Elliot Fernandez

History of Spain (20th century)

The history of Spain in the 20th century began with the trauma caused by the loss of the last colonies that the country still maintained (Cuba, the Philippines and Puerto Rico) at a time when the European powers were distributed half the world.
Elliot Fernandez
Elliot Fernandez
He has a degree in History from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (2009) and a Master's in World History from Pompeu Fabra University (2011).
Post on 2019-05-24 | Updated on 2022-09-30

Articles in preparation:

The loss of the last colonies in 1898. Is Spain a European exception?

Was there really a national commotion over the loss of the last colonies of the Spanish Empire in 1898?

Economic and social evolution of Spain (1900-1930)

Spanish industrialization was especially concentrated in Catalonia and Biscay. Economic growth in Spain was much slower than that of other European economies.

The Silver Age in Spanish culture: the Generation of 98, 14 and 27

Spanish literature experienced a Silver Age between the years 1868-1936. During this period, three generations of writers influenced the Spanish cultural and political scene with the appearance of the figure of the intellectual.

The political system during the reign of Alfonso XIII (1902-1931)

Under the reign of Alfonso XIII, the political regime of the Restoration entered its final crisis, especially after the coup of Miguel Primo de Rivera in 1923.

Army, public order and violence (1898-1931)

The Dictatorship of Primo de Rivera

The Second Republic

Foreign policy during the Restoration and the Second Republic (1898-1936)

The Civil War

Catholic fundamentalist repression during the Franco regime