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A History of Franco-German Relations in Europe : From

A History of Franco-German Relations in Europe

From "Hereditary Enemies" to Partners

By: Carine Germond (Editor), Henning Turk (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st November 2008
ISBN: 9780230604520
Number Of Pages: 286

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This book surveys Franco-German relations from the French Revolution to the 1990s, collecting the most current research from area specialists.

Prefacep. xi
Introduction: Old Foes and New Friends: Historical Perspectives on Franco-German Relations since Napoleonp. 1
Franco-German Relations from Napoleon to World War I
Attraction and Repulsion: Franco-German Relations in the "Long Nineteenth Century"p. 13
War, Occupation, and Entanglements: German Perspectives on the Napoleonic Erap. 27
France and German Dualism, 1756-1871p. 39
Between Coercion and Conciliation: Franco-German Relations in the Bismarck Era, 1871-90p. 49
Traditions of Hate among the Intellectual Elite: The Case of Treitschke and Bainvillep. 61
Franco-German Relations in Interwar Europe
Franco-German Relations, 1918-45p. 75
Franco-German Relations and the Coal Problem in the Aftermath of the First and Second World Wars: From Bilateral Conflict to European Energy Cooperationp. 89
Civic Activism and the Pursuit of Cooperation in the Locarno Erap. 101
Two "Naughty Siblings": France and Germany in the Public Discussion of the Interwar Periodp. 113
Attempts at a Franco-German Economic Rapprochement during the Second Half of the 1930sp. 125
France and the German Economy 1945-48: An Imperialist Policy?p. 137
Postwar Franco-German Relations
On the Path to a "Hereditary Friendship"?: Franco-German Relations since the End of the Second World Warp. 151
A New Framework for Franco-German Relations through European Institutions, 1950 to 1954p. 165
The Relance Europeenne and the Nuclear Dimension of Franco-German Rapprochementp. 177
More than a Geriatric Romance: Adenauer, de Gaulle, and the Atlantic Alliancep. 189
The Soviet Factor in Franco-German Relations, 1958-69p. 199
What Role for Europe in the International Arena of the Early 1970s?: How France and Germany Were Able to Matterp. 211
Franco-German Relations in the Giscard-Schmidt Era, 1974-81p. 223
A Special Relationship: Franco-German Relations at the Time of Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohlp. 235
The "Other" Franco-German Relations: The GDR and France from 1949 to 1990p. 249
The Franco-German-Polish Weimar Triangle: A Strategic Instrument of Franco-German Relationsp. 261
Abbreviationsp. 273
Selected Bibliographyp. 275
Contributorsp. 281
Indexp. 283
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ISBN: 9780230604520
ISBN-10: 0230604528
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 286
Published: 1st November 2008
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.0  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1