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Politics and the military in modern Spain

Stanley G. Payne

Politics and the military in modern Spain

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Published by Stanford University Press .
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This comprehensive history of modern Spain chronicles the fomenting of violent social division throughout the country by institutionalised corruption and startling political incompetence. For all intents and purposes, the history of contemporary Spain began with the death of caudillo Francisco Franco on 20 Novemberthe accession of King Juan Carlos I to the throne and the establishment of the parliamentarythe current Spanish Constitution of was signed and the status of Spain's autonomous entities (autonomías) was defined.

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The form of government in Spain is a parliamentary monarchy, that is, a social representative democratic constitutional monarchy in. The military history of Spain, from the period of the Carthaginian conquests over the Phoenicians to the current Afghan War spans a period of more than years, and includes the history of battles fought in the territory of modern Spain, as well as her former and current overseas possessions and territories, and the military history of the people.

The Spanish Armed Forces are in charge of guaranteeing the sovereignty and independence of Spain, defending its territorial integrity and the constitutional order, according to the functions entrusted to them by the Constitution of They are composed of: the Army, the Air Force, the Navy, the Royal Guard and the Military Emergency Unit, as well as the so-called Common personnel:(), 75, Civil Guards.

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The views expressed are those of the authors, and do not reflect the official position of the United States Military Academy, Department of the Army, or Department of Defense.

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Indeed, Helen Graham’s book The Spanish Republic at War is dedicated to him.