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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


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... More


The Archaeology of Machinic Mass Consumerism and the Logistics of the Factory Floor in Everyday Life

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 examines the rise of what I describe as machinic mass consumerism on a national context as well as its materialization in the local community. The chapter outlines a context for its rise in ... More


Desertion, Dereliction and Destitution: The Travails of Stranded West African Seamen in the United Kingdom, ca. 1921-1934

Ayodeji Olukoju

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the lives of West African seamen stranded in Britain during the interwar years, the decline of the British shipping industry in the postwar colony, and the reluctance of colonial ... More


Buying Time: British Submarine Capability in the Far East, 1919–1940

James Goldrick

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter by James Goldrick analyzes the Royal Navy's experiences in relation to the submarine force in the Far East during the interwar years. It argues that the story of submarine policy and ... More


‘As a matter of justice’1: the equal pay campaigns from 1924 to 1939

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout the interwar years, equal pay for women public servants was continually marked as an issue for the government, rather than one for the Civil Service (and thereby other sections of the ... More


Foreigners and Strangers: Jews in French Society and Literature between the Two World Wars

Susan Rubin Suleiman

in Revisioning French Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620207
eISBN:
9781789623727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620207.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Susan Rubin Suleiman’s essay explores the status of Jews as foreigners and ‘other’—as étrangers—in French law and literature of the 1920s and 30s. Her essay traces the changes in French law that ... More


Scotts of Greenock, 1711-1945

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This initial chapter outlines the founding of the Scotts Shipyard of Greenock in 1711, and follows the history of the company through to the end of the Second World War. It documents the company’s ... More


Russell and Company to Lithgows Limited, 1874-1945

Lewis Johnman and Hugh Murphy

in Scott Lithgow: Dejá Vu All Over Again! The Rise and Fall of a Shipbuilding Company

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893403
eISBN:
9781786944641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893403.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter outlines the founding of Russell and Company, which would later become Lithgows Limited, from its origins in 1874 through to the end of the Second World War. It documents the company’s ... More


Financial Weakness and Industrial Conflict in Italian Shipbuilding Between the Two World Wars

Giuseppe Conti

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter seeks to examine factors that contributed to the financial distress of Italian shipbuilders during the interwar period. It analyses internal breakdowns within shipping companies, ... More


The Emotions of Internationalism: Feeling International Cooperation in the Alps in the Interwar Period

Ilaria Scaglia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848325
eISBN:
9780191882869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848325.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

By examining a broad range of individuals and institutions engaged in international cooperation in the Alps in the 1920s and 1930s, this book explains how internationalists constructed and used ... More


Mobilizing Memory: The Great War and the Language of Politics in Colonial Algeria, 1918-1939

Dónal Hassett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198831686
eISBN:
9780191869549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This book provides the first detailed account of the political legacies of the Great War in colonial Algeria. Drawing on archival and press sources from both sides of the Mediterranean, it traces the ... More


Contested Access: Conscription, Public Health, and Education from the Fin de Siècle through the Interwar Period

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123608
eISBN:
9780226123882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123882.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the early decades of the twentieth century, Jews and Muslims in Algeria’s south assumed ever more strident, and, increasingly, divergent public postures in the face of French military rule. For ... More


God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Katherine Davies and Toby Garfitt (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God’s Mirror explores how French Catholic intellectual culture in the mid-twentieth century was caught up in the process of transition from a closed, defensive and conceptual theological structure of ... More


A Flashback

Sadhana Naithani

in Folklore in Baltic History: Resistance and Resurgence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823564
eISBN:
9781496823618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823564.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is about the history of folkloristics in the Baltic countries prior to the period under consideration of this research.


From the Waste Land to the Dark Tower: Revitalizing the Rural Gothic in the Interwar Period

Sam Wiseman

in Locating the Gothic in British Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954897
eISBN:
9781789623659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954897.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the evolution of the rural Gothic following the First World War, noting how the legacy of the conflict is evident in an emphasis, for example, upon violence and trauma within ... More


Paul Valéry and French Catholicism:: Recognizing the Context of Renewal

Paul Gifford

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Paul Gifford’s chapter shines the spotlight on Paul Valéry as a precious witness to French Catholicism of the interwar period. Although an agnostic and skeptic, Valéry was deeply exercised by “divine ... More


Jean Grenier and the “Spirit of Orthodoxy”

Toby Garfitt

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Toby Garfitt explores the problem of ideological certainty and commitment in the project of intellectual engagement in France during the interwar years through the work of the philosopher and ... More


Charles Du Bos’s Catholicism and His Politics of Sincerity in Interwar France

Katherine Davies

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Katherine Davies explores the role of sincerity in the life and though of the literary critic and Catholic convert, Charles Du Bos. The notion and practice of sincerity, manifest in Du Bos’s ... More


From Mystique to Théologique:: Messiaen’s “ordre nouveau,” 1935–39

Stephen Schloesser

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Whether to categorize Olivier Messiaen’s music as “mystical” or “theological” has been an ongoing historiographical question for several decades. In this chapter, Stephen Schloesser argues that ... More


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