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The Body of the Citizen-Soldier Physical Education and the State

Joan Tumblety

in Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the conceptual and institutional links between physical culturist ‘experts’ and the public powers: the former often functioned as lobbyists or advisers with close ties to ... More


Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Shannon L. Fogg

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Between 1942 and 1944, the Germans sealed and completely emptied at least 38,000 Parisian apartments. The majority of the furnishings and other household items came from “abandoned” Jewish apartments ... More


Introduction: Restitution: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Twentieth-Century France

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The Introduction explores the main themes to be covered in this study of the wartime and postwar experiences of Jews who experienced expropriation and were then responsible for managing restitution ... More


Reconstructing Homes: Rebuilding Private Lives in Postwar Paris

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Using the story of Annette Muller’s arrest during the war and the return to her apartment after the Liberation as a point of departure, this chapter highlights the importance of home in individual ... More


Displaced Persons, Displaced Possessions: The Furniture Operation in France

Shannon L. Fogg

in Stealing Home: Looting, Restitution, and Reconstructing Jewish Lives in France, 1942-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787129
eISBN:
9780191829192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787129.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter establishes the demographic background related to Jews in Paris at the beginning of the Second World War, and also describes the measures taken against Jews after the German defeat and ... More


Revolutionary Beginnings

Andy Willimott

in Living the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism, 1917-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198725824
eISBN:
9780191792793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725824.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 shows how the urban communes and communards drew on pre-revolutionary sources—including the work of the nineteenth-century Russian radical Nikolai Chernyshevsky—alongside early ... More


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