Marshal Petain Spoke to Schoolchildren: Vichy Propaganda in French West Africa, 1940-1943.

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Abstract

Examines the Vichy propaganda launched by the French Empire in the 1940s directed at the inhabitants of the federation of French West Africa after it was defeated in battle by Germany. Goal of ensuring the inhabitants that they are still powerful enough to control over their lives; Historical examination of the propaganda.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-312
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of African Historical Studies
Volume33
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2000

Keywords

  • FRENCH-speaking West Africa
  • HISTORY
  • PROPAGANDA

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