course title

The Fall of France (slides)

Resistance and Collaboration

Background Reading:
Popkin, Modern France, pp. 210-251.Vichy web

Required Reading:
Lucie Aubrac, Outwitting the Gestapo (1983;1994); you should have bought this.

Further Reading:
Philippe Carrard, "From the Outcasts' Point of View: Memoirs of the French who Fought for Hitler," French Historical Studies (summer 2008).

Sarah Farmer, Martyred Village: Commemorating the 1944 Masacre at Oradour-sur-Glane (1999).

Julian Jackson, The Fall of France (2002).

Julian Jackson, France, the Dark Years (2002).

Eric Jennings, Vichy in the Tropics: Pétain's National Revolution in Madagascar, Guadeloupe, and Indochina, 1940-1944 (2001).

Alice Kaplan,The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach (2000).

H.R. Kedward, In Search of the Maquis (1993).

Robert Paxton, Vichy France: Old Guard, New Order (1982; rev. ed 2000).

Miranda Pollard, Reign of Virtue: Mobilizing Gender in Vichy France (1998).

Henry Rousso, The Vichy Syndrome : History and Memory in France since 1944 (1991).

Fabrice Virgili, Shorn Women: Gender and Punishment in Liberation France (2002).

German account
German account of the Fall of France


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