Spanish Civil War (1936-1939): Finding Books

This guide contains resources for the study of the Spanish Civil War. It includes resources for the study of history, literature, and film.

Recommended reading

Finding Books

Reference Resources

Valis Noël, editor.  Teaching Representations of the Spanish Civil War.  New York: Modern Language Association, 2007.

(DP269 .A555 T43 2007 Watson Stacks)

Gran Enciclopedia de España.   1990-2007.   22 volumes

(DP12  .G73  1990   Reference)


Iberia and the Americas (electronic resource) :  culture, politics, and history : a multidisciplinary encyclopedia

Covers the reciprocal effects that the politics, foreign policy, and culture of Spain, Portugal, and the American nations have had on one another since the time of Columbus.


Historical dictionary of the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939.   Greenwood:  1982      

(DP269  .H54  1982   Watson Stacks)


Diccionario de la guerra civil española.   2 volumes,  1987

(DP269  .R77  1987   Watson Stacks)

Subject Headings

Search the SUBJECT HEADINGS field in the online catalog by using the following terms:

Individual author's name:

  • Martín Gaite, Carmen
  • Aub, Max

Historical figures:

  • Franco, Francisco


  • Motion pictures--Spain
  • Spanish literature--20th century--History and criticism
  • Spanish drama--20th century 

Background information:

  • Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Art and the War
  •  Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Fiction
  •  Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939--Personal narratives
  • Anarchism--Spain
  • Syndicalism--Spain
  • Spain--Politics and Government--1931-1939
  • Spaniards--Foreign countries
  • Soldiers--Spain--Diaries
  • Francoism
  • Frente Popular (Spain)
  • Prisons--Spain--History--20th century
  • Spain--Intellectual life--20th century
  • Politics and literature--Spain
  • Exiles--Spain
  • Spaniards--Mexico--Intellectual life--20th century
  • Nationalism--Spain--History--20th century
  • Politics and culture--Spain--History--20th century
  • Political refugees--Spain--History--20th century
  • Political refugees--Mexico--History--20th century