Canada between Vichy and Free France, 1940-1945

Canada between Vichy and Free France, 1940-1945

by Oliver Courteaux

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442661271
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 12/06/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Olivier Courteaux is an assistant professor in the Department of History at the Royal Military College of Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Prologue

Chapter 1: Ottawa and the Principle of National Unity

Chapter 2: France’s Collapse: “A Painful Controversy”

Chapter 3: “To avoid a break with France”

Chapter 4: A Canadian in Vichy

Chapter 5: The Apprentice Sorcerer

Chapter 6: Ottawa and Vichy: the Controversy

Chapter 7: “The Stick and the Carrot”: Washington’s French Illusions

Chapter 8: The Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon Affair

Chapter 9: The Impossible Rupture: February – October 1942

Chapter 10: Imbroglio in North Africa

Chapter 11: Questions over Recognition, 1943-1944

Chapter 12: Missed Opportunities, October 1944 – September 1945

Conclusion

Bibliography

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Canada between Vichy and Free France analyzes Franco-Canadian wartime relations in much more extensive detail than any other work, with arguments that are persuasive, developed convincingly, and skilfully woven together in a way that is itself innovative and informative. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Canadian history during the Second World War.”

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Canada between Vichy and Free France analyzes Franco-Canadian wartime relations in much more extensive detail than any other work, with arguments that are persuasive, developed convincingly, and skilfully woven together in a way that is itself innovative and informative. This book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of Canadian history during the Second World War.”

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