By Charles Rist,Robert O. Paxton,Michele McKay Aynesworth
In 1939, the 65-year previous French political economist Charles Rist was once serving as consultant to the French govt and advisor to the foreign banking and enterprise international. As France anxiously awaited a German invasion, Rist traveled to the US to barter embargo coverage. Days after his go back to Paris, the German offensive begun and with it the notorious season of career. chickening out to his villa in Versailles, Rist became his energies to the welfare of these closest to him, whereas in his diary he started to realize the unfolding of the struggle. right here the deeply discovered Rist investigates the explanations of the catastrophe and displays on his country’s destiny, putting the habit of the "people" and the "elite" in historic point of view. even though well-connected, Rist and his friends and family weren't exempt from the perils and tragedies of warfare, because the diary makes transparent. Season of Infamy offers a particular, closely-observed view of lifestyles in France less than the occupation.
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Season of Infamy: A Diary of War and Occupation, 1939-1945 by Charles Rist,Robert O. Paxton,Michele McKay Aynesworth