Crisis and Commitment: The Life History of a French Social Movement
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Cloth (hardcover), w/o jacket as issued. 190 pages, w/ bibliography and index. Using ethnographic field data from the Larzac plateua in southern France, the Allands document one of the longest and most successful popular protests in modern French history. This copy INSCRIBED by authors on half title page and includes a laid-in postcard written by the author attesting to her dissappointment in the book cover. A clean, tight copy in "as new" condition. Bookseller Inventory # 002791
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This account will be of particular interest to anthropologists and historians of contemporary France and Europe as well as students of protest and social movements, and of contemporary politics in general
Product Description: Using ethnographic field data from the Larzac plateau in Southern France, Alexander and Sonia Alland document one of the longest and most successful popular protests in modern French history-the Larzac struggle. More than a record of the events, the book describes the transformation of a rural society far removed from the political center into a symbol of left-wing action for France and the world. This personal account will be of particular interest to anthropologists and historians of contemporary France and Europe. Students of nonviolence, protest and social movements and of community politics will also find this a challenging and enlightening book.
Title: Crisis and Commitment: The Life History of a...
Publisher: Gordon and Breach
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed By Author
Edition: First Edition
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