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In praise of Ronald Fraser

  • April 21, 2012
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I’m currently reading Napoleon’s Cursed War (2008)  by the incomparable British historian Ronald Fraser, who died this February at the age of 81.  I previously knew Fraser’s work from Blood of Spain, his peerless oral history of the Spanish Civil War, which I read many years ago.

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