Interview with Robert O. Paxton, on the writing of history and ego-history

Robert O. Paxton, Manuel Bragança, Fransiska Louwagie

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In this interview, Robert O. Paxton is invited to reflect on the writing of his own ego-history, published in 2007, and, more generally, on the writing of history across different national and academic contexts. The discussion then moves to the influence of other disciplines on history, including on his own work. Finally, Paxton reflects on the reception of his work and on the importance of the Vichy period in contemporary France.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgo-histories of France and the Second World War
Subtitle of host publicationWriting Vichy
EditorsManuel Bragança, Fransiska Louwagie
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2018

Publication series

NameThe Holocaust and its Contexts book series (HOLC)


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