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Defending national treasures : French art and heritage under Vichy

Author: Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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National Treasures explores the fate of French art and heritage during the Nazi occupation of France, revealing the roots of contemporary cultural policy in the Vichy era and exposing a hidden  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Karlsgodt, Elizabeth Campbell.
Defending national treasures.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010039800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt
ISBN: 9780804770187 0804770182 9780804777827 0804777829
OCLC Number: 929348521
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 382 p.) : ill
Contents: Cultural affairs under Vichy --
Defending French style and beauty --
Exodus --
Museums fit for France --
Saving historic sites --
Archeology and the national revolution --
Recycling French heroes : the destruction of bronze statues --
Endangered local patrimony : bronze statues in Paris, Chambéry, and Nantes --
Jewish art collections --
Art as a negotiating tool --
The Vichy legacy.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt.

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"This book makes several critical arguments, including a strongly documented case for continuity in French cultural policy from the Third Republic through Vichy and the postwar years. Karlsgodt shows Read more...

 
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