Reconstructing the Rhone: The Cultural Politics of Nature and Nation in Contemporary France, 1945-1997

Reconstructing the Rhone: The Cultural Politics of Nature and Nation in Contemporary France,... Sara B. Pritchard received her PhD in history from Stanford University in 2001. Her dissertation received the Rachel Carson Best Dissertation Prize, awarded annually by the American Society for Environmental History. She held postdoctoral fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania before joining the Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University. This article comes from her first book, tentatively titled Recreating the Rhône: Nature, Technology, and the State in France since 1945. The author thanks Deborah Fitzgerald, Malick Ghachem, Gabrielle Hecht,Tara Nummedal, Jared Orsi, Jeffrey Ravel, Harriet Ritvo, Mary Louise Roberts, Richard White, Rosalind Williams, and the late Lara Moore, as well as the editors of French Historical Studies and three anonymous reviewers, for their insightful comments on previous versions of this essay. 1 Fernand Braudel, The Identity of France, trans. Siân Reynolds, 2 vols. (New York, 1988), 1:7. French Historical Studies, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall 2004) Copyright © 2004 by the Society for French Historical Studies FRENCH HISTORICAL STUDIES Until the late twentieth century the cancellation of the RhôneRhine liaison was politically and culturally unimaginable. During the interwar and post–World War II eras, a broad coalition of politicians, technical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png French Historical Studies Duke University Press

Reconstructing the Rhone: The Cultural Politics of Nature and Nation in Contemporary France, 1945-1997

French Historical Studies, Volume 27 (4) – Oct 1, 2004

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Duke University Press
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Copyright 2004 by Society for French Historical Studies
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0016-1071
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1527-5493
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10.1215/00161071-27-4-765
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Sara B. Pritchard received her PhD in history from Stanford University in 2001. Her dissertation received the Rachel Carson Best Dissertation Prize, awarded annually by the American Society for Environmental History. She held postdoctoral fellowships at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania before joining the Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University. This article comes from her first book, tentatively titled Recreating the Rhône: Nature, Technology, and the State in France since 1945. The author thanks Deborah Fitzgerald, Malick Ghachem, Gabrielle Hecht,Tara Nummedal, Jared Orsi, Jeffrey Ravel, Harriet Ritvo, Mary Louise Roberts, Richard White, Rosalind Williams, and the late Lara Moore, as well as the editors of French Historical Studies and three anonymous reviewers, for their insightful comments on previous versions of this essay. 1 Fernand Braudel, The Identity of France, trans. Siân Reynolds, 2 vols. (New York, 1988), 1:7. French Historical Studies, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall 2004) Copyright © 2004 by the Society for French Historical Studies FRENCH HISTORICAL STUDIES Until the late twentieth century the cancellation of the RhôneRhine liaison was politically and culturally unimaginable. During the interwar and post–World War II eras, a broad coalition of politicians, technical

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