Jeremy Adelman is the Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor of Spanish Civilization and Culture at Princeton and the author of Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman. (June 2014)


Spain: Emerging from the Labyrinth

A portrait of General Francisco Franco at the celebration of the thirty-fifth anniversary of his being proclaimed generalissimo of the Nationalist army and the Spanish head of state by the leaders of the military rebellion against the Spanish Republic, Madrid, October 1, 1971

Franco’s Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936

by Jeremy Treglown
On August 19, 1936, militiamen loyal to General Francisco Franco murdered Spain’s famous poet and dramatist Federico García Lorca. Afterward, one of the killers, the Falangist Juan Trecastro, burst into a local bar and said, “We’ve just killed Federico García Lorca. We left him in a ditch and I fired …