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‘Better active today than radioactive tomorrow!’ : transnational opposition to nuclear energy in France and West Germany, 1968-1981

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This thesis examines the opposition to civil nuclear energy in France and West Germany during the 1970s, arguing that small-scale interactions among its diverse participants led to broad changes in their personal lives and political environments. Drawing extensively on oral history interviews with former activists as well as police reports, media coverage and protest ephemera, this thesis shows how individuals at the grassroots built up a movement that transcended national (and social) bo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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ora:6842

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