Description - The Vichy Syndrome by Henry Rousso
From the Liberation purges to the Barbie trial, France has struggled with the memory of the Vichy experience: a memory of defeat, occupation and repression. In this study, Henry Rousso examines how this proud nation - a nation where reality and myth commingle to confound understanding - has dealt with "les annees noires", specifically examining what the French have chosen to remember and what they have chosen to conceal.
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(235mm x 155mm x 24mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Henry Rousso
Henry Rousso is researcher at the Institut d'Histoire du Temps Present (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique), Paris. Arthur Goldhammer received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.