France and the Second World War: Resistance, Occupation and Liberation

France and the Second World War: Resistance, Occupation and Liberation

by Peter Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415238978

ISBN-13: 9780415238977

Pub. Date: 10/25/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

France and the Second World War is a concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history - world war and occupation. During World War Two, France had the dramatic experience of occupation by the Germans and the legacy of this traumatic time has lived on until today, to the enduring fascination of historians and students.

Overview

France and the Second World War is a concise introduction to a crucial and controversial period of French history - world war and occupation. During World War Two, France had the dramatic experience of occupation by the Germans and the legacy of this traumatic time has lived on until today, to the enduring fascination of historians and students.
France and the Second World War provides a fresh and balanced insight into the events of this era of conflict, exploring the key themes of:
* Occupation as a social, economic and political phenomenon
* the Vichy regime and the politics of collaboration
* the 'resistance', resistors and its ideology
* the liberation
* the legacy of the wartime period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415238977
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/25/2000
Series:
Introduction to History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface

Chronology

Chapter 1: Occupation and context

Chapter 2: Vichy and collaboration: From the National Revolution to Hiter's Revolution

Chapter 3: Resistance: Internal and External

Chapter 4: Liberation: Freedom, hope and relief

Chapter 5 Legacy: An era still alive

Evaluation: Issues and themes

Bibliography

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