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Author Stovall, Tyler

Title Paris and the Spirit of 1919 : Consumer Struggles, Transnationalism and Revolution
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (356 pages)
Series New Studies in European History
New studies in European history.
Contents Cover; PARIS AND THE SPIRIT OF 1919; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: a year like no other; 1919 IN HISTORY; PARIS, FROM NINETEENTH TO TWENTIETH CENTURY; CLASS AND IDENTITY: CONSUMERISM, DIFFERENCE, AND GLOBALIZATION; CHAPTER 1: The consumers' war; THE WORLD OF GOODS GOES TO WAR; HOUSING AND THE MORATORIUM ON RENTS; THE POLITICS OF FOOD IN WARTIME PARIS; FASHION ON STRIKE; THE HUNGRY YEARS: CONSUMERS AND THE STATE IN 1917-1918; CHAPTER 2: The working class of Paris: definitions and identities
CHAPTER 6: Time, money, and revolution: the metalworkers' strike of June 1919TIME VS. MONEY; TOWARD THE METALWORKERS' STRIKE; A GENERAL STRIKE OF PARISIAN METALWORKERS; REVOLT IN THE SUBURBS AND THE COMMUNE OF SAINT-DENIS; GENERAL STRIKE, INTERNATIONAL STRIKE, AND DEFEAT; Conclusion: legacies; Bibliography; ARCHIVES; NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS; OTHER PUBLISHED PRIMARY SOURCES; SECONDARY SOURCES; Index
THE WORKING PEOPLE OF PARIS: AN OVERVIEWAUTOBIOGRAPHY, SELF-REPRESENTATION, AND IDENTITY; CHAPTER 3: Remaking the French working class: race, gender, and exclusion; GENDER, RACE, AND ETHNICITY IN WORKING-CLASS PARIS; REDEFINING THE PARIS WORKING CLASS; CHAPTER 4: Spectacular politics; PARIS, CAPITAL OF THE WORLD; CLASS IDENTITY AND URBAN PUBLIC SPACE; CHAPTER 5: Consumer movements; DEMOBILIZING THE CONSUMER ECONOMY; THE STRUGGLE FOR A PLACE TO LIVE; "LONG LIVE THE RENTERS! LONG LIVE THE WORKERS' INTERNATIONALE!"; RIOTS IN THE MARKETPLACE; RISE AND FALL OF THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEES; CONCLUSION
Summary This history of Paris in 1919 explores the global implications of French political activism at the end of World War I
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Popular fronts -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Strikes and lockouts -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
France -- History -- 1914-1940.
Paris (France) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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