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    DescriptionSurviving Hitler and Mussolini examines how far everyday life was possible in a situation of total war and brutal occupation. Its theme is the social experience of occupation in German- and Italian-occupied Europe, and in particular the strategies ordinary people developed in order to survive. Survival included meeting the challenges of shortage and hunger, of having to work for the enemy, of women entering into intimate relations with soldiers, of the preservation of culture in a fascist universe, of whether and how to resist, and the reaction of local communities to measures of reprisal taken in response to resistance. What emerges is that ordinary people were less heroes, villains or victims than inventive and resourceful individuals able to maintain courage and dignity despite the conditions they faced.The book adopts a comparative approach from Denmark and the Netherlands to Poland and Greece, and offers a fresh perspective on the Second World War.


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    Title
    Surviving Hitler and Mussolini
    Subtitle
    Daily Life in Occupied Europe
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert Gildea, Edited by Olivier Wieviorka, Edited by Anette Warring
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 542 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845201807
    ISBN 10: 1845201809
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HBTZ1
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JPFQ
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100, HIS010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    DC22: 940.5337
    B&T Approval Code: A14204063, A14530000
    DC22: 940.531
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 940.53/37
    LC classification: 2006007829, D802.E9 S87 2006
    Thema V1.0: NHTZ1, NHWR7, NHD, NHWL, JPFQ
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Berg Publishers
    Publication date
    19 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Robert Gildea is Professor of French History at the University of Oxford. Olivier Wieviorka is Professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, Paris. Anette Warring is Professor of History, University of Roskilde, Denmark.
    Review quote
    'These six chpters written by European scholars uncover revealing social details of everyday survival under primarily German but also Italian occupation.'Choice Magazine (Vol 44, No 11, August 2007)
    Table of contents
    Introduction 1. Surviving Hunger by Polymeris Voglis (University of Thessaly, Greece) 2. To Work or not to work by Robert Gildea (University of Oxford), Dirk Luyten (Centre d'Etudes et Documentation Guerre et Societes Contemporaines, Brussels) and Juliane Furst (University of Oxford) 3. Intimate and sexual relations by Anette Warring (University of Roskilde, Denmark) 4. The School as cultural interface by Pavla Vosahlikova (Institute of History of Academy of Science, Prague) Benedicte Rochet (Centre d'Etudes et Documentation Guerre et Societes Contemporaines, Brussels) and Fabrice Weiss (University of Metz) 5. Resistance from everyday life to counter-state by Olivier Wieviorka (Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, Paris) and Jacek Tebinka (University of Gdansk, Poland) 6. Resistance and reprisals by Geraldien von Frijtag Drabbe Kunzel (University of Utrecht) Conclusion