Myths, Memory and Lies

Myths Memory and Lies This book opens the window of history wide on the pro Vichy pro fascist sentiments and acts of the Quebec intelligentsia during and after WW II Using previously unpublished documents gleaned from arc

  • Title: Myths, Memory and Lies
  • Author: Esther Delisle
  • ISBN: 9781552070086
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • This book opens the window of history wide on the pro Vichy, pro fascist sentiments and acts of the Quebec intelligentsia during and after WW II Using previously unpublished documents gleaned from archives of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the FBI and the US State Department, the author, a Quebec historian, gives an entirely new reading to contemporary Quebec history.This book opens the window of history wide on the pro Vichy, pro fascist sentiments and acts of the Quebec intelligentsia during and after WW II Using previously unpublished documents gleaned from archives of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the FBI and the US State Department, the author, a Quebec historian, gives an entirely new reading to contemporary Quebec history Widley acclaimed and controversial, this book should be read by anyone interested in modern Quebec or WW II.

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    1. Interesting monograph about the antidemocratic, anti-Semitic, pro-Vichy, pro-Franco, proto-fascist, and sometimes explicitly fascist ideology of the mid-20th-century Quebec separatist/nationalist movement, and how the present-day successors of that movement have managed to erase and/or "spin" cultural memory of that epoch. Particularly fascinating are the vignettes describing how several Frenchmen who collaborated with the Nazis and/or the worst aspects of Petain's Vichy government managed to ev [...]

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