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The legacy of Nazi occupation

patriotic memory and national recovery in Western Europe, 1945-1965

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This edition was published in by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, . New York, NY, USA.

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This volume, in Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare series, examines how France, Belgium and the Netherlands emerged from the military collapse and humiliating Nazi occupation they suffered during the Second World War. Rather than traditional armed conflict, the human consequences of Nazi policies were resistance, genocide and labour migration to Germany. Pieter Lagrou offers a genuinely comparative approach to these issues, based on extensive archival research; he underlines the divergence between ambiguous experiences of occupation and the univocal post-war patriotic narratives which followed. His book reveals striking differences in political cultures as well as close convergence in the creation of a common Western European discourse, and uncovers disturbing aspects of the aftermath of the war, including post-war antisemitism and the marginalisation of resistance veterans. Brilliantly researched and fluently written, this book will be of central interest to all scholars and students of twentieth-century European history.

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2000, Cambridge University Press
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1999, Cambridge University Press
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The legacy of Nazi occupation

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This volume, in Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare series, examines how France, Belgium and the Netherlands emerged from the military collapse and humiliating Nazi occupation they suffered during the Second World War. Rather than traditional armed conflict, the human consequences of Nazi policies were resistance, genocide and labour migration to Germany. Pieter Lagrou offers a genuinely comparative approach to these issues, based on extensive archival research; he underlines the divergence between ambiguous experiences of occupation and the univocal post-war patriotic narratives which followed. His book reveals striking differences in political cultures as well as close convergence in the creation of a common Western European discourse, and uncovers disturbing aspects of the aftermath of the war, including post-war antisemitism and the marginalisation of resistance veterans. Brilliantly researched and fluently written, this book will be of central interest to all scholars and students of twentieth-century European history.

The legacy of Nazi occupation

patriotic memory and national recovery in Western Europe, 1945-1965

This edition was published in by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, . New York, NY, USA.


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Studies in the social and cultural history of modern warfare

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
940.55
Library of Congress
D809.E8 L44 1999

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL37366M
Internet Archive
legacynazioccupa00lagr
ISBN 10
0521651808
LC Control Number
99024431
Library Thing
927605
Goodreads
936580

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