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The Right in France from the Third Republic to Vichy

Kevin Passmore


This book provides a new history of parliamentary conservatism and the extreme right in France during the successive crises of the years from 1870 to 1945. The book charts royalist opposition to the newly established Republic, the emergence of the nationalist extreme right in the 1890s, and the parallel development of republican conservatism. It moves on to the hitherto unstudied story of conservatism during the Great War, and then to the Right’s victory in the 1919 elections. The book charts the crisis of parliamentary conservatism in the interwar years, and explores the Right’s response to t ... More

Keywords: nationalism, conservatism, extreme right, French Republic, Vichy, Fascism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199658206
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658206.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Passmore, author
Reader in History, Cardiff University