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limitations of considering the Harkis and other participants in the Algerian War as unified memory camps, a constituent element of the memory war model. Conceiving of memory debates in terms of a “war” also obscures the ways in which narrating the past can

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, Sophie Meunier examines France’s role in the world, a subject Stanley returned to time and again over the course of his career. Meunier draws up a current balance sheet of France’s influence abroad as a political and economic player and as a model that

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Manufacturing a Multifunctional Countryside

Operational Landscapes, Urban Desire, and the French State, 1945–1976

Venus Bivar

demonstrate how new patterns of production and consumption worked together to fundamentally remap the ordering of the French landscape. I argue that the pursuit of economic growth led the French state to transition from a productivist model that emphasized

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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

-European university process constituted a “consciously pursued strategy to employ a Europe-wide model as a means for addressing difficult, if not insoluble, issues in France itself.” 6 Allègre was quite open about this, writing a few years later that he wanted to

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Marrying into the Nation

Immigrant Bachelors, French Bureaucrats, and the Conjugal Politics of Naturalization in the Third Republic

Nimisha Barton

conjugal model, invited bureaucratic distrust. When Russian caster Meyer Rotbourg sought naturalization in 1921, the Paris prefect of police noted, “Apart from his irregular liaison with a Frenchwoman whom he proposes to marry, his conduct does not occasion

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The Office de la Famille Française

Familialism and the National Revolution in 1940s Morocco

Margaret Cook Andersen

promoting the virtues of motherhood and the male breadwinner model. Ultimately, French family policy in Morocco became a model that other French colonies and protectorates sought to emulate due to the extensive nature of the FFO’s family benefits and its

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Allan Mitchell, 1933—2016

Volker Berghahn

secondary education against the backdrop of what Allan called the “German Model.” The same applies to higher education, a field in which Germany had also become a model to the United States. Even if the Republic was stabilized against its irredentist

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Richard Ivan Jobs, Judith Surkis, Laura Lee Downs, Nimisha Barton, and Kimberly A. Arkin

itself. Rather than introducing or easing an unfamiliar reader into the topic under study, I found this introduction to be unnecessarily dense by hurriedly running through a host of theoretical models, complicating matters rather than clarifying them. The

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Nick Underwood

and winter coat. That coat, unlike the grey models in which the Jewish men are shown, would most likely have been a brown chevoit (the predominant style of interwar men’s coats), which is similar to brown tweed. I have found little photographic

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Colette française (et fille de zouave)

Colette and the French Singularity

Kathleen Antonioli

writer after the war also involves a rejection of earlier women writers. When Colette's natural, instinctive femininity becomes the model for women's writing, then other models must be discarded. Thérive concludes that Colette's works contain “leçons de