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De Gaulle

Author: Julian Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press ofHarvard University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept the Nazi domination of France, Julian Jackson captures Charles de Gaulle as never before. Drawing on unpublished letters, memoirs, and papers from the recently opened de Gaulle archive, he shows how this volatile visionary of staunch faith and conservative beliefs infuriated Churchill, challenged American hegemony, recognized the limitations of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Jackson
ISBN: 0674241452 9780674241459
OCLC Number: 1089957730
Description: xl, 887 pages : maps, photos, 23 cm
Responsibility: Julian Jackson

Abstract:

In this definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept the Nazi domination of France, Julian Jackson captures Charles de Gaulle as never before. Drawing on unpublished letters, memoirs, and papers from the recently opened de Gaulle archive, he shows how this volatile visionary of staunch faith and conservative beliefs infuriated Churchill, challenged American hegemony, recognized the limitations of colonial ambitions in Algeria and Vietnam, and put a broken France back at the center of world affairs

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