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Published: 12 January 2017

290 Pages | 12 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190248628

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From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution

Gender and Family Life in Postwar France

Sarah Fishman

  • The first social history of postwar France to focus on the experiences of common people who had suffered through the traumas of the war
  • Shows how the ideas of love, marriage, and parenting began changing immediately after the war under the surface of a conservative vision
  • Illuminates how the vision of family shifted away from a rigid structure dominated by the authority of the father toward a more dynamic group characterized by engaged relationships between parents and children in the postwar era