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France: Stacking the Deck

Robert Elgie

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

France has experienced considerable electoral system change, often for partisan motives, but has invariably returned to the two-round system (also known as the double ballot system) in single-member ... More


Gerontocracy

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Nostalgia was more widespread than optimism. The forces resisting change were more powerful than those which accepted or welcomed it. The years after 1914 therefore need to be looked at also from the ... More


The Place of Politics in Life

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The history of French politics is usually presented as a record of failure. That is why French politics are confusing. But to present it as a failure is to misunderstand the significance of politics ... More


Intellectuals and the French Communist Party: Disillusion and Decline

Sudhir Hazareesingh

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278702
eISBN:
9780191684241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278702.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examining the emergence and subsequent demise of intellectual identification with the French Communist Party between 1945 and 1989, this book argues that, after 1978, political conflicts between the ... More


Rethinking the Republic: 1890–1934

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter surveys the long history of dissatisfaction with the Third Republic and its institutions. Some of this dissatisfaction originated ... More


André’s Masked Pleasures

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines how Gide revolutionized the expression of male same-sex desire in the writing strategies he developed for the narcissus plucking moment in Perséphone. In his treatise on ... More


Nationality and Citizenship in Revolutionary France: The Treatment of Foreigners 1789-1799

Michael Rapport

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208457
eISBN:
9780191678011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208457.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1789, the French Revolution opened with a cosmopolitan flourish and progressive observers across the world hailed a new era of international fraternity, based on a new kind of politics. Foreigners ... More


France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of the Sacré-Coeur, or Sacred Heart. The highest point in Paris and a celebrated tourist destination, the white-domed basilica of Sacré-Coeur on Montmartre is a ... More


Introduction

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This book discusses the phenomenon of paranoid politics, or, as it is often termed, conspiracy theory. The focus is on the prevailing belief in the existence of a Jesuit conspiracy in France, which ... More


The Debacle

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter restores the notion of discontinuity by examining the impact of the defeat of May 1940. Without defeat there would have been no Vichy ... More


Laval in Power: 1942–1943

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes the history of the regime from 1942 to 1944. It no longer separates out the three strands of the National Revolution, ... More


Conclusion

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

Conspiracy theory although it projects a simplistic vision of politics, is not an uncomplex thing. Conspiracy theory is a framework of disparate elements brought and held together, and the ... More


Peace through Justice, or the Old Pacifism Defined

Norman Ingram

in The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Pacifism was not born in France after the Great War, rather it has a long and respectable history in the chronicles of 19th and 20th century France. The earliest French peace society dates back to ... More


Love-Mad Women and Political Insurrection in Regency Fiction

Helen Small

in Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184911
eISBN:
9780191674396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184911.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The themes of love-madness and war were clearly coming together in fiction of the early 1810s, albeit often in little more than an attempt to enliven otherwise jaded material. Lady Charlotte Bury's ... More


Collaborationism

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses collaborationism in France between 1940 and 1944. Collaborationism was not only an accumulation of individual stories. It ... More


The Race of Fascism: Je Suis Partout, Race, and Culture

in The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the rhetoric published in the pages of Je Suis Partout, which dealt with issues of race, culture, and fascism. Throughout the 1930s, Je Suis Partout became known for its open ... More


Conclusions

Norman Ingram

in The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The extent to which a political society can accommodate dissent like pacifism illustrates its liberality. It is one of the paradoxes of France; a nation that is individualistic should be intolerant ... More


From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Adrian May

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides an exhaustive reading of the significant yet understudied intellectual review Lignes, from 1987 to 2017, to demonstrate how it has managed to preserve and develop the legacy of ... More


Epilogue

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This concluding chapter argues that the three intellectual streams that fed into what was eventually to become Marxism took shape not only as partial appropriations and transformations of Rousseau's ... More


The Bourgeois Citizen in Nineteenth-Century France: Gender, Sociability, and the Uses of Emulation

Carol E. Harrison

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207771
eISBN:
9780191677793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207771.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book analyses the process by which class society developed in post-revolutionary France. Focusing on bourgeois men and on their voluntary associations, the book ... More


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