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  • Petainby Nicholas Atkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Pétain (1856-1951) remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of modern France. He was saviour of his country at Verdun in 1916 during the First World War, but tried for treason as head of state of the collaborationist Vichy government after World War II. Were his actions those of a traitor? - or a patriot facing the total disintegration... more...

  • The French at War, 1934-1944by Nicholas Atkin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging synthesis of key themes and events. Looking ahead to the... more...

  • The Fifth French Republicby Nicholas Atkin

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00

    This is an up-to-date political history of the French Fifth Republic, a regime whose obituary has been written several times over, but which stubbornly refuses to die. more...

  • Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europeby Nicholas Atkin

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 65.00

    Expert contributors write on the experiences of civilians who lived through occupation and bloodshed in the First World War; the Russians who lived or died during the the devastating civil war in 1917-1922, leading eventually to the terrors of Stalinism; the Spaniards of many factions who fought against each other in bloody civil wars; the ordinary... more...

  • The Forgotten Frenchby Nicholas Atkin

    Manchester University Press 2003; US$ 69.95

    It is widely assumed that the French in the British Isles during the Second World War were fully-fledged supporters of General de Gaulle, and that across the channel at least, the French were a ‘nation of resisters’. This highly provocative study reveals more...

  • Priests, Prelates and Peopleby Nicholas Atkin; Frank Tallett

    I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 32.00

    The Catholic Church has always been a major player in European and world history. Whether it has enjoyed a religious dominance or existed as a minority religion, Catholicism has never been divorced from political life. 'Priests, Prelates and People' records the Church struggling to adapt to the new political landscape ushered in by the French Revolution,... more...

  • Themes in Modern European History, 1890?1945by Nicholas Atkin; Michael Biddiss

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95

    Themes in Modern European History, 1890 ? 1945 brings together an international team of scholars to address an eclectic range of developments and issues in European history in the period between 1890 and the end of the Second World War. This lively collection of essays adopts a thematic approach, in order to explore comprehensively a period of great... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789by Nicholas Atkin; Michael Biddiss; Frank Tallett

    Wiley 2011; US$ 160.95

    The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 is an authoritative and accessible reference guide to the major people, events, and issues that have shaped the development of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day. Features almost a thousand alphabetical entries on modern European history Offers extensive cross-references... more...

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