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France since 1945

(see also France 1870-1940, France: Vichy Regime, France: Corsica, Algeria, Vietnam before 1965, Muslims in Europe)

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On the Web: Articles

Background information on Jean Marie Le Pen & French National Front

French dissent voting 'banned'. BBC News (5/3/02).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

BBC site on 2002 French elections.

French National Front.

In the Library: Articles

An Observer. "The French left: background to elections," Monthly Review 29,9 (2/78):8-18.

Ellwood, David. “French anti-Americanism & McDonald’s,” History Today (2/01):34-36.

Johnstone, Diana. "Reformer seeks to build new left movement," In These Times (3/30/88):9.
Independent candidacy of Pierre Juquin for president.

Kramer, Jane. "Taking the veil," New Yorker (11/22/04):59-71. On France's prohibition of religious paraphernalia in public schools.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bess, Michael. The Light-Green Society: Ecology & Technological Modernity in France, 1960-2000 (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 2003).

Brogi, Alessandro. A Question of Self-Esteem: The US & the Cold War Choices in France & Italy, 1944-1958 (Westport CT: Praeger, 2002).

Chesneaux, Jean. Le PCF: un art de vivre (Paris: Maurice Nadeau, 1980).

Evans, Martin. Memory of Resistance: French Opposition to the Algerian War 1954-62 (London: Berg, 1997).

Larkin, Maurice. France Since the Popular Front: Government & People 1936-1996 (NY: Oxford, 1997).

McMillan, James F. Twentieth-Century France: Politics & Society in France 1898-1991 (NY: Oxford, 1992).

Singer, Daniel. Deserter from Death: Dispatches from Western Europe, 1950-2000 (NY: Nation Books, 2005).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Caribbean in Paris (Antilles sur Seine)" [2001], dir. Pascal Legitimus, 134m.

"Drowning by Bullets" [1992], dir. Philip Brooks & Alan Hayling, 52m. From First Run/Icarus. Massacre of Algerian protesters in Paris during war for Algerian independence, 10/17/61.

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