Quisling: A Study in Treachery

Quisling: A Study in Treachery

by Hans Fredrik Dahl
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521041155

ISBN-13: 9780521041157

Pub. Date: 10/18/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The word "quisling" is used all over the world as a synonym for traitor or treachery. The original Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945) earned notoriety when he sided with the Nazis on the first day of Norway's entry into World War II. This biography traces Quisling's career.

Overview

The word "quisling" is used all over the world as a synonym for traitor or treachery. The original Vidkun Quisling (1887-1945) earned notoriety when he sided with the Nazis on the first day of Norway's entry into World War II. This biography traces Quisling's career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521041157
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/18/2007
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Prologue: innocent?; 1. Back in Norway; 2. The Russian dream; 3. A reluctant leader; 4. Mussolini or Hitler?; 5. A time of crisis; 6. Leader on probation; 7. Revolution from above; 8. Betrayed by Hitler; 9. On the edge of the volcano; 10. An enemy of the people; Epilogue: dangerous?; Archive sources; Bibliography; Index.

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