publication . Article . 2016

Guerra, ejército y militares en la vida y el pensamiento de George Santayana

Arias González, Luis;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 31 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca (España)
  • Country: Spain
George Santayana’s life (1863-1952) and thought, constitute in themselves a fundamental historical event and also represent a crucial period in history. The present article analyses Santayana’s vision of the war as a phenomenon and also the role played by the Military Forces in Society. The article also explains his positioning with respect to the wars which took place in his days: The Cuban War, The First World War and the Spanish Civil War. On the other hand, a reconstruction of his family’s military background, together with his living experiences both in Spain and in the United States, provide an insight into Santayana as a character and into his ideas. El p...
free text keywords: Historia moderna y contemporánea, Modern history
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