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                        1940–1944 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Julian Jackson


This book examines French experiences of occupation during the ‘Black Years’ of 1940–1944. Pulling together previously separate ‘histories’ of occupation, resistance, and collaboration it presents a definitive history of the period. This is a more complex history than the traditional dichotomy between ‘collaboration’ and ‘resistance’, one in which the ideological frontiers between Vichy and the Resistance were often blurred. This study ranges from the politics of Marshal Pétain’s reg ... More

Keywords: occupation, resistance, collaboration, Vichy, Marshal Pétain, liberation, Jews

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198207061
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julian Jackson, author
Professor of History, University of Wales, Swansea

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