Memories of May '68 : France's Convenient Consensus
By: Reynolds, Chris.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.French and Francophone Studies: Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (200 p.).ISBN: 9780708324172.Subject(s): France -- Politics and government -- 1958- | Protest movements -- France -- History -- 20th century | Riots -- France -- Paris -- History | Social movements -- France -- History -- 20th century | Student movements -- France -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Memories of May '68 : France's Convenient ConsensusDDC classification: 306.09 | 944.0836 LOC classification: DC412 .R49 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Series Editors' Preface; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The emergence of a convenient consensus; 1968: consensus and disagreement; Current attitudes to the events of 1968; May/June 1968 and the French university system; 2008 - 'Liquidate', consolidate and innovate; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
For over forty years now, 1968 in France has been the focus of much attention. While mai 68 is certainly seen as a watershed in the development of French society, a common narrative that portrays it in an increasingly reductive light has become prevalent. As a result, the French collective memory of 1968 has been shaped and cultivated in such a way that undermines true magnitude of the 'events'. Why this is the case, who benefits from the dominance of this consensus and to what extent the history of 1968 is retrievable are the questions that underpin Memories of mai 68: France's Convenient Con
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