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France : the dark years, 1940-1944

Author: Julian Jackson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new history of Occupied France explores the myths and realities of four of the most divisive years in French history. -- p.[4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Jackson
ISBN: 9780191622885 0191622885 0191542652 9780191542657
OCLC Number: 1035087574
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 660 pages : illustrations, maps)
Contents: Introduction: Historians and the Occupation --
1. The Shadow of War: Cultural Anxieties and Modern Nightmares --
2. Rethinking the Republic: 1890-1934 --
3. Class War/Civil War --
4. The German Problem --
5. The Daladier Moment: Prelude to Vichy or Republican Revival? --
6. The Debacle --
7. The National Revolution --
8. Collaboration --
9. Collaborationism --
10. Laval in Power 1942-1943 --
11. Propaganda, Policing, and Administration --
12. Public Opinion, Vichy, and the Germans --
13. Intellectuals, Artists, and Entertainers --
14. Reconstructing Mankind --
15. Vichy and the Jews --
16. The Free French 1940-1942 --
17. The Resistance 1940-1942 --
18. De Gaulle and the Resistance 1942 --
19. Power Struggles 1943 --
20. Resistance in Society --
21. Remaking France --
22. Towards Liberation: January to June 1944 --
23. Liberations --
24. A New France? --
Epilogue: Remembering the Occupation --
App. The Camps of Vichy France.
Responsibility: Julian Jackson.
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This is the first comprehensive study of the German occupation of France between 1940 and 1944. The author examines the nature and extent of collaboration and resistance, different experiences of  Read more...

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wide-ranging ... The story is regularly enriched by nuggets of unexpected information. * Patrick Marnham, Spectator, 7 July 2001 * a valuable addition to the continuing debate over France's collapse Read more...

 
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