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From 1940 to 1944, the French people adapted in a variety of ways to life under the domination of Nazi Germany. France under the Germans is the definitive study of the choices made by ordinary French citizens during that turbulent historical period, exposing for the first time the degree of their complicity with the Nazis. Acclaimed Swiss historian Philippe Burrin makes use of a wide variety of newly discovered sources: the records of businesses, industrial organizations, and banks; police files; and reports on mail censorship and telephone conversations. France under the Germans is an extraordinary analysis of the ways in which people respond under extreme pressure, and of how people can betray not only their countries but themselves.

Synopsis:

From 1940 to 1944, the French people adapted in a variety of ways to life under the domination of Nazi Germany. This book offers the definitive study of the choices made by ordinary French citizens during that turbulent historical period, exposing for the first time the degree of their complicity with the Nazis. Illustrations.

About the Author

Philippe Burrin is a professor of international history in the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. His previous books include France Under the Germans and Hitler and the Jews. He lives in Geneva, Switzerland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565844391
Subtitle:
Collaboration and Compromise
Translator:
Lloyd, Janet
Translator:
Lloyd, Janet
Preface:
Burrin, Philippe
Author:
Burrin, Philippe
Publisher:
New Press, The
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
History
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
France
Subject:
1940-1945
Subject:
World History-France
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980815
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 26.5 lb

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