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Title France and its spaces of war : experience, memory, image / edited by Patricia M.E. Lorcin and Daniel Brewer
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 305 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents War and Its Spaces: Introduction / Patricia Lorcin -- Moralizing War : Military Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century France / Christie Pichichero -- Unfortunate Necessities : Violence and Civilization in the Conquest of Algeria / Jennifer E. Sessions -- Spaces of War: Rural France, Fears of Famine, and the Great War / Martha Hanna -- The Search for Civilian Safe Spaces : Re-evacuating Nord and Pas de Calais in Response to British Bombing, September 1940-March 1941 / Nicole Dombowski-Risser -- The Anglo-American Troops as seen by French Labor Conscripts : Forms of Ambivalent Critical Support / Patrice Arnaud -- De-Prussianizing the Saar : Lessons from the Second World War and the French Path to European Integration / Bronson Long -- Pain and Memory : The War Wounds of Blaise de Monluc / Michael Wolfe -- From the Chemin des Dames to Verdun : Features of the Memory of the First World War in the Monuments to the Fallen in the Red Zone / Alexandre Niess -- National Sacrifices, Local Losses : Politics and Commemoration in Interwar Alsace / Christopher Fischer -- A Disembodied Memory : The Contemporary Legacy of the Great War From a Political Perspective / Julian Fragnon -- Pedestals dedicated to Absence : The Symbolic Impact of Wartime Destruction of French Bronze Statuary / Kirrily Freeman -- Reflections on the Literary Vichy Syndrome since 1990 : Contexts, Chronologies, Metamorphoses / Richard Golsan -- Newspapers, Novels, and the Comic Book War / Libby Murphy -- The Impact of the War in the Writing of Fernand Léger / Béatrice Vernier-Larochette -- Artists, commemorations, and political culture : the Legacy of the Great War / Annette Becker -- La Victoire en chantant : the Cinematographic transfer of World War I in equatorial Africa, between colonialism, patriotism, and politics / Floréal Jiménez Aguilera -- Making Space for War : L'Action française, Je suis partout, and French Right-Wing Visions of the Spanish Civil War / Paul Shue -- American audiovisual propaganda nd France, 1948-1955 / Angélique Durand -- Two films and two wars in the public sphere / Steven Ungar
Summary This book offers a critical study of the cultural and social phenomena of war in the French and French-speaking world through a number of lenses, including memory, gender, the arts, and intellectual history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Collective memory -- France -- History -- Congresses.
War and society -- France -- History -- Congresses.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Influence -- Congresses.
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Influence -- Congresses.
France -- History, Military -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Military history.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Brewer, Daniel.
Lorcin, Patricia M. E.
ISBN 0230100767 (electronic bk.)
9780230100763 (electronic bk.)