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Prisoners of Want

The Experience and Protest of the Unemployed in France 1931-45

Prisoners of Want( )
Author: Perry, Matt
Series title:Studies in Labour History Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2007
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $144.95
Book Description:

Prisoners of Want examines the experience of the unemployed and their protests in France in the turbulent interwar years. It considers the peculiarities of the French experience of mass unemployment and explores the relationship between these movements and the authorities, both government policy-makers and those concerned with public order.The book fills a gap in our knowledge of the French Communist Party, the Resistance, and the French welfare state. As such it will be essential...
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