Ronald C. Rosbottom

Longlist, 2014 National Book Awards

Ronald Rosbottom holds the Winifred Arms Professorship in the Arts and Humanities at Amherst College. In 2014, he published When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation 1940-1944, which was Longlisted for the National Book Award. He is working on a new book on how adolescents confronted the German Occupation of Paris, to be published by William Morrow.
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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

When Paris Went Dark
ISBN 9780316217446 Little, Brown and Company/ Hachette Book Group

Relying on a range of resources--memoirs, diaries, letters, archives, interviews, personal histories, flyers and posters, fiction, photographs, film and historical studies-- When Paris Went Dark evokes the detail of daily life in a city under occupation and the brave people who fought against the darkness. More about this book >

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Ronald C. Rosbottom

Ronald Rosbottom holds the Winifred Arms Professorship in the Arts and Humanities at Amherst College. In 2014, he published When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation 1940-1944, which was Longlisted for the National Book Award. He is working on a new book on how adolescents confronted the German Occupation of Paris, to be published by William Morrow.

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