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Vichy, the Resistance, and Free France

Eric Jabbari

in Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199289639
eISBN:
9780191730863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Despite his misgivings, Laroque contributed to the elaboration of the policies of the ministry of labour during the early months of the Vichy Regime. During this time, he helped draft the legislation ... More


The Travails of the French Left

Isser Woloch

in The Postwar Moment: Progressive Forces in Britain, France, and the United States after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300124354
eISBN:
9780300242683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124354.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the French Left. After the fall of France in June 1940, the French parliament convoked in the town of Vichy granted “full powers” to Marshal Pétain, thereby interring the Third ... More


The Nation in Formation: Communists and Nationalists During the Second World War

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Algeria’s close geographic proximity to war-torn Europe meant that war-time conditions debilitated the tiny PCA, which was illegal from September 1939 until July 1943. As the war unfolded, and ... More


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