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Payne, Stanley G.

Works: 213 works in 1,168 publications in 9 languages and 34,537 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Military history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Publishing director, Instrumentalist, Other, Honoree, Interviewee, Director, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Stanley G Payne
A history of fascism, 1914-1945 by Stanley G Payne( Book )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first full history of fascism--as a force and as a phenomenon--in Europe and elsewhere between the world wars. This history encompasses all the major fascist movements, as well as other forms of authoritarian nationalism, and provides in-depth analyses of these movements, the interpretative problems they pose, and previous interpretations of them. Historian Payne interprets fascism as a form of revolutionary ultranationalism--a program for national rebirth based on a vitalist philosophy, extreme elitism, mass mobilization, the promotion of violence, and military virtues. He traces this phenomenon through the history of ideas, previous political movements, and the events of World War I. He presents a case for viewing fascism as a phenomenon of its time, but treats significant individual features of fascism as inherent aspects of revolutionary movements and nationalist dictatorships, with every likelihood of reappearing in new and different forms.--From publisher description
The Franco regime, 1936-1975 by Stanley G Payne( Book )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of modern Spain is dominated by the figure of Francisco Franco, who presided over one of the longest authoritarian regimes of the twentieth century. Between 1936 and the end of the regime in 1975, Franco's Spain passed through several distinct phases of political, institutional, and economic development, moving from the original semi-fascist regime of 1936-45 to become the Catholic corporatist "organic democracy" under the monarchy from 1945 to 1957. Distinguished historian Stanley G. Payne offers deep insight into the career of this complex and formidable figure and the enormous changes that shaped Spanish history during his regime
Falange; a history of Spanish fascism by Stanley G Payne( Book )

55 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish Revolution by Stanley G Payne( Book )

42 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the social and political tensions that culminated in the Civil War in Spain
A history of Spain and Portugal by Stanley G Payne( Book )

37 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascism, comparison and definition by Stanley G Payne( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vergelijkende studie over fascistische stromingen in vele landen ter wereld in de 20e eeuw
Franco's Spain by Stanley G Payne( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thorough look at social, political and economic aspects of Spain between 1939 and the sixties
Politics and the military in modern Spain by Stanley G Payne( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spaniens politisk-historiske udvikling med tyngden på spanske stridskræfters rolle i spansk politik fra den første moderne guerillakrig (iafjømgogjedslrogem 1808-1814) til vore dages Franco-diktatur
Spain : a unique history by Stanley G Payne( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include Muslim culture in the peninsula, the Spanish monarchy, the empire, and the relationship between Spain and Portugal. Turning to the twentieth century, Payne discusses the Second Republic and the Spanish Civil War. The book's final chapters focus on the Franco regime, the nature of Spanish fascism, and the special role of the military. Analyzing the figure of Franco himself, Payne seeks to explain why some Spaniards still regard him with respect, while many others view the late dictator with profound loathing. Framed by reflections on the author's own formation as a Hispanist and his evaluation of the controversy about "historical memory" in contemporary Spain, this volume offers deeply informed insights into both the history and the historiography of a unique country. --Book Jacket
Franco and Hitler : Spain, Germany, and World War II by Stanley G Payne( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Was Franco sympathetic to Nazi Germany? Why didn't Spain enter World War II? In what ways did Spain collaborate with the Third Reich? To what extent did Spain assist Jewish refugees? This is the first book in any language to answer these intriguing questions. Stanley Payne, a leading historian of modern Spain, explores the full range of Franco's relationship with Hitler, from 1936 to the Fall of the Reich in 1945." "Whereas Payne investigates the evolving relationship of the two regimes up to the conclusion of World War II, his principal concern is the enigma of Spain's unique position during the war, as a semi-fascist country struggling to maintain a tortured neutrality. Why Spain did not enter the war as a German ally, joining Hitler to seize Gibraltar and close the Mediterranean to the British navy, is at the center of Payne's narrative. Franco's only personal meeting with Hitler, in 1940 to discuss precisely this, is recounted here in groundbreaking detail that also sheds significant new light on the Spanish government's vacillating policy toward Jewish refugees, on the Holocaust, and on Spain's German connection throughout the duration of the war."--Jacket
Fascism in Spain, 1923-1977 by Stanley G Payne( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fascism in Spain, 1923-1977, by celebrated historian Stanley G. Payne, is the most comprehensive history of Spanish fascism to appear in any language. This authoritative study offers treatment of all the major doctrines, personalities, and defining features of the Spanish fascist movement, from its beginnings until the death of General Francisco Franco in 1977. Payne describes and analyzes the development of the Falangist party both prior to and during the Spanish Civil War, presenting a detailed analysis of its transformation into the state party of the Franco regime - Falange Española Tradicionalista - as well as its ultimate conversion into the pseudofascist Movimiento Nacional. Payne devotes particular attention to the crucial years 1939-1942, when the Falangists endeavored to expand their influence and convert the Franco regime into a fully Fascist system. Fascism in Spain helps us to understand the personality of Franco, the way in which he handled conflict within the regime, and the reasons for the long survival of his rule. Payne concludes with the first full inquiry into the process of "defascistization," which began with the fall of Mussolini in 1943 and extended through the Franco regime's later efforts to transform the party into a more viable political entity"--Book cover
The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and communism by Stanley G Payne( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this compelling book Stanley G. Payne offers the first comprehensive narrative of Soviet and Communist intervention in the revolution and civil war in Spain. He documents in unprecedented detail Soviet strategies, Comintern activities, and the role of the Communist Party in Spain from the early 1930s to the end of the civil war in 1939. While explaining the nature of Communist activity in Spain, Payne also illuminates revolutionary programs in other countries, analyzes for the first time the transition from revolutionary "Third Period" doctrine to the tactics of the Popular Front era, and clarifies how the Communists contributed to the collapse of the Republic." "Drawing on a very broad range of Soviet and Spanish primary sources, including many only recently available, Payne changes our understanding of Soviet and Communist intentions in Spain, of Stalin's decision to intervene in the Spanish war, of the widely accepted characterization of the conflict as the struggle of fascism against democracy, and of the claim that Spain's war constituted the opening round of World War II. The author arrives at a new view of the Spanish Civil War and concludes not only that the Democratic Republic had many undemocratic components but also that the position of the Communist Party was by no means counterrevolutionary."--Jacket
Spanish catholicism : an historical overview by Stanley G Payne( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basque nationalism by Stanley G Payne( Book )

25 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spain's first democracy : the Second Republic, 1931-1936 by Stanley G Payne( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Payne's study places Spain's Second Republic within the historical framework of Spanish liberalism, and the rapid modernisation of inter-war Europe. He aims to present a consistent and detailed interpretation, demonstrating striking parallels to the German Weimar Republic
Politics and society in twentieth-century Spain by Stanley G Payne( Book )

14 editions published in 1976 in English and Italian and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collapse of the Spanish Republic, 1933-1936 : origins of the Civil War by Stanley G Payne( Book )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book focuses on the short but crucial period that led to the collapse of the Spanish Republic and set the stage for the ensuing civil war. Stanley G. Payne, an internationally known scholar of modern Spanish history, details the political shifts that occurred from 1933 to 1936 and examines the actions and inactions of key actors during these years. Using their own memoirs, speeches, and declarations, he challenges previous perceptions of various major players, including President Alcala Zamora."
The Spanish Civil War by Stanley G Payne( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents a new history of the most important conflict in European affairs during the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War. It describes the complex origins of the conflict, the collapse of the Spanish Republic and the outbreak of the only mass worker revolution in the history of Western Europe. Stanley Payne explains the character of the Spanish revolution and the complex web of republican politics, while also examining the development of Franco's counterrevolutionary dictatorship. Payne gives attention to the multiple meanings and interpretations of war and examines why the conflict provoked such strong reactions at the time, and long after. The book also explains the military history of the war and its place in the history of military development, the nonintervention policy of the democracies and the role of German, Italian and Soviet intervention, concluding with an analysis of the place of the war in European affairs, in the context of twentieth-century revolutionary civil wars"--Provided by publisher
Franco : a personal and political biography by Stanley G Payne( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Francisco Franco ruled Spain for nearly forty years, as one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in that nation's long history. He has been the subject of many biographies, several of them more than a thousand pages in length, but all the preceding works have tended toward one extreme of interpretation or the other. This is the first comprehensive scholarly biography of Franco in English that is objective and balanced in its coverage, treating all three major aspects of his life--personal, military, and political. The coauthors, both renowned historians of Spain, present a deeply researched account that has made extensive use of the Franco Archive (long inaccessible to historians). They have also conducted in-depth interviews with his only daughter to explain better his family background, personal life, and marital environment, as well as his military and political career. Franco: A Personal and Political Biography depicts his early life, explains his career and rise to prominence as an army officer who became Europe's youngest interwar brigadier general in 1926, and then discusses his role in the affairs of the troubled Second Spanish Republic (1931-36). Stanley G. Payne and Jesús Palacios examine in detail how Franco became dictator and how his leadership led to victory in the Spanish Civil War that consolidated his regime. They also explore Franco's role in the great repression that accompanied the Civil War--resulting in tens of thousands of executions--and examine at length his controversial role in World War II. This masterful biography highlights Franco's metamorphoses and adaptations to retain power as politics, culture, and economics shifted in the four decades of his dictatorship
What history tells : George L. Mosse and the culture of modern Europe( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What History Tells presents an impressive collection of critical papers from the September 2001 conference "An Historian's Legacy: George L. Mosse and Recent Research on Fascism, Society, and Culture." This book examines his historiographical legacy first
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The Franco regime, 1936-1975A history of Spain and PortugalFascism, comparison and definitionSpain : a unique historyFranco and Hitler : Spain, Germany, and World War IIFascism in Spain, 1923-1977The Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, and communismSpanish catholicism : an historical overview