Positions

Overview

  • Prof. Seidman is the author of five books. His most recent book is Transatlantic Antifascisms: From the Spanish Civil War to the end of World War II, published by Cambridge University Press (2018). His previous books have all earned awards. The Victorious Counterrevolution: The Nationalist Effort in the Spanish Civil War (2011) was honored by Revista de Prensa as one of the fifteen best “revisionist” books on the Spanish Civil War. The Imaginary Revolution: Parisian Students and Workers in 1968 (2004) was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. Republic of Egos: A Social History of the Spanish Civil War (2002) was also chosen as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. The Spanish website, Risbel, called it one of the “Ten Best Books on the Spanish Civil War.” Finally, Prof. Seidman’s first book Workers against Work: Labor in Paris and Barcelona during the Popular Fronts (1936-38) (1991) has been translated into Japanese, Greek, Turkish, French, German, Spanish and Hungarian. More than thirty years after its initial publication, Workers against Work has established itself as a pathbreaking book in the history of labor. To learn more about his research, please visit his personal website.
    Morton Hall 224
    seidmanm@uncw.edu
    Website: https://www.michaelmseidman.com
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-10-01 May 68 Fifty-One Years Later.  1:80-89. 2021-10-01
    2019-10-01 The gilet jaunes movementmonthly dossier of Books2019-10-01
    2019-01-01 The Rise of Counterrevolutionary Antifascism in the United States from the Munich Conference to the Fall of FranceDictatorships and Democracies: Journal of History and Culture.  7:37–68. 2019-01-01
    Historiographie de mai 1968 en langue anglaiseMatériaux pour l’histoire de notre temps.  3-9.
    IntroducciónAlcores: Revista de Historia Contemporánea
    Las experiencias de los soldados en la Guerra Civil españolaAlcores: Revista de Historia Contemporánea
    Las guerras del amor; luchas parisinas (1962-1967)Días rebeldes.  271-273.
    The Love Wars: Voices from France (1962-68)Modern and Contemporary France.  16:125-141.

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018-01-01 Transatlantic Antifascisms: From the Spanish Civil War to the end of World War II.  Cambridge University Press. 2018-01-01
    2012-01-01 La Victoria nacional: La eficacia contrarrevolucionaria en la guerra civil (Spanish-language edition).  . 2012-01-01
    2011-01-01 Gegen die Arbeit: Michael Seidman über die Arbeiterkämpfe in Barcelona und Paris 1936-38.  Graswurzelrevolution e.V.. 2011-01-01
    2004-01-01 The Imaginary Revolution: Parisian Students and Workers in 1968.  Berghahn Books. 2004-01-01
    The Victorious Counterrevolution: The Nationalist Effort in the Spanish Civil War.  University of Wisconsin.

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021-06-01 The French Sixties and the Refusal of Work -- 1968: A Cultural Revolution?.  University of Notre Dame Press. 2021-06-01
    2020-05-01 Individualist Extremists in the Spanish Civil War: A Social History -- Ruptura: The Impact of Nationalism on Daily Life in Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).  Sussex University Press. 164-185. 2020-05-01
    2019-01-01 Political Economies and Monetary Policies during the Spanish Civil War.  Bloomsbury. 123-141. 2019-01-01
    2018-12-01 La vida cotidiana y las tensiones campo/ciudad en la Guerra Civil española (1936-1939).  Universitat de València. 275-294. 2018-12-01
    2018-06-01 1936: The Eruption of Revolutionary Anti-Fascism in Spain.  Sussex University Press. 13-33. 2018-06-01
    2016-06-01 Was the French Popular Front antifascist?.  Berghahn Books. 43-60. 2016-06-01
    2015-03-01 The Spanish Civil War: A Comparative Perspective.  Sussex Academic Press. 122-134. 2015-03-01
    2011-02-01 Protesting Individuals: The French Unemployed in the 1930s.  Oxford University Press. 223-244. 2011-02-01
    2006-07-01 The Soldiers’ Experiences in the Spanish Civil War.  Martin Baumeister and Stefanie Schüler-Springorum, eds. “If You Tolerate This...”: The Spanish Civil War in the Age of Total War. 2006-07-01
    Stanley Payne: An Intellectual Biography.  Brian Bunk, Sasha Pack, and Carl-Gustaf Scott, eds. Nationalism and Conflict in Modern Spain: Essays in Honor of Stanley G. Payne, (University of Madison Parallel Press/George Mosse Foundation, 2008), xi-xviii.

    Document

    Year Title Altmetric
    2024-01-01 La Represión de la Posguerra: Penas de muerte por hechos cometidos durante la Guerra CivilRevista de Libros. 2024-01-01
    2023-11-01 Jean-Pierre Le Goff, Mes années folles: Révolte et nihilisme du peuple adolescent après Mai 68, in Modern and Contemporary France, (November, 2023). 2023-11-01
    2022-02-01 The Road to Anarchy: The CNT under the Spanish Second Republic (1931-1936)tandfonline.com. 2022-02-01
    2021-09-01 Mosaic Fictions: Writing Identity in the Spanish Civil WarH-Net Reviews. 2021-09-01
    2021-05-01 La société maladeModern and Contemporary France. 2021-05-01
    2021-01-01 Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. 111. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Alexandro Lerroux and the Failure of Spanish Republican Democracy: A Political Biography (1864-1949)Bulletin of the Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. 2021-01-01
    2021-01-01 Retaguardia roja: Violencia y revolución en la guerra civil española, in Bulletin of the Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies. 2021-01-01
    2020-11-01 José María Gil-Robles: Leader of the Catholic Right during the Spanish Second RepublicMediterranean Historical Review. 221-225. 2020-11-01
    2020-08-01 May ’68: Shaping Political GenerationsInternational Review of Social History. 359-361. 2020-08-01
    2020-07-01 The Spanish Civil War: A Military History. 523-525. 2020-07-01
    2020-02-01 José Antonio Primo de Rivera: The Reality and Myth of a Spanish Fascist Leader. 1718-1720. 2020-02-01
    2020-01-01 Castiñeira, Soldados de Franco: Reclutamiento forzoso, experiencia de guerra y desmovilización militarMadrid: Siglo XXI. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 Karl Polanyi: A Life of the Left. 179. 2020-01-01
    2020-01-01 The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy. 164. 2020-01-01
    2019-05-01 Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979Journal of the History of Sexuality. 315-317. 2019-05-01
    2018-10-01 Así comenzó la Guerra Civil: Del 17 al 20 de julio de 1936: Un golpe frustrado, in Revista de Libros. 2018-10-01
    2018-07-01 Opening the Gates: The Lip Affair, 1968-1981. 459-460. 2018-07-01
    2018-02-01 Críticos franceses del islamismo. 2018-02-01
    2017-07-01 The Routes to Exile: France and the Spanish Civil War Refugees, 1939-2009H-France Review. 1-4. 2017-07-01
    2017-07-01 The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War 1936Journal of Military History. 904-906. 2017-07-01
    2017-01-01 Malaise dans la démocratie. 144-147. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 Volver a la trincheras: Una arqueología de la Guerra Civil Española. 345-351. 2017-01-01
    2016-12-01 Histoire du Front populaire: L’échappée belle. 584-586. 2016-12-01
    2016-07-01 La razón conservadora: Gonzalo Fernández de la Mora, una biografía politico-intelectual. 375-379. 2016-07-01
    2016-06-01 Gibraltar and the Spanish Civil War, 1936-39. 138-139. 2016-06-01
    2016-05-01 Algunos hombres buenos: Historias de mujeres y hombres que pusieron la justicia por encima de las ideologías durante la Guerra Civil. 2016-05-01
    2016-03-01 Sobornos: De cómo Churchill y March compraron a los generales de Franco, Revista de Libros. 2016-03-01
    2016-02-01 Debord: Le naufrageur. 2016-02-01
    2016-01-01 Niceto Alcalá-Zamora: el fracaso de la República conservadora. 2016-01-01
    2015-07-01 Los Mitos del Franquismo: Una revisión en profundidad de una época crucial. 2015-07-01
    2015-01-01 Franco: A BiographyWall Street Journal. 3-4. 2015-01-01
    2014-10-01 Memory and Cultural History of the Spanish Civil WarJournal of Military History. 1463-1464. 2014-10-01
    2014-07-01 En nombre de la autoridad: La defensa del orden público durante la Segunda República Española. 2014-07-01
    2011-08-01 Stanley Payne, La Europa revolucionaria: Las guerras civiles que maracaron el siglo XXRevista de Libros. 2011-08-01
    2011-01-01 Stanley G. Payne, Por qué la República perdió la guerra?; Manuel Álvarez Tardío y Roberto Villa García, El Precio de la exclusión: La política durante la Segunda República; Antonio Cazorla, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco’s Spain; Zira Box, España, Año Cero: La construcción simbólica del franquismo, (Review article),Contemporary European History. 97-107. 2011-01-01
    2011-01-01 The Victorious Counterrevolution: The Nationalist Effort in the Spanish Civil WarUniversity of Wisconsin Press. 352. 2011-01-01
    Antonio Cazorla Sánchez, Fear and Progress: Ordinary Lives in Franco’s Spain, 1939-1975Journal of Social History.
    Danielle Tartakowsky, Manifester à Paris, 1880-2010H-France.
    Gegen die ArbeitVerlag Graswurzelrevolution. 500.
    L’Etrange Histoire de Ouvriers contre le travail.
    Sid Lowe, Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism: The Juventud de Acción Popular in Spain, 1931-1939.

    Presentations

    Investigator On

    Full Name

  • Michael M Seidman