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Published: 05 June 2014

288 Pages | 22 black and white halftones and 3 maps


ISBN: 9780198707158

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Pétain's Jewish Children

French Jewish Youth and the Vichy Regime, 1940-1942

Daniel Lee

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Reinterprets the relationship between Vichy and the Jewish youth population
  • Exposes the heterogeneity of both the Vichy regime and of French Jewry
  • Combines printed sources with oral testimony, employing both local and national studies
  • This is the first study of Jewish youth participation in Vichy's Chantiers de la Jeunesse, programme for national renewal