Scarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy France by C. PearsonScarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy France by C. Pearson

Scarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy France

byC. Pearson

Hardcover | October 31, 2008

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The first environmental history of Vichy France, examining the intricate and often surprising connections between war, history, and the natural environment during these turbulent years.
CHRIS PEARSON is Research Associate in Historical Studies at the University of Bristol, UK, where he specializes in the environmental history of war and militarism. He has published articles in Environmental History and Revue forestire franaise.
Title:Scarred Landscapes: War and Nature in Vichy FranceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pagesPublished:October 31, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230220126

ISBN - 13:9780230220126


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Map I: Divided France, 1940-1944
Map II: South Eastern France, 1940-1944
The War on Wasteland: Remaking the French Landscape after Defeat
The Age of Wood: Forests in Wartime France
Camargue between War and Peace
Mobilising Mountains in Vichy France
Reconstructing the Environment, 1944-1955
The Nature of Memory in Postwar France

Editorial Reviews

“Pearson provides a compelling synthesis of history, theory, policy, science, and human dimensions of the environment in a text both highly engaging and intellectually provocative far beyond its focal fields of European and environmental history. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All levels/libraries.” -CHOICE