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Unformatted text preview: World War II and the Occupation, the Vichy years and collaboration, followed by the post-war period: de Gaulles return to France, the purge, the beginnings of reconstruction, some major cultural issues existentialism, France and the USA, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco The page numbers that cover this material: 188-221. Goodbye Children, by Louis Malle Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie, by Marcel Ophuls (excerpts). 1930s rise of ideologies (Hitler Nazism, Mussolini fascism) 1939 1945 WWII 1940-1944 The Occupation the dark years the Vichy or Petain years Vichy-anti-democratic, blood+soil based, counter to French principles Blitzkrieg-lightning war may of 1940 Fascism-italian nation, body strength, order, strong leader 1933-Hitler becomes chancellor, versailles=knife in the back Le bens raum-room, manifest destiny, demands more territory 1939 invades Poland (start of WWII) Appeasemet-give in and get peace Leagues-corrupt, weak republic, need cezarian leader crosses of fire=ex of a league, leagues were rampant Stavitsky affair-notorious wheeler and dealer-dead maybe suicide 1934 a riot Leon johaux- CGT powerful labor union-fascism is at the door The popular front-coalition of parties of the left communists liberals by way of sots 1917-Russian Revolution gave us us communists 1921- (not in book**) sots met in the congress of Tours-while there they divided in...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course FREN 169 taught by Professor Celestin during the Fall '07 term at UConn.
- Fall '07