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    Surviving Hitler and Mussolini: Daily Life in Occupied Europe (Occupation in Europe) (Paperback) Edited by Robert Gildea, Edited by Anette Waring, Edited by Olivier Wieviorka

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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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    Surviving Hitler and Mussolini
    Daily Life in Occupied Europe
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert Gildea, Edited by Anette Waring, Edited by Olivier Wieviorka
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 258
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    ISBN 13: 9781845201814
    ISBN 10: 1845201817

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    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, HBTZ1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    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 Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: SOC023000
    DC22: 940.5337
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027090
    DC22: 940.531
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    DC22: 940.53/37
    LC classification: 2006007829, D802.E9 S87 2006
    Thema V1.0: NHTZ1, NHWR7, NHD, NHWL, JPFQ
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1D
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3MPBL
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Berg Publishers
    Publication date
    15 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    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