Memory of War in France, 1914-45 (eBook, PDF) - Perry, M.
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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan UK
  • Erscheinungstermin: 19. Januar 2011
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780230297746
  • Artikelnr.: 45963498

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
'It is to Perry's credit that each chapter leaves the reader wanting to read more of Fauxbras.' - Chris Millington, Cardiff University, French History

'Fauxbras is an intrinsically interesting character, and Perry is to be praised for rescuing him from relative obscurity...Memory of War in France provides a springboard for future social histories of memory and an engaging narrative of one man's attempt to understand, critique and shape the testing times he lived through.' -Chris Pearson, University of Warwick, Journal of Contemporary History

'As well as providing a rich and fascinating account of the experiences of ordinary people in these extraordinary times, it also offers a stimulating reflection on the relationship between micro- and macro-history, its emphasis on individual political trajectories a timely counter-balance to studies of collective memory...In itself, Perry's book is a model of the historian's craft. It should appeal not only to political and cultural historians of twentieth-century France, but also to those interested in the writing of history itself.' Jessica Wardhaugh, University of Warwick, English Historical Review