France And Its Spaces Of War: Experience, …

France And Its Spaces Of War: Experience, Memory, Image
This book offers a multi-disciplinary critical study of the cultural and social phenomena of war and its effects, focusing on the modern and contemporary period in France. The contributors analyze how material and psychological devastation resulting from French wars shaped in unique ways the meaning that each war would have for the French, as society was reconfigured in the aftermath of war. Taking up questions pertaining to political commemoration and historical memory, gender, literature, art, and film, France and its Spaces of War offers a broadly interdisciplinary study of war and its cultural impact