Also in the newspapers: Spanish women in defense of the 2nd Republic


  • Matilde Eiroa SanFrancisco Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
  • Josep Sanmartí Roset Universidad Carlos III de Madrid



Women – Spain – Civil War – Journalism – 2nd Republic


This article analyzes the journalistic facet of a generation of Spanish women who were formed in the 1920s and 1930s; women who had an important public presence in the Republican years due to their struggle for freedoms and social progress. In order to gain a clearer understanding of this reality, we used a deductive and comparative perspective in our research. This perspective itself forms part of the theoretical framework of the history of communication and the new political history- two conceptual proposals which provide us with the opportunity to examine the internal factors in women’s history. Our main aim in the article has been to recover the informative output that these women built up throughout the leading communication media at the time; an output which perhaps constitutes the least known aspect of a feminist




How to Cite

Eiroa SanFrancisco, M., & Sanmartí Roset, J. (2011). Also in the newspapers: Spanish women in defense of the 2nd Republic. Observatorio (OBS*), 5(3).