Chapter 4. The Transition to Democracy (1975–82)

  1. Javier Tusell and
  2. Rosemary Clark

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690031.ch4

Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy 1939 to the Present

Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy 1939 to the Present

How to Cite

Tusell, J. and Clark, R. (2007) The Transition to Democracy (1975–82), in Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy 1939 to the Present, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470690031.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206156

Online ISBN: 9780470690031

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Keywords:

  • democracy;
  • monarchy;
  • army;
  • nationalism;
  • terrorism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Monarchy: King Juan Carlos I

  • The Death-Throes of the Past

  • Adolfo Suárez: The Road from Liberalization to Democracy

  • Facing Difficulties: Terrorism and the Military Coup

  • Parties and Elections

  • The Long Road Towards a Constitution

  • An Unresolved Issue: Nationalism and Terrorism

  • The Triumph and Fall of Adolfo Suárez

  • The Army and the Transition: February 23

  • Calvo Sotelo's Government and the Crisis in Center Politics

  • Foreign Policy

  • Economic Policy And Social Change

  • October 1982: The End of the Transition

  • Bibliography