Vichy France Old Guard and New Order

ISBN-10: 0231124694

ISBN-13: 9780231124690

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Robert O. Paxton
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Description: This study uses German archives and other contemporary materials to construct an account of the Vichy period. It shows how, in the interests of stability, national feeling couldn't help but favour collaborations with the German-controlled regime.

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List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 6/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 438
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus of the Social Sciences at Columbia University. His other books include Parades and Politics at Vichy, Europe in the Twentieth Century,and French Peasant Fascism.

Introduction to the 2001 Edition
Introduction to the Morningside Edition (1982)
Prologue: Summer 1940
The French Quest for Collaboration, 1940-1942
Pierre Laval and the Paris Connection
The "New Policy," September-December 1940
The Meaning of December 13
The Cold Shoulder: Flandin and Darlan
Darlan's Grand Design
Darlan's Fall and Laval's Return: April 1942
The National Revolution
Competing Visions
An Answer to Decadence
Moral Order: The Church
Moral Order: Education and the Young
Moral Order: The Family
France for the French
The State: Liberty and Authority
Return to the Soil
Escape from Class and Competition: Corporatism in Power
From Persuasion to Constraint: The Emerging Police State
The National Revolution and Fascism
The Collaborators
Ins, Outs, and Notables
The French Civil War: 1934-37
The Revenge of the Minorities
The Left at Vichy
Collaboration - 1942-44: Between Liberation and Revolution
Threats to the Social Order - 1: Resistance
Threats to the Social Order - 2: Second Front
Last French Bids for Collaboration: 1942-43
1944: The Dream of Peaceful Transition, the Nightmare of Civil War
A Balance Sheet: The Legacy of Vichy
Breaks and Continuities
Vichy and French Society
Was Vichy a Lesser Evil?
Profits and Losses
A Moral Balance Sheet
The War Question of January 1942
Glossary of French and German Abbreviations
Bibliographical Note
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