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Vichy law and the Holocaust in France

a book by Richard H. Weisberg, published in 1996 by NYU Press,
plus other documents related to the French legal system
Now, read from Google Print! excerpts
En français sous le titre : Vichy, la Justice et les Juifs

Les lois portant sur le statut des Juifs

Table of Contents, Foreward and Preface of Weisberg's book Vichy law and the Holocaust in France
Résumé et Table des matières

Chapter Six, Minorities in France identified with Judaism, (extract)

Review by Daniel C. Kramer, Political Science-Economics-Philosophy Department, College of Staten Island CUNY, officially available at the Law & Politics Book Review web site.

Review by Daniel J. Kornstein, The New York Law Journal

Review by René Levy

Giving Collaboration a Bad Name
France Under the Germans, by Ph. Burrin and Vichy Law and the Holocaust in France, by R.H. Weisberg, a review by Richard Bernstein for Books of the Times

Politics, Society and Christianity in Vichy France by W. D. Hall, review by Donna F. Ryan

France confronts its Jews, and itself, article by Roger Cohen in The New York Times, Week in Review, October 19, 1997

Juger sous Vichy, titles of papers included in symposia sponsored by l'Ecole nationale de la Magistrature in 1994 and 1996 and published by the periodical Le Genre Humain.

Papers by Danièle Lochak, participant in the symposia:

A bibliography of books on the Jewish experience in France during World-War II

Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine, Paris

Book reviews, including French history

Special mention:
"Un antisémitisme ordinaire. Vichy et les avocats juifs (1940-1944)", par Robert Badinter.
Pendant l'Occupation, les avocats n'ont pas protesté contre la mise à l'écart de leurs confrères juifs.
Libération : Débat, "Ce jour de 1940 où les avocats ont failli"
Une exception ordinaire : Vichy et la magistrature par Alain Bancaud

L'Affaire Papon
Zdatny on Golsan, Memory, the Holocaust, and French Justice: The Bousquet and Touvier Affairs

Articles on Vichy and the Right in English, French and German:
by Bertram M. Gordon, Moderator of H-FRANCE mailing list,
author of: "Collaborationism in France during the Second World War" Cornell U Press, 1980; and editor of "The Historical Dictionary of World War II France" for Greenwood Press.

CFD: call for discussion of Weisberg's "Vichy law and the Holocaust in France"

Websites dealing with WWII, especially France

Antisemitism in France, a long article which first identifies this with the Front National but then gives a comprehensive account of past and recent events

Mémoire juive et éducation
Vichy vue par les manuels scolaires
VICHY WEB by Prof. Simon Kitson (police, collabos, etc)
Camps d'Internement en France

Jewish Destinies: Citizenship, State and Community in Modern France by Pierre Birnbaum (in English)

US Congress examines French restitution to Jews:
Prof. Weisberg testifies about Vichy on the 14th of September 1999, before the US House of Representatives Banking Committee.
Jean-Pierre Landau of the French Banking Association retains the myth of a German knife at the French throat

Rapport numéro 353 de M. Jean-Pierre Schosteck, fait au nom de la commission des lois
«La République française ne serait pas en cause puisque le Gouvernement de l'époque n'était pas républicain. [...] le choix des termes ne devait, en aucune façon traduire une responsabilité du peuple français dans son ensemble. »

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