Knight-Monks of Vichy France: Uriage, 1940-1945 John Hellman

ISBN: 9781282856226

Published: May 10th 2014

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344 pages


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Knight-Monks of Vichy France: Uriage, 1940-1945  by  John Hellman

Knight-Monks of Vichy France: Uriage, 1940-1945 by John Hellman
May 10th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 344 pages | ISBN: 9781282856226 | 6.79 Mb

In The Knight-Monks of Vichy France John Hellman describes the founding, operation, transformation, and demise of the school, details the institutions ideological and political struggles with other segments of French society, and deals with theMoreIn The Knight-Monks of Vichy France John Hellman describes the founding, operation, transformation, and demise of the school, details the institutions ideological and political struggles with other segments of French society, and deals with the remarkable rise of Uriage ideas and alumni in postwar France.

By focusing on the social, philosophical, and psychological concepts propounded by the staff of the school, Hellman has produced the first study that shows the cole Nationale des Cadres dUriage to have been an original educational and group experience which inspired French youth from very different backgrounds to abandon the liberal democratic tradition for a new political and social vision.

Drawing on a variety of sources, including interviews, newly available archival material, Vichy publications, correspondence, and diary entries, Hellman contributes to the current, lively debate concerning the phenomenon of collaboration and the response of the French population to fascism and to the occupation during the Second World War. This book will be of particular interest to readers concerned with the intellectual and political life of modern France, modern religious thought and experience, fascism and the Vichy regime, changes in France in the prewar and postwar periods, and the third way political option in contemporary Europe.



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