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Paxton, Robert O.

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The anatomy of fascism by Robert O Paxton( Book )

67 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is fascism? Many authors have proposed succinct but abstract definitions. Robert O. Paxton prefers to start with concrete historical experience. He focuses more on what fascists did than on what they said. Their first uniformed bands beat up "enemies of the nation," such as communists and foreign immigrants, during the tense days after 1918 when the liberal democracies of Europe were struggling with the aftershocks of World War I. Fascist parties could not approach power, however, without the complicity of conservatives willing to sacrifice the rule of law for security." "Paxton makes clear the sequence of steps by which fascists and conservatives together formed regimes in Italy and Germany, and why fascists remained out of power elsewhere." "This book, based on a lifetime of research, will have a lasting impact on our understanding of twentieth-century history."--Jacket
Vichy France: old guard and new order, 1940-1944 by Robert O Paxton( Book )

53 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the truth of Vichy; that in the interests of stability, national feeling favored collaboration with the German-controlled regime. The author concludes that a coalition of the losers and victims of the Third French Republic seized the opportunity offered by defeat in 1940 to try to impose their vision of France on a population that was, at least at first, willing if not enthusiastic partners in a "national revolution."
French peasant fascism : Henry Dorgère's Greenshirts and the crises of French agriculture, 1929-1939 by Robert O Paxton( )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and French and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s France the far-right peasantry wanted an authoritarian and agrarian society. This study examines their singular lack of success and the enduring French perception of themselves as a peasant nation
Vichy France and the Jews by Michael Robert Marrus( Book )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What part did Vichy France really play in the Nazi effort to murder Jews living in France? Few questions, from the end of the Second World War to the present day, have so haunted French society. Here for the first time is a detailed and comprehensive account of Vichy's own antisemitic policies and practices. From the summer of 1940 until shortly before the liberation of France in 1944, the Vichy regime, born of defeat at the hands of the Nazis and a policy of collaboration urged by many Frenchmen, introduced and implemented a wide range of measures aimed at Jews living in France. Comparing German documents with newly available French sources, this book conclusively demonstrates that, contrary to postwar testimony, Vichy unleashed a wave of antisemitic laws independent of German pressure. On coming to power in 1940, Vichy policy began by banning Jews from positions of public influence and from the military, then moved on to the confiscation of property and internment, and ended by cooperating in the deportation from France, and the death in German camps, of over 75,000 Jews. This lucidly written and rigorously documented book definitively establishes French cooperation with the Final Solution- cooperation, the authors conclude, that was virtually inparalleled in all of Europe. -- Publisher description
Parades and politics at Vichy : the French officer corps under Marshal Pétain by Robert O Paxton( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In June 1940 the French Army that Europe had known and feared since Louis XIV vanished in the most overwhelming defeat ever suffered by the military force of a modern nation. This is the story of what really happened to that army. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Europe in the twentieth century by Robert O Paxton( Book )

47 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Fourth Edition presents a current look at the major issues, problems, and crises that have faced Europeans since 1914. EUROPE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY thoroughly addresses the central experiences of war, depression, revolution, and dictatorship, while examining Europe's social transformation and intellectual trends. This new edition is updated through the end of 2000, and includes coverage of the Balkans. It has been revised throughout to ensure readability and accuracy
L'oeil de Vichy = The eye of Vichy by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary program presents a compilation of long forgotten film footage and newsreels produced by the Nazis and French collaborators during World War II. From the small town of Vichy in Central France, Field Marshall Petain's puppet government worked with their Nazi overlords in creating pro-Nazi propaganda. They skillfully produced a strange alternative history of the war years in order to turn public emotion against the Allies and the Jews
De Gaulle and the United States : a centennial reappraisal( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vichy et les juifs by Michael Robert Marrus( Book )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in French and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collaboration and resistance : French literary life under the Nazi occupation by Robert O Paxton( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'armée de Vichy : le corps des officiers français : 1940-1944 by Robert O Paxton( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in French and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'auteur s'attache ici à restituer l'état d'esprit des officiers français entre 1940 et 1944. La majorité adhéra au régime et à son neutralisme, tandis qu'une minorité agissante, tout en restant généralement fidèle à Pétain, prépara des moyens clandestins de mobilisation
Archives de la vie littéraire sous l'Occupation : à travers le désastre by Robert O Paxton( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Syndicats, nous voilà! : Vichy et le corporatisme by Jean-Pierre Le Crom( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 juin 44 by Jean-Pierre Azéma( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raconte les dessous et les enjeux de la préparation du jour J, montre les rivalités nationales autant que l'enthousiasme des libérateurs, décortique les opérations vues des deux camps, les évolutions et les conséquences du débarquement sur la suite de la Guerre. Propose une lecture croisée des faits et met en avant les enjeux géopolitiques et mémoriels du jour J
Vichy et les juifs by Robert O Paxton( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragment de mémoires, 1940-1941 by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anatomy of fascism by Robert O Paxton( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is fascism? By focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did rather than what they said, the esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up "enemies of the state," through Mussolini's rise to power, to Germany's fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and he explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth-century European setting in which it emerged.The Anatomy of Fascism will have a lasting impact on our understanding of modern European history, just as Paxton's classic Vichy France redefined our vision of World War II. Based on a lifetime of research, this compelling and important book transforms our knowledge of fascism--"the major political innovation of the twentieth century, and the source of much of its pain."
Écrits de prison 1940-1944 by Jean Zay( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archives de la vie littéraire sous l'Occupation : à travers le désastre by Robert O Paxton( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The anatomy of fascism
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Vichy France: old guard and new order, 1940-1944French peasant fascism : Henry Dorgère's Greenshirts and the crises of French agriculture, 1929-1939Vichy France and the JewsEurope in the twentieth centuryDe Gaulle and the United States : a centennial reappraisalCollaboration and resistance : French literary life under the Nazi occupation
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Paxton, R. O.

Paxton, R. O. 1932-

Paxton, R. O. (Robert O.)

Paxton, R. O. (Robert Owen)

Paxton, Robert 1932-

Paxton, Robert O.

Paxton, Robert O. 1932-

Paxton, Robert O. (Robert Owen), 1932-

Paxton, Robert Owen.

Paxton, Robert Owen 1932-

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Robert Paxton historien américain spécialiste de la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Robert Paxton US-amerikanischer Historiker

Robertus Paxton

פקסטון, רוברט א.

פקסטון, רוברט א. 1932-

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パクストン, ロバート・O

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