Hanna Diamond's study of women in occupied France and the period immediately following the Liberation .
Hanna Diamond's study of women in occupied France and the period immediately following the Liberation represents a considerable achievement and an invaluable contribution to scholarship on how French women responded to the hardships, upheavals and conflicts of wartime occupation. The first part of the study focuses on the period 1939-1944 and looks at women's everyday lives from the perspective of their financial resources and paid employment and the daily struggle for physical survival; how women negotiated the difficulties of obtaining food, clothing and heating.
This is the first book (in either English or French) to offer readers an overview of women's experience of the Second World War and its immediate aftermath in France.
This book focuses on the role of French women during World War 2 and the immediate aftermath
This book focuses on the role of French women during World War 2 and the immediate aftermath. It is clear that the women of France bore the brunt of dealing with the occupier, very often their men away, detained as prisoners of war or, for example, sequestered to work abroad in the Fatherland, Germany. Women had to cope with running family businesses, looking after the family, acquiring food. They may have chosen to either be collaborationists or to have joined the resistance. I found it particu This book focuses on the role of French women during World War 2 and the immediate aftermath.
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Women and Men in History. Harlow: Longman, 1999. 4. 0 (cloth); £1. 9 (paper). French Women in Politics: Writing Power, Paternal Legitimization, and Maternal Legacies. By Raylene L. Ramsay. New York: Berghahn Books, 2003.
In many cases, although war experiences had been similar for men and women, only the men's experiences were commemorated. For example, the French historian Hannah Diamond showed that French women had been as active in resistance as men, but that commemoration after the war centred around the organized resistance in which more men had been active (Diamond, 1999). War experiences could also differ between men and women. Bodily memory: Introducing immigrant organizations and the family.
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Part One: Women's Lives During the War and the Occupation 1939-44. 1. Financial Resources and Paid Employment. Part One: Women's Lives During the War and the Occupation 1939-44.