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Winter 2003


In the prolific literature about the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), the voices of children have remained largely silent and their experiences neglected; yet the lives of thousands of Spanish children were disrupted by the hardships of the long civil war, and their physical, social, moral, and emotional development from childhood to adulthood was complicated by fear, bombings, shocking violence, loneliness, hunger, and the extremes of weather conditions.


Published: Paolini, Claire J. "Children of the Spanish Civil War." Letras Peninsulares 15.3 (Winter 2002-2003): 467-500.



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