Julian Jackson is Professor of Modern French History and Head of the School of History at Queen Mary University of London.
Books by Julian Jackson
Interviews with Julian Jackson
The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle
by Charles De Gaulle
Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb
by François-René de Chateaubriand
by Charles Péguy
Memoirs: Fifty Years of Political Reflection
by Raymond Aron
The Vichy Syndrome: History and Memory in France Since 1944
by Henry Rousso
Charles de Gaulle had ‘a certain idea of France’ which even he didn’t manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain’s leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France’s wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.
Interviews where books by Julian Jackson were recommended
Author and founder of Virago Press decries the absolute silence of the church during the Holocaust, and discusses five books on the “dark and murky side” the French have now “faced up to”
The author and historian Richard Wolin explains that French people in the late 1960s were desperate for a utopian political alternative.