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La Guerra Civil Española Y Sus Trece Rosas: The Spanish Civil War And Their Thirteen Roses, Rachel Williams Apr 2017

La Guerra Civil Española Y Sus Trece Rosas: The Spanish Civil War And Their Thirteen Roses, Rachel Williams

Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Symposium

The Spanish Civil War, which took place from 1936 to 1939, had a deep and lasting impact on Spain. During this hard time of the nation's history, when the country was divided by The Nationalists (Los Nacionalistas) and The Republicans (Los Republicanos), emerged a group of young women who, against all odds, decided to fight against their oppressors. This courageous group, many still teenagers, started a fight against the right-wing party, Los Nacionalistas. Rooted in opposition to what would become a long-lasting military dictatorship, each woman brought a unique perspective to the fight. In fact, for almost four decades ...