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France’s Long Reconstruction

In Search of the Modern Republic

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674976412

Publication Date: 01/08/2018


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones


  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Liberation Authorities: Legitimizing the State from Above and Below
  • 2. Available Hands: From Manpower Crisis to Immigration Control
  • 3. Shopkeeper Turmoil: Tax Rebels and State Reformers in the Postwar Marketplace
  • 4. Family Matters: Expertise, Gender, and Voice in the Social Security State
  • 5. Enterprise Politics: The Postwar Nationalizations
  • 6. Reformer Dilemmas: Pierre Mendès France and Michel Debré as Renovators of the Republic
  • 7. Algerian Anvil: War and the Expansion of State Authority
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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