Span Dictatorship & Democracy
The topic of Historical Memory has become a central matter for the current society in Spain, from the moment the Spanish Congress approved, in October, 2007, the law commonly known as “Law for Historical Memory”, by which there are a series of dispositions for a critical review of the Franco period and the transition to the democracy. In this course we will analyze the nature of the dictatorship and the democratic transition from plural perspectives, supported by abundant documentation. (1 unit)
Required text: Borja de Riquer Permanyer, La Dictadura de Franco (Barcelona: Editorial Crítica/Marcial Pons, 2010).