Francisco Franco, perhaps the ultimate litmus test for 20th-century political ideology, gets a new biography of merit. But in attempting a more judicious portrait of Spain’s most preeminent political figure, the authors often overlook considerable atrocities.
Steven C. Hause
Professor Steven C. Hause is Senior Scholar in the Humanities Emeritus at Washington University, Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and the University of Missouri System’s Thomas Jefferson Fellow. He is the author of four volumes of modern French history and three Western Civilization textbooks.