For many contemporary observers, the Spanish Civil War was seen as very much of a piece with the war against Hitler and Mussolini. But then things changed. Why?
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When Henry James renounced his American citizenship in 1915 in response to his country's inaction, he spearheaded a movement of writers who refused to sit on the sidelines amid turmoil in Europe.