Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order / Edition 2

Vichy France: Old Guard and New Order / Edition 2

by Robert O. Paxton
     
 

A disturbing account of the Vichy period, demonstrating how in the interests of stability, French national feeling favored collboration with the German-controlled regime.

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A disturbing account of the Vichy period, demonstrating how in the interests of stability, French national feeling favored collboration with the German-controlled regime.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231124690
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/15/2001
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
438
Sales rank:
677,334
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2001 Edition
Introduction to the Morningside Edition (1982)
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Summer 19403
IThe French Quest for Collaboration, 1940-194251
Pierre Laval and the Paris Connection63
The "New Policy," September-December 194069
The Meaning of December 1392
The Cold Shoulder: Flandin and Darlan101
Darlan's Grand Design109
Darlan's Fall and Laval's Return: April 1942131
IIThe National Revolution136
Competing Visions139
An Answer to Decadence146
Moral Order: The Church148
Moral Order: Education and the Young153
Moral Order: The Family165
France for the French168
The State: Liberty and Authority185
Return to the Soil200
Escape from Class and Competition: Corporatism in Power210
From Persuasion to Constraint: The Emerging Police State221
The National Revolution and Fascism228
IIIThe Collaborators234
Ins, Outs, and Notables241
The French Civil War: 1934-37243
The Revenge of the Minorities249
Experts259
Traditionalists268
The Left at Vichy273
IVCollaboration - 1942-44: Between Liberation and Revolution280
Threats to the Social Order - 1: Resistance291
Threats to the Social Order - 2: Second Front299
Last French Bids for Collaboration: 1942-43309
1944: The Dream of Peaceful Transition, the Nightmare of Civil War326
VA Balance Sheet: The Legacy of Vichy330
Breaks and Continuities330
Vichy and French Society352
Was Vichy a Lesser Evil?357
Profits and Losses374
A Moral Balance Sheet380
App. AThe War Question of January 1942387
App. BGlossary of French and German Abbreviations391
Bibliographical Note392
Index417

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