Memory Of War In France, 1914-45: Cesar Fauxbras, the Voice of the Lowly

Hardcover | January 19, 2011

byM. Perry

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Memory of War in France examines France in the era of world war through the unconventional eyes of the veteran, activist and novelist, César Fauxbras. It encompasses the French navy at war, the naval mutinies of 1919, the experience of unemployment, interwar pacifism, French defeat in 1940 and Paris under the heel of German occupation.

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Memory of War in France examines France in the era of world war through the unconventional eyes of the veteran, activist and novelist, César Fauxbras. It encompasses the French navy at war, the naval mutinies of 1919, the experience of unemployment, interwar pacifism, French defeat in 1940 and Paris under the heel of German occupation.

MATT PERRY Reader in Labour History at Newcastle University, UK. He has published widely on aspects of twentieth-century labour history in Britain and France. His books include Marxism and History, The Jarrow Crusade: Protest and Legend, and Prisoners of Want: the Experience and Protests of the French Unemployed 1921-45.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230594417

ISBN - 13:9780230594418

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
PART I: GREAT WAR AT SEA
An Ordinary Sailor
Black Sea Mutiny
PART II: THE CRISIS OF THE 1930S
Amongst the Unemployed
A Candide for the 1930s
Pacifism on the Precipice of War
PART III: DEFEAT AND OCCUPATION
Survey of Defeat 1940
Occupation Diary 1941-44
Epilogue
Appendices
Bibliography
Index