Journal Article - Quarterly Journal: International Security

Nationalism, Collaboration, and Resistance: France under Nazi Occupation

| Fall 2018


Many scholars and analysts suggest that nationalism produces resistance against foreign powers, but a reconsideration of the German occupation of France in World War II reveals how a population might instead choose acquiescence or active collaboration. Domestic political competition and the international context prevented French nationalism from being translated into wholesale resistance.

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Matthew Adam Kocher, Adria K. Lawrence, and Nuno P. Monteiro, "Nationalism, Collaboration, and Resistance: France under Nazi Occupation," International Security, Vol 43, No. 2 (Fall 2018), pp. 117–150, doi:10.1162/ISEC_a_00329.

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