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The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923

Sebastian Balfour


This book provides a full account of Spain's disastrous war with the United States in 1898, in which she lost the remnants of her old empire. It also gives a comprehensive analysis of the ensuing political and social crisis in Spain from the loss of empire through the First World War to the military coup of 1923.

Keywords: Spain, United States, war, First World War, military coup, political crisis, social crisis, empire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198205074
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205074.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sebastian Balfour, author
London School of Economics
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