By Christopher J. Fischer
The area of Alsace, situated among the hereditary enemies of France and Germany, served as a trophy of struggle 4 instances among 1870–1945. With each one shift, French and German officers sought to win the allegiance of the neighborhood population. in line with those pressures, Alsatians invoked regionalism-articulated as a political language, a cultural imaginative and prescient, and a group of identity-not in simple terms to outline and protect their very own pursuits opposed to the nationalist claims of France and Germany, but in addition to push for social switch, guard spiritual rights, and advertise the prestige of the zone in the better nationwide group. Alsatian regionalism even if, used to be neither unitary nor unifying, as Alsatians themselves have been divided politically, socially, and culturally. the writer indicates that the Janus-faced personality of Alsatian regionalism issues to the ambiguous position of neighborhood id in either fostering and inhibiting loyalty to the kingdom. ultimately, the writer makes use of the case of Alsace to discover the conventional designations of French civic nationalism as opposed to German ethnic nationalism and argues for the robust similarities among the 2 nations' conceptions of nationhood.
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Alsace to the Alsatians?: Visions and Divisions of Alsatian Regionalism, 1870-1939 (Contemporary European History) by Christopher J. Fischer