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In the wake of war : `les ancie (Legacy - Antoine Prost

In the wake of war

`les ancie (Legacy

Paperback Published: 9th January 1992
ISBN: 9780854963379
Number Of Pages: 164

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Translated from the French by Helen McPhail This important study examines the politics and social situation of the eight million Frenchmen who served in the Great War.

"It has to be good news that Prost's exemplary study can now be appreciated by a new generation of monoglot readers." --History

"Prost's conclusions are persuasively argued, and historians of the verteran experience elsewhere would do well to take his book as a yardstick against which to measure their own work." --Canadian Military History

List of Abbreviations
Preface to the English Edition
Introductionp. 1
Recollectionp. 3
The Veterans' Movementp. 27
Antimilitarism and Pacifismp. 51
Veterans' Patriotismp. 79
Veterans' Politics: Attitudes and Ethicsp. 95
Veterans' Politics: The Middle Classes and the Regimep. 116
Preface to Vichy and the Fourth Republicp. 137
Postscriptp. 148
Indexp. 149
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780854963379
ISBN-10: 0854963375
Series: Legacy of the Great War
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 9th January 1992
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 13.87  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1