France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944 by Julian Jackson

France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944

byJulian Jackson

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The French call them 'the Dark Years'...This definitive new history of Occupied France explores the myths and realities of four of the most divisive years in French history.Taking in ordinary people's experiences of defeat, collaboration, resistance, and liberation, it uncovers the conflicting memories of occupation which ensure that even today France continues to debate the legacy of the Vichy years.

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Julian Jackson is a Professor of History, University of Wales, Swansea.
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Title:France: The Dark Years, 1940-1944Format:PaperbackPublished:March 1, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

IntroductionAnticipations1. The Shadow of War: Cultural Anxieties and Modern Nightmares2. Rethinking the Republic 1890-19343. Class War/Civil War4. The German Problem5. The Daladier Moment: Prelude to Vichy or Republican Revival6. The DebacleThe Regime: National Revolution and Collaboration7. The National Revolution8. Collaboration9. Collaborationism10. Laval in Power 1942-43The Regime, the Germans, and Administration11. Propaganda,Policing, and Administration12. Public Opinion, Vichy, and the Germans13. Intellectuals, Artists, and Entertainers14. Reconstructing Mankind15. Vichy and the JewsThe Resistance16. The Free French 1940-194217. The Resistance 1940-194218. De Gaulle and the Resistance 194219. Power Struggles20. Resistance in Society21. The New FranceLiberation and After22. Towards Liberation: January to June 194423. Liberations24. A New France?25. Remembering the Occupation

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`Julian Jackson ... has managed to tease the complexities of the occupation into a story that is both ingenious and convincing ... This book consciously eschews the shock tactics so often adopted by Anglo-Saxon historians who write about Vichy ... He is particularly good at evoking thedangerous glamour of that small group who dominated artistic and intellectual life in occupied Paris.'Economist (UK), 13 July 2001