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Nadia Malinovich

those who suffered because of being Jews.” Confident in their status as fully emancipated citizens of a modern, Western European country, the AlU’s founders wanted to share their bounty with their “less fortunate” brethren around the world. 12 While

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Demos and Nation

Misplacing the Dilemmas of the European Union--In Memory of Stanley Hoffmann

Charles S. Maier

are doing our best to find, ways of parting with Western European dogmas, making ourselves independent from them) the form of organizing a community, that is capable of making us competitive in this great world-race…. We needed to state that a

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Allan Mitchell, 1933—2016

Volker Berghahn

-German confrontation that has dominated Western Europe ever since.” Although his work deserved greater recognition during his life-time, it is to be hoped that its central importance to modern European history will continue be recognized and cited now that he is no

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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

“It means a lot to me that in the Western European countries, namely in Germany, in Switzerland, and in Austria, attention is given and justice is done to my writings.” — Jean-Paul Sartre, Die Presse, 12 July 1952 When Sartre first arrives in

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Christine Adams

? Madame de Pompadour and the Aesthetics of Power,” in Female Beauty Systems: Beauty as Social Capital in Western Europe and the United States, Middle Ages to the Present , ed. Christine Adams and Tracy Adams (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars

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Think Global, Fight Local

Recontextualizing the French Army in Algeria, 1954–1962

Terrence G. Peterson

recognition that France acted “in the interest of its own security,” and the sole apparent victory came in 1960, when French delegates convinced the Assembly of the somnolent Western European Union (WEU) to pass a resolution promising to study the question of

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The Other House

The Secondary Residence in Postwar France

Sarah Farmer

lower than in their home countries. In addition, French regulations made it easy for them to purchase second homes there. The Secretariat d’état au tourisme noted that within western Europe, rural France constituted “a reservoir of spaces at low purchase

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Sophie Meunier

, a record number since 1952. The main international market for French cinema became, for the first time in 2014, North America, which now surpasses Western Europe. In 2015, China became the number one country for admissions to French movies. 2015 was

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What Was So Funny about Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob (1973)

A Comedic Film between History and Memory

Michael Mulvey

overlook the fact that Rabbi Jacob circulated throughout Western Europe and the Americas. The film told French audiences one thing as it sold foreign audiences a positive vision of Frenchness that justified France’s continued global cultural influence

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The Origins of the Anti-Liberal Left

The 1979 Vincennes Conference on Neoliberalism

Michael C. Behrent

commission consisted of politicians, business leaders, and foreign policy scholars from the United States, Western Europe, and Japan. In the late seventies, the Trilateral Commission seemed particularly influential—appearing to many a conspiracy theorist as a