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Alsace to the Alsatians? [electronic resource] : visions and divisions of Alsatian regionalism, 1870-1939 / Christopher J. Fischer.

Author/Creator:
Fischer, Christopher J.
Publication:
New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (254 p.)
Series:
Studies in contemporary European history ; 5.
Studies in contemporary European history ; v. 5
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Subjects:
Regionalism -- France -- Alsace -- History.
Group identity -- France -- Alsace -- History.
Alsace (France) -- History -- 19th century.
Alsace (France) -- History -- 20th century.
Alsace (France) -- Ethnic relations.
Alsace (France) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The region of Alsace, located between the hereditary enemies of France and Germany, served as a trophy of war four times between 1870-1945. With each shift, French and German officials sought to win the allegiance of the local populace. In response to these pressures, Alsatians invoked regionalism-articulated as a political language, a cultural vision, and a community of identity-not only to define and defend their own interests against the nationalist claims of France and Germany, but also to push for social change, defend religious rights, and promote the status of the region within the l
Contents:
Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Terms; Note on Places; Note on Archives; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-238) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-66248-1
9786612662485
1-84545-806-0
OCLC:
669127104