跳到内容
The hollow years : France in the 1930s 预览资料
关闭预览资料
正在查...

The hollow years : France in the 1930s

著者: Eugen Weber
出版商: New York : Norton, ©1994.
版本/格式:   图书 : 英语查看所有的版本和格式
数据库:WorldCat
提要:
Caught between the memory of a brutal war won at frightful cost and fear of another cataclysm, France in the 1930s suffered a failure of nerve. "The common sight of wheelchairs, crutches, empty sleeves dangling loosely or tucked into a jacket, had left the French with their fill of combat." Except against each other. Brilliantly chronicled here by a master historian, the 1930s could neither solve insoluble problems
评估:

(尚未评估) 0 附有评论 - 争取成为第一个。

主题
更多类似这样的

 

在图书馆查找

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查找有这资料的图书馆...

详细书目

类型/形式: History
文件类型:
所有的著者/提供者: Eugen Weber
ISBN: 0393036715 9780393036718
OCLC号码: 30473512
描述: xii, 352 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
内容: Interesting times --
A wilderness called peace --
Economy, economies, economists --
Plus ça change --
Foreigners --
The decadence --
A famous victory --
A God in our image --
Cultures --
The nightmare of fear --
The war nobody wanted.
责任: Eugen Weber.
更多信息:

摘要:

Caught between the memory of a brutal war won at frightful cost and fear of another cataclysm, France in the 1930s suffered a failure of nerve. "The common sight of wheelchairs, crutches, empty sleeves dangling loosely or tucked into a jacket, had left the French with their fill of combat." Except against each other. Brilliantly chronicled here by a master historian, the 1930s could neither solve insoluble problems nor escape from them. It was not all bad, at least not at first. The First World War had paved the way for millions, men and women alike, out of farm or domestic service into more satisfying employment; more services now catered to middle- and working-class folk. There were fewer servants but more labor-saving devices; social legislation, modern conveniences, greater leisure, made life a little better.

Yet publicity and press bred baffled aspirations, and change proved as threatening as inertia. The French entered the modern age kicking and screaming against its discomforts. When depression struck a brittle economy, new claimants to jobs outside the home saw meager wages dwindle like those of other workers. Some turned to prostitution to make ends meet or, in the Indian summer of French Catholicism, to God. The government tried deflation, which only made things worse. Competitive intellectual preening grew more vapid, competitive political aspersions more scurrilous. The general public grumbled, tightened belts, struck, rioted, and, when all else failed, rounded on immigrants: "unwanted strangers, intruders, parasites, speaking in strange accents and cooking with strange smells."

评论

用户提供的评论
正在获取GoodReads评论...
正在检索DOGObooks的评论

标签

争取是第一个!
确认申请

你可能已经申请过这份资料。如果还是想申请,请选确认。

链接数据


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/30473512>
library:oclcnum"30473512"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/30473512>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1994"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1994"
schema:description"Interesting times -- A wilderness called peace -- Economy, economies, economists -- Plus ça change -- Foreigners -- The decadence -- A famous victory -- A God in our image -- Cultures -- The nightmare of fear -- The war nobody wanted."@en
schema:description"Caught between the memory of a brutal war won at frightful cost and fear of another cataclysm, France in the 1930s suffered a failure of nerve. "The common sight of wheelchairs, crutches, empty sleeves dangling loosely or tucked into a jacket, had left the French with their fill of combat." Except against each other. Brilliantly chronicled here by a master historian, the 1930s could neither solve insoluble problems nor escape from them. It was not all bad, at least not at first. The First World War had paved the way for millions, men and women alike, out of farm or domestic service into more satisfying employment; more services now catered to middle- and working-class folk. There were fewer servants but more labor-saving devices; social legislation, modern conveniences, greater leisure, made life a little better."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836885376>
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The hollow years : France in the 1930s"@en
schema:numberOfPages"352"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

关闭窗口

请登入WorldCat 

没有张号吗?很容易就可以 建立免费的账号.