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Defending National Treasures : French Art and Heritage Under Vichy

By: Karlsgodt, Elizabeth.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Redwood City : Stanford University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (405 p.).ISBN: 9780804777827.Subject(s): Art and state -- France -- History -- 20th century | Art museums -- France -- History -- 20th century | Art treasures in war -- France -- History -- 20th century | Cultural property -- Protection -- France -- History -- 20th century | France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 | World War, 1939-1945 -- Confiscations and contributions -- France | World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- FranceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Defending National Treasures : French Art and Heritage Under VichyDDC classification: 363.69094409 LOC classification: N9165Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I Visions of National Renewal -- Cultural Affairs under Vichy -- Defending French Style and Beauty -- Part II A sserting French Sovereignty -- Exodus -- Museums Fit for France -- Saving Historic Sites -- Archeology and the National Revolution -- Part III A ccommodation, Opportunity,and Compromise -- Recycling French Heroes -- Endangered Local Patrimony -- Jewish Art Collections -- Art as a Negotiating Tool -- Part IV Le patrimoine and Postwar France -- The Vichy Legacy -- Conclusion -- Reference Matter
Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary: National Treasures explores the fate of French art and heritage during the Nazi occupation of France, revealing the roots of contemporary cultural policy in the Vichy era and exposing a hidden convergence of resistance and collaboration in French museology.
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Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I Visions of National Renewal -- Cultural Affairs under Vichy -- Defending French Style and Beauty -- Part II A sserting French Sovereignty -- Exodus -- Museums Fit for France -- Saving Historic Sites -- Archeology and the National Revolution -- Part III A ccommodation, Opportunity,and Compromise -- Recycling French Heroes -- Endangered Local Patrimony -- Jewish Art Collections -- Art as a Negotiating Tool -- Part IV Le patrimoine and Postwar France -- The Vichy Legacy -- Conclusion -- Reference Matter

Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

National Treasures explores the fate of French art and heritage during the Nazi occupation of France, revealing the roots of contemporary cultural policy in the Vichy era and exposing a hidden convergence of resistance and collaboration in French museology.

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Elizabeth Campbell Karlsgodt is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Denver.

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