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The French RepublicHistory, Values, Debates$
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Edward Ducler Berenson, Vincent Duclert, and Christophe Prochasson

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780801449017

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.001.0001

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The Republic and Vichy

The Republic and Vichy

(p.65) 7 The Republic and Vichy
The French Republic

Julian Jackson

, Arthur Goldhammer
Cornell University Press

This chapter argues that the Vichy regime is a significant part of French and French republican history. It begins by discussing how Vichy emerged from the ruins of a Republic that had proved unable to avoid a catastrophic military debacle. From there, the chapter provides a historical overview of the Vichy regime, split into four periods, from July 1940 to the regime's gradual decline into an ordinary police state in August 1944. Despite its being relegated to another episode in national memory, Vichy itself continues to persist in the later years—the Fourth Republic, for instance, was in some ways shaped by men who had participated in Vichy before taking their distance from the regime.

Keywords:   Vichy, Fourth Republic, Third Republic, French history, French republican history

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