Memory of War in France, 1914–45

César Fauxbras, the Voice of the Lowly

  • Matt Perry

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    1. Matt Perry
      Pages 1-13
  3. Great War at Sea

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Matt Perry
      Pages 17-37
  4. The Crisis of the 1930s

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Matt Perry
      Pages 100-120
  5. Defeat and Occupation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Matt Perry
      Pages 123-146
    3. Matt Perry
      Pages 147-169
    4. Matt Perry
      Pages 170-181
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 182-259

About this book


Memory of War in France examines France in the era of world war through the unconventional eyes of the veteran, activist and novelist, César Fauxbras. It encompasses the French navy at war, the naval mutinies of 1919, the experience of unemployment, interwar pacifism, French defeat in 1940 and Paris under the heel of German occupation.


bibliography crisis Enzo Paci experience France French German memory

Authors and affiliations

  • Matt Perry
    • 1
  1. 1.Newcastle UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36929-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-29774-6
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