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Publisher Comments:

This book provides a clear, well-informed and highly illustrated guide to French history from the early Middle Ages to the Mitterrand presidency. It is the most up-to-date and comprehensive study of France available, based on a carefully structured synthesis and written in an entertaining style for the student and traveler. Alongside major themes such as state and society, the impact of war, and the use of political power, Roger Price includes studies of major figures including Louis XIV, the two Napoleons, Clemenceau and De Gaulle, providing a concise yet complete history of the country.

Synopsis:

The "Concise History" is an accessible and highly illustrated history of France, from the Middle Ages to Mitterrand.

Synopsis:

The third of the successful Concise Historie s, Roger Price's study of France ranges from the early middle ages to the Mitterrand presidency. The essential guide for student or traveller.

Synopsis:

The new Concise History is an accessible and highly illustrated history of France, from the middle ages to Mitterrand.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [364]-369) and index.

Table of Contents

List of plates; List of figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I. MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN FRANCE: 1. Population and resources in pre-industrial France; 2. Society and politics in medieval France; 3. Society and politics in early modern France; PART II. THE DUAL REVOLUTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY FRANCE: 4. Revolution and empire; 5. The nineteenth century: continuity and change; 6. A time of crisis, 1914-1945; 7. Reconstruction and renewal: theTrente Glorieuses and beyond; A short guide to further reading; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521368094
Author:
Price, Roger
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
History
Subject:
France
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
France History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Cambridge Concise Histories
Series Volume:
9311
Publication Date:
19930121
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
62 half-tones
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.52x5.47x.89 in. 1.07 lbs.

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Product details 396 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521368094 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The "Concise History" is an accessible and highly illustrated history of France, from the Middle Ages to Mitterrand.
"Synopsis" by , The third of the successful Concise Historie s, Roger Price's study of France ranges from the early middle ages to the Mitterrand presidency. The essential guide for student or traveller.
"Synopsis" by , The new Concise History is an accessible and highly illustrated history of France, from the middle ages to Mitterrand.
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