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From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Chris Millington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans’ associations during the ... More


Monument to Defeat: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in American Culture and Society

LAWRENCE A. TRITLE

in Cultures of Commemoration: War Memorials, Ancient and Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264669
eISBN:
9780191753985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264669.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Monument or memorial? Defeat or withdrawal? The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC pays tribute to more than 58,000 Americans who died fighting an unpopular war. Yet today the ‘Wall’, as it ... More


Vietnam Veterans Memorials and Memories

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As Vietnam veterans struggled with a variety of physical, psychological, and social wounds, a public movement grew to honor them. The widespread public belief that veterans had been badly mistreated ... More


The Struggle for Organization

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The idea of establishing institutions which would represent the interests of former soldiers had been popular ever since the First World War. However, official policy was strongly opposed to such ... More


Longing for Home: Forced Displacement and Postures of Hospitality

M. Jan Holton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300207620
eISBN:
9780300220797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Longing for Home explores the psychological, social, and theological impact of forcibly losing one’s home place and asks two questions: What is it about home that makes its loss so profound? And, How ... More


The Union fédérale and the Union nationale des combattants: 1918–33

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concerns the French veterans' movement during 1918-1933. During and after the First World War, numerous associations were founded to represent ex-servicemen in France. Of these groups, ... More


6 February 1934: The Veterans' Riot

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the veterans' involvement of the riot of 6 February 1934. On that night, nationalists and war veterans protested in central Paris against the incumbent left-wing government. ... More


Building a combatants' republic: The campaign for state reform, 1934

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the veterans' campaign for state reform during February to July 1934. In April 1934, the veterans' associations delivered an ultimatum to the right-wing government: reform the ... More


‘We are not fascists’: The veterans and the extreme right

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter concerns the period from 1934 to the election of the Popular Front in June 1936. The issue of French fascism is a key debate in the historiography of twentieth-century France. Scholars ... More


Rejuvenating France: The Jeunes de l'UF and the Jeunes de l'UNC

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the UF and the UNC sought to mobilise the post-war generation in the projects for the renovation of France. The appeal to youth was a prominent feature of French political ... More


The Veterans and the Popular Front

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the period of the Popular Front from June 1936 to November 1938. It concerns the veterans' reaction to the Popular Front at a critical turning point in interwar French politics. ... More


Residential Care Settings for Veterans

Marylou Guihan

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0054
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses residential care within the Veterans Administration (VA), a setting where social workers are very much in evidence. It considers nursing homes on the campuses of VA medical ... More


Incarnating American Civil Religion

Jonathan H. Ebel

in G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Using materials and events from the years immediately following the Great War, this chapter examines the religious dimensions of the relationship between the United States and its military in the ... More


The Vietnam War as a Christological Crisis

Jonathan H. Ebel

in G.I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300176704
eISBN:
9780300216356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300176704.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

The American soldier figured prominently in the civil religious crisis of the Vietnam War, both as an interpreter of war and as a symbol of the nation’s moral standing and ethical capacities. This ... More


“Where Shall We Work and Whom Are We to Serve?”: The Battle for the Tuskegee Veterans Hospital

Vanessa Northington Gamble

in Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The demonstration that occurred on July 3, 1923, on the streets of Tuskegee, Alabama, would turn out to be one of the most explosive events of the black hospital movement. This battle over control of ... More


“The Legendary Christmas Truce”: The First World War, the Christmas Truce, and Social History, 1970–1989

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By 1970 the orthodox narrative of the “senseless” First World War was so firmly entrenched that it permeated all works on the subject during this time, which consistently maintained that the ... More


Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Stephen R. Ortiz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The period between World Wars I and II was a time of turbulent political change, with suffragists, labor radicals, demagogues, and other voices clamoring to be heard. One group of activists that has ... More


Cuban Cigar Makers in Havana, Key West, and Ybor City, 1850s–1890s: A Single Universe?

Evan Matthew Daniel

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter underscores both the unity and diversity of the various nodes that made up the transnational network of tobacco workers and anarchist activists in Cuba and Florida in the second half of ... More


Our fighting sisters: Nation, memory and gender in Algeria, 1954-2012

Natalya Vince

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091070
eISBN:
9781781708675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091070.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Between 1954 and 1962, Algerian women played a major role in the struggle to end French rule in one of the most violent wars of decolonisation of the twentieth century. Our Fighting Sisters is the ... More


Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

Jack Tsai (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190695132
eISBN:
9780190695163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695132.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Homelessness among Veterans has been of major public concern for over three decades. Tens of billions of federal dollars have been spent to prevent and end veteran homelessness. Substantial knowledge ... More


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