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The imaginary revolution : Parisian students and workers in 1968

Author: Michael Seidman
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2004.
Series: International studies in social history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The events of 1968 have been seen as a decisive turning point in the Western world of even mythical significance. The author takes a critical look at the conclusion that "May 1968" was remarkable not because of the actual transformations it produced but rather by virtue of the revolutionary power that much of the media and most scholars have attributed to it and which turned it into a symbol of a youthful, renewed,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Seidman, Michael (Michael M.).
Imaginary revolution
(DLC) 2003063940
(OCoLC)54007245
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Seidman
ISBN: 9780857456830 0857456830
OCLC Number: 1012471958
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 310 pages) : illustrations, cartes.
Contents: Introduction: May 1968 --
a Rupture? 1 --
Chapter 1 Sex, Drugs, and Revolution 17 --
Chapter 2 Making Desires Reality 53 --
Chapter 3 Incendiary Occupations 91 --
Chapter 4 Workers Respond 161 --
Chapter 5 The Spectacle of Order 215 --
Conclusion: A Modest or Mythical May? 272.
Series Title: International studies in social history.
Responsibility: Michael Seidman.

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The events of 1968 have been seen as a decisive turning point in the Western world of even mythical significance. The author takes a critical look at "May 1968" and questions whether the events were  Read more...

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