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Vichy France and the Jews

Michael R. Marrus

Vichy France and the Jews

by Michael R. Marrus

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael R. Marrus and Robert O. Paxton.
ContributionsPaxton, Robert O. 1932-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22069444M
ISBN 100804724997

  Jewish deportees at the Drancy transit camp outside Paris, It’s called “the French paradox.” On the one hand the Germans, with the assistance of the actively anti-Semitic Vichy government and of a certain number of actively anti-Semitic French citizens, deported a shocking number of the Jews living in France between and to their deaths.   But France did exist, and others remember it even if Vichy would prefer not to. Sophie Carraccio works in Vichy's tourist office, promoting conferences and .

VICHY FRANCE AND THE JEWS, MICHAEL R. MARRUS AND ROBERT O. PAXTON French publisher: CALMANN-LEVY U.S. publisher: STRANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 2nd Edition. When Vichy France and the Jews was first published in France in , the reaction was explosive. Before the appearance of this groundbreaking book, the question of the Vichy .   Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Caroline Moorehead A story of wartime bravery and resistance in which a French village helped 3, Jews to .

  Vichy France and the Jews by Michael R. Marrus, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).   A Protestant town's 'conspiracy of good' in Vichy France As the French education ministry revisits Holocaust curricula this month, advocates say Chambon-sur-Lignon's story would be 'revolutionary Author: Robert Marquand.


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Vichy France and the Jews by Michael R. Marrus Download PDF EPUB FB2

VICHY FRANCE AND THE JEWS By Michael R. Marrus author of an earlier book on the Jews of France and the Dreyfus case, Mr.

Paxton has concentrated on the most sinister aspect of Vichy: its. Vichy France and the Jews: with a new Foreword [] by Stanley Hoffmann [Michael Marrus, Robert Paxton, Stanley Hoffmann] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Vichy France and the Jews: with a new Foreword [] by Stanley Hoffmann/5(10). I just finished reading Vichy France and the Jews by Michael R. Marrus and Robert O. Paxton which is a book that highlights and explains the engrained antiSemiticism rampant in France during the second world war.

At times the French tried to 4/5(6). When Vichy France and the Jews was first published in France inthe reaction was explosive. Before the appearance of this groundbreaking book, the question of the Vichy regime's cooperation with the Third Reich had been suppressed.5/5(1).

Village of Secrets begins with the coming of the Nazis to France in and the establishment of the Vichy government under Pétain. It wasn't long until measures of repression against certain targeted groups ("foreign" Jews, Freemasons and Communists) began; the campaigns against them were accompanied by propaganda that targeted these groups /5.

The Vichy regime was the French government which succeeded the Third Republic from July to August It was proclaimed by Marshal Philippe Pétain following the military defeat of France and the July 10 vote by the National Assembly to grant extraordinary powers to Pétain, who held the title of President of the Council.

When Vichy France and the Jews was first published in France inthe reaction was explosive. Before the appearance of this groundbreaking book, the question of the Vichy regime's cooperation with the Third Reich had been suppressed.

Michael R. Marrus and Robert O. Paxton were the first to access closed archives that revealed the extent of Vichy's complicity in the. Get this from a library. Vichy France and the Jews. [Michael Robert Marrus; Robert O Paxton] -- "When Vichy France and the Jews was first published in France inthe reaction was explosive.

Before the appearance of this groundbreaking book, the question of. Vichy France and the Jews. New York: Basic Books, © (OCoLC) Online version: Marrus, Michael Robert. Vichy France and the Jews.

New York: Basic Books, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Robert Marrus; Robert O Paxton; Mazal. Vichy France and the Jews is research that has been done rereading evidence, correspondence, and documents from the persecution of the Jews in France during World War II.

It is worthwhile to highlight some of the critical trends of antisemitism at the time, as well as that which separates French racism from other national discriminatory natures.5/5(1). When Vichy France and the Jews was first published in France inthe reaction was explosive.

Before the appearance of this groundbreaking book, the question of the Vichy regime's cooperation with the Third Reich had been suppressed. The Final Solution began in Junewith Jews required to wear a yellow star. Vichy refused this in the south.

Eager to expel foreign refugees, however, and to earn police autonomy in the Occupied Zone, Vichy carried out mass roundups for deportation in both zones. Almost uniquely, Vichy handed over Jews living in an unoccupied area. Vichy France and the Jews by Michael Marrus, Robert Paxton (Schocken, ) Vichy-Auschwitz by Serge Klarsfeld (Fayard, ) The Collapse of the Third Republic by William Shirer (Pan, ).

The Jews in Vichy France. First, though, a few key facts about the Jewish community in France and French anti-Semitism before the war, without which the history of Vichy’s actions is incomprehensible.1 Inthere were someJews in France (half the number in Germany). Bythis had. Vichy France (July –September ), France under the regime of Marshal Philippe Petain, from France’s defeat by Nazi Germany to its liberation by the Allies in World War II.

France was divided into two zones: one under German military occupation and one left to the French in full sovereignty, at least nominally.

New York Times Book Review "A quite brilliant work giving in fascinating detail the origins and evolution of Vichy's Jewish policies and the support—and sometimes aversion—these policies called forth in the French populationBrand: Stanford University Press.

A poster from the Vichy period shows a disintegrating France on the left, with words like "communism" and "Jewishness" causing the foundation to crumble.

On the right are the words of Pétain's Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. In retrospect it is easy to question Vichy’s Jewish policies. While the government was clearly anti-Semitic and sent large numbers of Jews to concentration camps, two thirds of Jews present in France survived the occupation.

[6] This is one of the highest survival rates for any occupied country during the war. Vichy (vĬsh´ē, Fr. vēshē´), city ( pop. 28,), Allier dept., central France, on the Allier 's hot mineral springs made it one of the foremost spas in Europe, with a casino (now a convention center) and grand hotels.

In addition to bottled Vichy water, pharmaceuticals, clothing, and cosmetics are manufactured. Only"" one-fourth of the Jews in wartime France (or, ab) were deported to death camps in the East, to the disappointment of the Germans—which gave the defenders of Vichy an opportunity to claim, after the war, that French ""obstruction"" had held the number down, that Vichy itself had served as a ""shield."" In blasting those claims, historians Marrus (Toronto).

This book by Robert Paxton has the reputation of being ‘the’ classic work on Vichy France, and deservedly so.

It is a wonderfully researched book based largely on contemporary German and French archives and avoiding, where possible, the self /5(41).The Holocaust in France refers to the persecution, deportation, and annihilation of Jews and Roma between and in occupied France, metropolitan Vichy France, and in Vichy-controlled French North Africa, during the World War persecution began inand culminated in deportations of Jews from France to Nazi concentration camps in Nazi Germany.

Vichy France and the Jews, revisited: Robert Paxton in conversation with Henry Rousso and Phil Nord - Duration: Columbia Maison Française 4, views