France Since 1871
Yale,, Fall 2007 , Prof. John Merriman
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Introduction - The Paris Commune and Its Legacy - Centralized State and Republic - A Nation? Peasants, Language, and French Identity - The Waning of Religious Authority - Workshop and Factory - Mass Politics and the Political Challenge from the Left - Dynamite Club: The Anarchists - General Boulanger and Captain Dreyfus - Cafs and the Culture of Drink - Paris and the Belle poque - French Imperialism (Guest Lecture by Charles Keith) - The Origins of World War I - Trench Warfare - The Home Front - The Great War, Grief, and Memory (Guest Lecture by Bruno Cabanes) - The Popular Front - The Dark Years: Vichy France - Resistance - Battles For and Against Americanization - Vietnam and Algeria - Charles De Gaulle - May 1968 - Immigration
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France Since 1871 (HIST 276)
Frances colonial territories were of very high importance after the embarrassment of occupation during World War II. Algeria, in particular, was a complicated case because it involved large numbers of French settlers, the pieds-noirs. Despite international support for Algerian independence, right-wing factions in the military and among the colonizers remained committed to staying the course. After Charles de Gaulle presided over French withdrawal, the cause of the pieds-noirs has remained divisive in French political life, particularly on the right.
0000 - Chapter 1. Decolonization After the Second World War
0513 - Chapter 2. Vietnamese Independence Ho Chi Minh and the Vietminh
1431 - Chapter 3. The Algerian Case The Colons versus the Front de Libération Nationale
2118 - Chapter 4. The Fight for North Africa Rise of Right-Wing Military Control
2909 - Chapter 5. De Gaulles Return to Power Betrayal of the Army, the Exit from Algeria
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This course was recorded in Fall 2007.
Sep 12, 2018
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March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.