The Uncertain Foundation: France at the Liberation 1944-47 by A. KnappThe Uncertain Foundation: France at the Liberation 1944-47 by A. Knapp

The Uncertain Foundation: France at the Liberation 1944-47

EditorA. Knapp, Andrew Andrew

Hardcover | June 27, 2007

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France's liberation was expected to trigger a decisive break both with the Vichy régime and with the pre-war Third Republic. What happened, over three crucial years (1944-47), was an untidy patchwork of unplanned continuities and false starts - along with fresh departures that defined France's future for the next half-century. Prepared by an international team of specialists, The Uncertain Foundation analyses a complex process of regime change, economic renewal, social transformation, and adjustment to a fast-evolving world.

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ANDREW KNAPP is Professor of French Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Reading.
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Title:The Uncertain Foundation: France at the Liberation 1944-47Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 27, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230521215

ISBN - 13:9780230521216

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Introduction: France's 'Long' Liberation, 1944-47--A.Knapp * The Liberation and the Institutional Question in France--E.Cartier * 'Sénat ou pas Sénat?' - The 'First' Council of the Republic--P.Smith * De Gaulle and the Paradox of Post-War French Politics--D.Goldey * Replacement or Renewal? The French Political Élite at the Liberation--O.Wieviorka * 'The Politics of Political Women': Reassessing the First Députées--H.Footitt * France's Liberation Era, 1944-47: A Social and Economic Settlement?--H.Chapman * Catholics and the Long Liberation: The Progressive Moment--N.Atkin * Whose Liberation? Confronting the Problem of the French Empire, 1944-1947--M.Shipway * Moscow, the Parti Communiste Français, and France's Political Recovery--N.Naoumova * Washington at the Liberation, 1944-1947--C.Cogan & A.Knapp * The Half-Open Window: France and Britain, 1944-1947--A.Knapp * Occupation, Liberation, Purges: the Changing Landscape of French Memory--P.Buton