the construction of a fluid discourse that escapes genre categorization; which bows to Francoist ideological demands at the same time subverting and refusing them; and offers a type of masculine representation which goes against the grain of hegemonic masculinity as understood by the Franco regime in its "Hispanidad" undertaking.
This is not Dominica's intention, and as a matter of fact the triumph of Spanish among Amat's family members has less to do with the influence of a humble servant than the power of the recently triumphant, Francoist state.