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Dire la France
Culture(s) et identités nationales (1981-1995)
Defining France
National culture(s) and identities (1981–1995)
Vincent Martigny
Revisiting the high points of cultural policy under François Mitterrand, examining the policies that instated the 'right to cultural difference' and their culmination during the 1993 Gatt negotiations, Vincent Martigny captures the spirit of a decade that remains crucial to understand contemporary disputes over the question of identity.






Vingtième Siècle 131, juillet-septembre 2016
Les gauches et les colonies
The Left and the Colonies
et al., Céline Marangé
Table of contents: The political influence of colonial actors - The Birth of Vietnamese Republicanism - Algeria's Engineering of Socialist Colonial Policy - The Comintern, the French Communist Party and the Call for Algerian independence - The Messalistes and the French Left



Politique et religion
Relire l'histoire, éclairer le présent
Politics and Religion
Re-reading history, shedding light on the present
Jean Picq
In the face of the awakening of fundamentalisms and violent extremisms, Jean Picq invites us to re-read our history, to identify the key points that have allowed us to define new relations between the spiritual and the temporal and to see the triumph of reason dedicated to civil peace. 



Les banques centrales et l'État-nation
The Central Banks and the Nation-State
Olivier Feiertag, Michel Margairaz, et al.
The entire standard theory of central banking is constructed on the model of independence to the state. Yet the history of central banks comes back to the state, or rather to the nation-state. In order to understand the reasons for this paradox, this book analyses the evolution of the relationship between fifteen central banks and the state.



Le crime de lèse-nation (1789-1791)
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politique
The Crime of Lèse-Nation
History of a Legal and Political Invention (1789-1791)
Jean-Christophe Gaven
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.



La naissance de l'État social japonais
Biopolitique, travail et citoyenneté dans le Japon impérial (1868-1945)
The Birth of the Japanese Social State
Biopolitics, labour and citizenship in imperial Japan (1868–1945)
Bernard Thomann
The book presents the completely new history of Japanese social state whose policies and knowledge were developed in the nineteenth century .



Banques et grande industrie
France, Grande-Bretagne, Allemagne, 1880-1930
BANKS AND LARGE INDUSTRY
France, The United Kingdom, Germany (1880–1930)
Philippe Marguerat
A unique and timely perspective on interactions between capital and industry, especially given the current on-going changes in industry.



Vingtième Siècle 127, juillet-septembre 2015
Histoire et conflits de mémoire en Espagne
Special Issue : History and Memory Conflicts in Spain
et al.
This special issue explores the effects of these memorial debates on how history is written in the 20th Spanish century, offering an overview of research conducted over the past twenty years.



La santé en guerre 1914-1918
Une politique pionnière en univers incertain
HEALTHCARE IN WARTIME, 1914–1918
Pioneering policies in an uncertain world
Vincent Viet
This panoramic volume seeks to shed light on this historical turning point in public health and 'emergency medicine', led by Justin Godart — who would later become a member of both the French Resistance and the Righteous Among the Nations — while also deciphering the sometimes questionable uses of healthcare during wartime.



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