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The Mitterrand era

The Mitterrand era

policy alternatives and political mobilization in France

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Mitterrand, François, 1916- -- Influence,
    • Socialism -- France -- History -- 20th century,
    • Social change,
    • Political stability,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 1981-1995

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Anthony Daley.
      ContributionsDaley, Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC423 .M575 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 285 p. ;
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1274799M
      ISBN 100814718728
      LC Control Number95006343

      If nothing else, it endeavours to set numerous records straight: from the fiasco of France’s tortuous involvement in Algeria, to it’s seemingly complacent lack of involvement amid the genocide of Rwanda; from the semi-collaborationist era of Vichy to both Mitterrand and France’s nigh complete embrace of Mikhail Gorbachev. François Mitterrand was a provincial conservative and Catholic whose prewar political initiation was in rightist student circles, demonstrating in the Paris streets to mock democracy and attack the Popular Front. He flirted with fascism when that seemed first a choice, then a necessity, for France. His service to the wartime Pétainist government in Vichy evolved [ ]. Francois Mitterrand was a French statesman and politician who went on to become the President of France for the longest term (). This biography profiles his childhood, life, political career and timeline.


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Get this from a library. The Mitterrand era: policy alternatives and political mobilization in France. [Anthony Daley;] -- Examines the effects of economic orthodoxy on the French left.

Various essays examine the political impact of economic forces, exploring the relationships between left parties and organized labour. François Mitterrand stares at Anne Pingeot, in red, at the inauguration of the Musee d’Orsay in Photograph: Derrick Ceyrac/AFP It was the secret political love affair of the century.

Sanctioned by Ms. Pingeot (Pan-JOH), 73, and Mr. Mitterrand’s three surviving children, the books read like time capsules from an era when people had emotions, not emoticons.

Shot through with a delicious, wicked sense of humor, The President's Hat is a vivid re-creation of the everyday life of an era. "As entertaining as it is original, this is a story to enjoy like a chocolate with a surprise centre."—Marie France "An enjoyable trip into the heart of the s."—Le Figaro "Impossible to resist"—L'Express/5().

In ‘A Taste for Intrigue: The Multiple Lives of François Mitterrand,’ Philip Short masterfully probes these contradictions."— I covered France as a foreign correspondent during the Mitterrand era, and I thought I knew the man.

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François Mitterrand and the far right has been the theme of a number of books, films and television programmes sincegenerating many column inches and much debate, not to mention rumours and gossip. Pierre Péan's book published in discusses in depth François Mitterrand's formative years in s and s.

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Still, with the end of the Mitterrand era, the race to turn Paris into the capital of 21st century art and architecture has slowed, leaving only the gigantic financial burden and a lot of. François Mitterrand has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings.

François Mitterrand’s most popular book is Lettres à Anne. François Mitterrand, politician who served two terms (–95) as president of France, leading his country to closer political and economic integration with western Europe. The first socialist to hold the office, Mitterrand abandoned leftist economic policies early in his presidency and generally.

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Like Short, I covered France as a foreign correspondent during the Mitterrand era, and I thought I knew the man. Short's fascinating book has showed me how much I didn't know, not only about Mitterrand himself but also about the fraught eras of French and European history on which he left his mark.”Cited by: 1.

In his book published in“La Vème Republique aux Fourneaux” (The 5th Republic Behind the Stove), Mr. Normand describes the Mitterrand era as a miserable one for him, recounting how the president hired a personal cook and never bothered to get to know his own chef.

Under the French Fourth Republic, Mitterrand had served in a series of short-lived coalition governments — including brief spells in the only two left-led governments of the entire postwar era: inhe joined the cabinet of Pierre Mendès France as minister of interior, remaining in that position until the administration collapsed a year.

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Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few years back.

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III. Arts and Culture Book reviews: Mitterrand, A Study in Ambiguity Though French President fromMitterrand’s political and private life hark to a different era, finds Allan Massie.

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Drawing on sociological and historical studies, this article argues that Vernon Subutex charts the contemporary consequences of the neoliberal turn taken during Mitterrand's by: 2. Mitterrand always said he was confident in the way history would judge his era, but a year after his death it is clearer than ever how much trouble he took to make sure history got it right.

Even. France in the 20th century: The Socialist era. An able political strategist, Mitterrand had rebuilt the Socialist Party during the s, working first with the Communist Party and then apart from it. Cuando el presidente estaba librando sus últimos combates contra la enfermedad, un joven y apasionado periodista intenta arrancarle unas lecciones universale.A national homage to France’s first Socialist president looks set to be eclipsed by the publication of the love letters he wrote to his 1,page tome will be published next month.

Yet that did not stop this story from remaining the best-kept national secret of the era for as long as he and the recipient of the letters (as well as Mitterrand’s two sons) wished it to remain so—that is, until and the publication of the photos of their daughter Mazarine in Paris Match.

That, too, required a great deal of art: the.