The History of Anarchism in Spain with Danny and Jim from the ABC Podcast

Episode 38: Nazi Germany and Spain with Dr Mercedes Peñalba-Sotorrío The Sobremesa Podcast

Dr Mercedes Peñalba-Sotorrío, a lecturer and researcher from Manchester Metropolitan University, joins me to discuss the relationship between Nazi Germany and Spain before, during and after WW2. Her research involves looking at how Nazi propaganda inside Spain which influenced the country's foreign and domestic policy during the time. We also discuss the concept of neutral countries and how the relationship with Germany changed as the war advanced.
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In this two-part episode, I spoke with Danny and Jim from the Anarchist Book Club Podcast.

We go all the way from the meaning of anarchism and its founding in Spain to its current state today.

I learnt loads talking with both the guys. Please make sure you take a listen to their podcast, The Anarchist Book Club, and if you want to know more you can buy their books.


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