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The French Right Between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism / Edition 1

The French Right Between the Wars: Political and Intellectual Movements from Conservatism to Fascism / Edition 1

by Samuel Kalman, Sean Kennedy


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ISBN-13: 9781785330407
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 274
Sales rank: 964,697
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Samuel Kalman is Associate Professor at St. Francis Xavier University. He is the author of French Colonial Fascism: The Extreme Right in Algeria, 1919-1939 (Palgrave, 2013), The Extreme Right in Interwar France: The Faisceau and the Croix de Feu (Asghate, 2008), numerous book chapters and journal articles, and editor of the 2010 special issue of the journal Historical Reflections/R é flexions historiques devoted to the theme of colonial violence.

Table of Contents


List of Abbreviations

Notes on the Contributors


PART 1: Political Movements

Chapter 1. Collective Psychology, anti-Southern Prejudice and Constitutional Reform in 1930s France: The Stavisky Affair and the Riots of 6 February 1934

Kevin Passmore

Chapter 2. Avec une brutalité toute particulière : Fascist Sympathies, Racial Violence, and the Municipal Police and Gendarmerie in Oran, 1936-37

Samuel Kalman

Chapter 3. The Veterans and the Extreme Right: The Union nationale des combattants, 1927-1936

Chris Millington

Chapter 4. Pacifism, the Fascist Temptation and the Ligue des droits de l’homme

Norman Ingram

PART 2: Gender and the Right

Chapter 5. Right-Wing Feminism and Conservative Women’s Militancy in Interwar France

Magali Della Sudda

Chapter 6. Gender, the Family, and the Fascist Temptation: Visions of Masculinity in the Natalist-Familialist Movement, 1922-1940

Cheryl A. Koos

Chapter 7. Was there a Fascist Femininity? Gender and French Fascism in Political Context

Geoff Read

Chapter 8. An Overview of Women and Gender in French Fascism

Daniella Sarnoff

PART 3: Intellectual and Cultural Trends

Chapter 9. “Our Body Doesn’t Have to be Ugly”: Physical Culture, Gender, and Racial Rejuvenation in the Croix de feu/Parti social français

Caroline Campbell

Chapter 10. Defending Christian Civilization: The Evolving Message of the Parti social français, 1936-1939

Sean Kennedy

Chapter 11. Were French Elites Allergic to Fascism? A Study of the Reception of the 1930s Dictatorships in Three French Periodicals

Laurent Kestel

Chapter 12. Salvation, Satire, and Solidarity: Right-Wing Culture in Interwar France

Jessica Wardhaugh

PART 4: Historiography

Chapter 13. Beyond Left and Right, and the Politics of the Third Republic: A Conversation

William D. Irvine

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