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Title:
France in modern times : from the Enlightenment to the present
Author:
Wright, Gordon, 1912-2000.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Norton, [1981]

©1981
Physical Description:
x, 516 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780393014556

9780393951530
Format :
Book

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Central Library DC110 .W7 1981 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Non circulating
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This text charts the political history of France from the 18th century to the present, interspersing narrative with chapters on society, the economy, culture and historiography. This edition reflects recent research on the French Revolution, taking into account the scholarship of the "New Revisionist" school. It incorporates recent events in France, including an assessment of post-Socialist politics and examines the challenges facing France as a member of the European Union.


Summary

This text charts the political history of France from the 18th century to the present, interspersing narrative with chapters on society, the economy, culture and historiography. This edition reflects recent research on the French Revolution, taking into account the scholarship of the "New Revisionist" school. It incorporates recent events in France, including an assessment of post-Socialist politics and examines the challenges facing France as a member of the European Union.


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