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Vichy's afterlife : history and counterhistory in postwar France

Author: Richard Joseph Golsan
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000.
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"In Vichy's Afterlife, Richard J. Golsan explores the complexities of some of the most provocative episodes of Vichy's curious persistence in France's national consciousness. He argues that each of these episodes, events, and scandals constitutes a crossroads where history and "counterhistory"--Different or competing versions of the past - encounter one another, often with explosive and even destructive  Read more...
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Golsan, Richard Joseph, 1952-
Vichy's afterlife.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606403337
Online version:
Golsan, Richard Joseph, 1952-
Vichy's afterlife.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)608772055
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Joseph Golsan
ISBN: 0803270941 9780803270947
OCLC Number: 43474810
Description: xi, 232 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Body in the Basement --
Memory and Justice Abused: The 1949 Trial of Rene Bousquet --
History as Counterhistory: Modiano and the Occupation --
Collaboration and Context: Louis Malle's Lacombe Lucien and the Mode Retro --
Revising The Sorrow and the Pity: Marcel Ophuls's Hotel Terminus --
The Trial of Paul Touvier: The Law Revises History --
Mitterrand's Dark Years: A President's "French Youth" --
Denying the Holocaust in France: The Past and Present of an Illusion --
From Vichy to Sarajevo: French Intellectuals and the Balkan Conflict --
Memory's Time Bombs: The Trial of Maurice Papon and the Algerian War --
Conclusion: The End of the Affair?
Responsibility: Richard J. Golsan.
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