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Jews and Gender in Liberation France

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Part of Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

  • Date Published: November 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521026963

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  • Taking a new view of France during and after the German occupation, this book challenges traditional chronology concentrating on the Vichy government. It punctures standard interpretations dividing occupied France into resisters and collaborators and explores the resistance concept of an ideal Frenchwoman by using interview material to contest the standard view. French demographers' post-liberation enthusiasm for Nazi population policy, women in the city, and the widespread fervor for the family are also examined. The significance of race--specifically Jewishness--and gender is emphasized throughout this study.

    • Offers a new interpretation of the occupation and liberation of France based on an original analysis of race and gender
    • Breaks with the usual periodization that separates Vichy from the rest of twentieth-century French history
    • Shows the extent to which post-war planning and technocracy in France were marked by nationalist, racialized and gendered thinking
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "K.H. Adler has written an important book that offers readers a stimulating evaluation of the construction of national identity in France after its liberation in August 1944." Canadian Journal of History, David A. Messenger, Carroll College (Montana)

    "Adler's book, elegantly written, sophisticated in conceptualization, and deeply researched, is a welcome addition to the growing literature on French national identity formation, immigration, and assimilationism." The International History Review, Alice L. Conklin, Ohio State University

    "A compelling rereading of the postwar years." H-FRANCE

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    • Date Published: November 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521026963
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.443kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus. 2 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Abbreviations
    Acknowledgements
    1. Introduction: the long liberation
    2. Narrating liberation
    3. Anticipating liberation: the gendered nation in print
    4. Limiting liberation: 'the French for France'
    5. Controlling liberation: Georges Mauco and a population fit for France
    6. Liberation in place: Jewish women in the city
    7. Conclusion
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    K. H. Adler, University of Nottingham
    Karen Adler is Research Fellow, Department of History, University of Nottingham.

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