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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.
History.
Military history.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Brewer, Daniel.
Lorcin, Patricia M. E.
ISBN 0230100767 (electronic bk.)
134937931X
9780230100763 (electronic bk.)
9781349379316