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De Gaulle

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ISBN 9780674987210

Publication: August 2018

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928 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Maps
    • Paris
    • The Western Front, 1914–16
    • Prisoner of War, 1916–18
    • De Gaulle’s War, September 1939–June 1940
    • Wartime London
    • West Africa and the Middle East
    • The Occupation and Liberation of France, June 1940–May 1945
  • Introduction
  • I. De Gaulle before ‘De Gaulle’, 1890–1940
    • 1. Beginnings, 1890–1908
    • 2. ‘A Regret That will Never Leave Me’, 1908–1918
    • 3. Rebuilding a Career, 1919–1932
    • 4. Making a Mark, 1932–1939
    • 5. The Battle of France, September 1939–June 1940
  • II. Exile, 1940–1944
    • 6. Rebellion, 1940
    • 7. Survival, 1941
    • 8. Inventing Gaullism
    • 9. On the World Stage, September 1941–June 1942
    • 10. Fighting France, July–October 1942
    • 11. Power Struggles, November 1942–November 1943
    • 12. Building a State in Exile, July 1943–May 1944
    • 13. Liberation, June–August 1944
  • III. In and Out of Power, 1944–1958
    • 14. In Power, August 1944–May 1945
    • 15. From Liberator to Saviour, May 1945–December 1946
    • 16. The New Messiah, 1947–1955
    • 17. In the ‘Desert’, 1955–1958
    • 18. The 18 Brumaire of Charles de Gaulle, February–June 1958
    • 19. Président du Conseil, June–December 1958
  • IV. Republican Monarch, 1959–1965
    • 20. ‘This Affair Which Absorbs and Paralyses Us’, 1959–1962
    • 21. Turning Point, 1962
    • 22. The Pursuit of Grandeur, 1959–1963
    • 23. Going Global, 1963–1964
    • 24. Modernizing Monarch, 1959–1964
    • 25. Half-Time, 1965
  • V. Towards the End, 1966–1970
    • 26. Upsetting the Applecart, 1966–1967
    • 27. Diminishing Returns
    • 28. Revolution, 1968
    • 29. The End, June 1968–November 1970
    • 30. Myth, Legacy and Achievement
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Biographies
  • Notes
  • Index