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France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944
     

France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944

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by Julian Jackson
 

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ISBN-10: 0198207069

ISBN-13: 9780198207061

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This new history of Occupied France explores the myths and realities of four of the most divisive years in French history. Taking in ordinary people's experiences of defeat, collaboration, resistance, and liberation, it uncovers the conflicting memories of occupation which ensure that even today France continues to debate the legacy of the Vichy years.

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This new history of Occupied France explores the myths and realities of four of the most divisive years in French history. Taking in ordinary people's experiences of defeat, collaboration, resistance, and liberation, it uncovers the conflicting memories of occupation which ensure that even today France continues to debate the legacy of the Vichy years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198207061
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Historians and the Occupation
1. Anticipations The Shadow of War: Cultural Anxieties and Modern Nightmares
2. Rethinking the Republic 1890-1934
3. Class War/Civil War
4. The German Problem
5. The Daladier Moment: Prelude to Vichy or Republican Revival
6. The Debacle
7. The Regime: National Revolution and Collaboration The National Revolution
8. Collaboration
9. Collaborationism
10. Laval in Power 1942-43
11. The Regime, the Germans, and Administration Propaganda, Policing, and Administration
12. Public Opinion, Vichy, and the Germans
13. Intellectuals, Artists, and Entertainers
14. Reconstructing Mankind
15. Vichy and the Jews
16. The Resistance The Free French 1940-1942
17. The Resistance 1940-1942
18. De Gaulle and the Resistance 1942
19. Power Struggles
20. Resistance in Society
21. The New France
22. Liberation and After Towards Liberation: January to June 1944
23. Liberations
24. A New France?
25. Remembering the Occupation

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