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The uncertain foundation : France at the Liberation, 1944-47

Author: Andrew Knapp
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The liberation of France was expected to trigger a decisive break both with the Vichy régime and with the pre-war Third Republic. This text analyses a complex process of regime-change, economic renewal, social transformation, and adjustment to a fast-evolving world.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Knapp
ISBN: 9780230521216 0230521215
OCLC Number: 77831134
Description: xv, 263 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : France's "long" liberation, 1944-47 / Andrew Knapp --
The liberation and the institutional question in France / Emmanuel Cartier --
Sénat ou pas Sénat? : the "first" Council of the Republic / Paul Smith --
De Gaulle and the paradox of post-war French politics / David Goldey --
Replacement or renewal? : the French political élite at the liberation / Olivier Wieviorka --
"The politics of political women" : reassessing the first députées / Hilary Footitt --
France's liberation era, 1944-47 : a social and economic settlement? / Herrick Chapman --
Catholics and the long liberation : the progressive moment / Nicholas Atkin --
Whose liberation? : confronting the problem of the French empire, 1944-47 / Martin Shipway --
Moscow, the Parti communiste franc̦ais, and France's political recovery / Natalia Naoumova --
Washington at the liberation, 1944-47 / Charles Cogan and Andrew Knapp --
The half-open window : France and Britain, 1944-47 / Andrew Knapp --
Occupation, liberation, purges : the changing landscape of French memory / Philippe Buton.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Knapp.
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