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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation

Autor: Sebba, Anne

Editorial: St. Martin's Press

Formato:Tapa Dura

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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved, and Died Under Nazi Occupation : New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba explores a devastating period in Paris's history and tells the stories of how women survived - or didn’t - during the Nazi occupation.

Paris in the 1940s was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, and secrets. During the occupation, the swastika flew from the Eiffel Tower and danger lurked on every corner. While Parisian men were either fighting at the front or captured and forced to work in German factories, the women of Paris were left behind where they would come face to face with the German conquerors on a daily basis, as waitresses, shop assistants, or wives and mothers, increasingly desperate to find food to feed their families as hunger became part of everyday life.

When the Nazis and the puppet Vichy regime began rounding up Jews to ship east to concentration camps, the full horror of the war was brought home and the choice between collaboration and resistance became unavoidable. Sebba focuses on the role of women, many of whom faced life and death decisions every day. After the war ended, there would be a fierce settling of accounts between those who made peace with or, worse, helped the occupiers and those who fought the Nazis in any way they could. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
History & Geography   Europe
Biografía y Autobiografía   Historical
Biografía y Autobiografía   Women

ISBN 13:9781250048592
ISBN 10:1250048591
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:457
Tamaño:9.57" l x 6.71" w x 1.51" h
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