Dr. Shannon Fogg’s book chapter, “The American Friends Service Committee and Wartime Aid to Families,” was been published by Bloomsbury Academic in the volume, Vichy France and Everyday Life: Confronting the Challenges of Wartime, 1939-1945. Fogg is chair and professor of history and political science.
The book is a wide-ranging volume that brings together the scholarly work of 13 historians. It focuses on human interactions at the micro level, highlighting experiences within the complex social networks of this era, when French civilians negotiated the restrictions of Occupation, the shortages of daily necessities and the everyday fear of persecution. The book is available from the publisher.
Fogg is a European historian who specializes in the history of modern France, with an emphasis on the social history of World War II and the Holocaust.