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Dominique Veillon

Author of Fashion Under the Occupation

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About the Author

Dominique Veillon is Director of Research, CNRS, Institut d'histoire du temps present.

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Normandie 44 du débarquement à la libération (1987) — Contributor — 4 copies

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Canonical name
Veillon, Dominique
Birthdate
1933
Gender
female
Nationality
France
Country (for map)
France
Education
Institut d'étides politiques, Paris (Habilitation à diriger des recherches, Dossier " Les Français en temps de guerre, 19 39 - 19 45 : résistance et modes de vie", 19 98)
Occupations
historian
Relationships
Berstein, Serge (Directeur d'HDR)
Organizations
Centre national de la recherche scientifique
Short biography
Dominique Veillon is director of research at the Centre national de la recherché scientifique (CNRS), the French National Center for Scientific Research, the largest governmental research organization in France. She worked for many years at the Institut d'histoire du Temps Present, the unit on contemporary history, including World War II, and is a member of the Conseil Scientifique of the Musée du Général Leclerc de Hauteclocque et de la Libération de Paris at the Musée Jean Moulin. She is the author of numerous works on the French Resistance and the everyday life of women, including Fashion under the Occupation (2002) and Resistance: Histoires de families (2009) with Dominique Missika.

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Definitely an academic book, not the most readable. (And I read the translation, not the original French.) I tracked this book down after watching the miniseries "The Collection" on PBS, which is about fashion right after World War 2. An interesting perspective on occupied France, and on fashion. I learned a lot about rationing. The change in designs, and the development of synthetic and wood-based fabrics were revelations to me. I wish "The Collection" had been a better series, and illustrated the conditions described in this book better.… (more)
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