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May '68 and its afterlives [electronic resource] /Kristin Ross.

By: Ross, Kristin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (ix, 238 p.).ISBN: 9780226728001 (electronic bk.); 0226728005 (electronic bk.).Other title: May 1968 and its afterlives.Subject(s): Riots -- France -- Paris | France -- Politics and government -- 1958- | Émeutes -- France -- Paris | France -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1958- | HISTORY | Mei-beweging (1968) | Collectief geheugen | Geschiedvervalsing | Politieke aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 944/.36 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Police Conception of History; 2. Forms and Practices; 3. Different Windows, Same Faces; 4. Consensus and Its Undoing; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index.
Review: "During May 1968, students and workers in France united in the biggest strike and the largest mass movement in French history. Protesting capitalism, American imperialism, and Gaullism, 9 million people from all walks of life, from shipbuilders to department store clerks, stopped working. The nation was paralyzed - no sector of the workplace was untouched. Yet, just thirty years later, the mainstream image of May '68 in France has become that of a mellow youth revolt, a cultural transformation stripped of its violence and profound sociopolitical implications." "Kristin Ross shows how the current official memory of May '68 came to serve a political agenda antithetical to the movement's aspirations. She examines the roles played by sociologists, repentant ex-student leaders, and the mainstream media in giving what was a political event a predominantly cultural and ethical meaning."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"During May 1968, students and workers in France united in the biggest strike and the largest mass movement in French history. Protesting capitalism, American imperialism, and Gaullism, 9 million people from all walks of life, from shipbuilders to department store clerks, stopped working. The nation was paralyzed - no sector of the workplace was untouched. Yet, just thirty years later, the mainstream image of May '68 in France has become that of a mellow youth revolt, a cultural transformation stripped of its violence and profound sociopolitical implications." "Kristin Ross shows how the current official memory of May '68 came to serve a political agenda antithetical to the movement's aspirations. She examines the roles played by sociologists, repentant ex-student leaders, and the mainstream media in giving what was a political event a predominantly cultural and ethical meaning."--Jacket.

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Police Conception of History; 2. Forms and Practices; 3. Different Windows, Same Faces; 4. Consensus and Its Undoing; List of Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index.

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