The French Army in politics, 1945-1962.

[Columbus] Ohio State University Press [1966] .

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Subjects Armed Forces -- Political activity.
Armée française.
France -- Politics and government.
France -- Politique et gouvernement.
France. Armée -- Activité politique.
France. Armée -- Political activity.
France. Armée.
Politics and government
Politique française 1945-62.
République (Vème)
Series Social science program publication.
Description x, 427 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes "A publication of the Mershon Center for Education in National Security."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-406).
Summary Documented study of the intervention of military groups in French politics, as exemplified in the wars in Indo-China and Algeria, et cetera.
Contents pt. 1. The "great mute" and the beginnings of its demise, 1815-1945. The parameters of discipline -- Foundations of civilian control -- Disgrace through discipline, 1939-1945 -- part 2. The army and the nation : isolation and estrangement. Reluctant mercenaries -- Social origins and politics -- part 3. The political demands of revolutionary-guerrilla war. Political challenge and military response -- Counterinsurgency and military politics -- part 4. Political authority and civilian control. Immobilisme and delegation of power -- Political authority and civilian control in the Praetorian years -- part 5. Attitudes and ideology. The rivals of discipline -- The French military doctrine of La guerre revolutionnaire -- Cleavages within the military establishment.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)236925
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ambler, John S.
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