John K Munholland

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Educational Background & Specialties


  • aging in France, 1880-1930
  • French imperialism
  • late 19th- and 20th-century French social and political history
  • modern European history
  • wine industry under the Vichy regime
Courses Taught
  • Hist 3721 - 20th-Century Europe From the Turn of the Century to the End of World War II: 1900-1945
  • Hist 3731W - Citizens and the State in Modern France From the Revolution of 1789 to Post-de Gaulle: 1789-1991
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board, French Historical Studies: 1971 - 1974
  • Editorial Board, French Historical Studies: 1990 - 1993
  • Editorial Board, French Colonial History: 2002 - present
  • Art History, Conference on "Montmartre and the Making of Mass Culture," Minneapolis Institute of Arts: 1999
  • Organizer and Presenter of panel "Wine and Identity in the 20th Century," 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies, Milwaukee: 2002 - 2003
  • Presentation, "French Rayonnement in an Era of Decolonization: New Caledonia as an Example," 28th Annual Conference of the Western Society for French Historical Studies, UCLA: 2000
  • Chair, "Roundtable: Rethinking French Colonial History," 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: 2001
  • University Task Force on Liberal Education, University of Minnesota: 1990 - 1991
  • Director, Western European Area Studies Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota: 1986 - 1992
  • Origins of Contemporary Europe, 1890-1914. Munholland, John, New York: Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich, 1970.
  • Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure. Munholland, John, New York: Broadway Books, 2000.
  • "AMGOT," "Bir Hakeim," "Chaban-Delmas," "Jean Decoux," "Overseas Empire," "Free French, Fighting French, Fighting France, Fighting French," "Jean de Lattre de Tassigny," Maurice Vlaminck". Munholland, John, Historical Dictionary of World War II France: The Occupation, Vichy, and the Resistance, 1938-1946, 1998.
  • "Reflections on Fascism". Munholland, John, Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, 14/15, 1998/1999.
  • "Free France". Munholland, John, La France Libre: de l'appel du 18 juin a la Liberation, 1998.
  • College of Liberal Arts Teaching Award, 1979
  • Graduate School Research Grant, 1999 - 2000
  • McKnight Summer Fellow, 1996