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French history since Napoleon / edited by Martin S. Alexander.

Other author/creatorAlexander, Martin S.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : Arnold, 1999.
Descriptionxiii, 434 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Publisher description
Contents Introduction: Historians and the pecularities of French history / Martin S. Alexander -- Revolution, restorations(s) and beyond: continuities and the enduring legacies of 1789 / Pamela Pilbeam -- Inventing politics: from Bourbon Restoration to republic monarchy / Robert Tombs -- Society and people in the Nineteenth Century / Colin Heywood -- Paris versus the provinces: regionalism and decentralization since 1789 / Alan Forrest -- Outsiders by birth? : Women, the republic, and political history / Sian Reynolds -- The Catholic Church and the politics in the Twentieth-Century France / Maurice Larkin -- The 'Jewish question' from Dreyfus to Vichy / Vicki Carson -- The clash of ideas: political thought, intellectuals and the meaning of 'France', 1890-1945 / Jeremy Jennings -- 1940 and the crisis of interwar democracy in France / Julian Jackson -- Renewal, repression and Resistance; France under the Nazi occupation, 1940-1944 / Nicholas Atkins -- Defending France: foreign policy and the quest for security 1850s-1990s / Martin S. Alexander and J.F.V. Keiger -- France's cultural clashes: arts and taste since the impressionists / Charles Rearick -- What about the workers? : the trade unions' 'short century' / Susan Milner -- 'Not backward but different'? : the debate on French 'economic retardation' / Roger Magraw -- The French economy since 1930 / Kenneth Moure -- From colonialism to post-colonialism: the French empire since Napoleon / Martin Evans.
Abstract This major new exploration of France since Napoleon offers a route map over the main contours of French history. Political history is strongly represented, with chapters that focus on the character of each regime from 1815 to the present.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 00699179
ISBN0340677317 (pbk.)
ISBN9780340677315 (pbk.)

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