Marianne In Chains: Daily Life In The Heart Of France During The German Occupation by Robert GildeaMarianne In Chains: Daily Life In The Heart Of France During The German Occupation by Robert Gildea

Marianne In Chains: Daily Life In The Heart Of France During The German Occupation

byRobert Gildea

Paperback | June 30, 2004

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In France, the German occupation is called simply the "dark years." There were only the "good French" who resisted and the "bad French" who collaborated. Marianne in Chains, a broad and provocative history drawing on previously unseen archives, firsthand interviews, diaries, and eyewitness accounts, uncovers the complex truth of the time. Robert Gildea's groundbreaking study reveals the everyday life in the heart of occupied France; the pressing imperatives of work, food, transportation, and family obligations that led to unavoidable compromise and negotiation with the army of occupation.

Robert Gildea is a professor of modern French history at the University of Oxford. His previous books include France Since 1945 and The Past in French History. He lives in Oxford, England.
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Title:Marianne In Chains: Daily Life In The Heart Of France During The German OccupationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.26 × 5.54 × 1.01 inPublished:June 30, 2004Publisher:Picador USALanguage:English

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"Gildea has done a great service...A considerable achievement." -The New York Times"[A] carefully researched and richly nuanced study." -The Boston Globe"Subtle and humane." -The New Yorker"A searching inquiry...Provocative--and timely." -Kirkus Reviews (starred)"Stunning...In his nuanced and intricate work of historical reconstruction Gildea has grappled heroically with the ambiguity at the heart of history and in the heart of man." -The Atlantic Monthly