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French Defeat of 1940: Reassessments / Edition 1

French Defeat of 1940: Reassessments / Edition 1

by Joel Blatt
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ISBN-13: 2901571812260
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Joel Blatt teaches at the University of Connecticut at Stamford.

Table of Contents


Joel Blatt


Joel Blatt

Chapter 1. Strategy and Scapegoatism: Reflections on the French National Catastrophe, 1940

Nicole Jordan

Chapter 2. Marc Bloch and the drôle de guerre : Prelude to the "Strange Defeat"

Carole Fink

Chapter 3. Martyr's Vengenance: Memory, Trauma, and Fear of War in France, 1918-1940

Omer Bartov

Chapter 4. Domestic Politics and the Fall of France in 1940

William I. Irvine

Chapter 5. Edouard Daladier: The Conduct of the War and the Beginnigns of Defeat

Elisabeth du Réau

Chapter 6. The Missed Opportunity: French Refugee Policy in Wartime, 1939-1940

Vicki Caron

Chapter 7. Prelude to Defeat: Franco-Soviet Relations, 1919-1939

Michael Jabara Carley

Chapter 8. France and the Illusion of American SUpport, 1919-1940

William R. Keylor

Chapter 9. In the Eye of the Beholder: The Cultural Representation of France and Germany by The New York Times , 1939-1940

Robert J. Young

Chapter 10. Reflections on France, Britain and the Winter War Prodrome, 1939-1940

John C. Cairns

Chapter 11. "Fighting to the Last Frenchman"? Reflections on the BEF Development to France and the Strains in the Franco-British Alliance, 1939-1940

Martin S. ALexander

Chapter 12. French Defeat in 1940 and its Reversal in 1944-1945: The Deuxième Division Blindée

Philip Farwell Bankwitz

Chapter 13. The Trauma of 1940: A Disaster and its Traces

Stanley Hoffmann



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