before Hollywood cast a caustic eye on the venal Chirac and his band of capitulators
Set primarily in Bordeaux as the rich, the felons and the future capitulators
of Paris swell the city in flight from the advancing Nazis, it's a marvel of silly improbability, serious historical criticism and romantic intrigue that makes the political situation look tame.
Mass, unpredictable terror was intrinsic to his rule, Knight shows, and his obsession with traitors and capitulators
was more than personal paranoia.
They are the harmonizers, the integrationists, the capitulators
, the abandoners of a nation.
As many scholars take up the relatively new topic of consumerism, the spending of wages and salaries cannot be dismissed, as Montgomery tends to do, as a kind of capitalist plot in which workers are portrayed as mere capitulators