course title

Thirty Modern Years (slides)

The Fourth Republic and the Last Empire (slides)

Background Reading:
Popkin, Modern France, pp. 263-284; 293-302.

No Discussion


Further Reading:
Claire Duchen, Women's Rights and Women's Lives in France, 1944-1968 (1994).

Robert Gildea, France since 1945 (1996)--basic textbook.

Gabrielle Hecht, The Radiance of France: Nuclear Power and National Identity (1998).

Richard Jobs, Riding the New Wave: Youth and the Rejuvenation of France after the Second World War (2007).

Richard Kuisel, Seducing the French: the Dilemma of Americanization (1993).

Kristin Ross, Fast Cars, Clean Bodies: Decolonization and the Re-ordering of French Culture (1995).

Vanessa Schwarz, It's So French! Hollywood, Paris, and the Making of Cosmopolitan Film Culture (2007).

Rosemary Wakeman, Modernizing the Provincial City: Toulouse, 1945-1975 (1997).

Irwin Wall, The United States and the Making of Postwar France (1991).

Susan Weiner, Enfants Terribles: Youth and Femininity in the Mass Media in France, 1945-1968 (2001).



"to patch up old Europe"Marshall Plan (Library of Congress exhibition)

TGV
TGV (High-speed Trains)


France's Nuclear Weapons

Dior and the New Look