Reconciling France Against Democracy

The Croix De Feu and the Parti Social Francais, 1927-1945 by Sean Kennedy

Publisher: McGill-Queen"s University Press

Written in English
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  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - France,
  • 20th century,
  • Croix de feu (Organization : France),
  • France,
  • Parti social franðcais,
  • Right-wing extremists
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL10972341M
ISBN 100773532056
ISBN 109780773532052

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Book Info. Reconciling France against Democracy. Book Description: Kennedy describes how the Croix de Feu promised to restore patriotic unity to France but instead demonized the organization's enemies as unfit to be French; its successor, the Parti Social Français, professed a respect for democracy but actually promoted an authoritarian nationalist vision.

Launched as a veterans' group, during the mids the Croix de Feu grew into a nationalist movement with half a million supporters. In Reconciling France against Democracy Sean Kennedy explores how the group, led by François de La Rocque, reshaped French politics and helped set the stage for the repressive Vichy regime.

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