A Concise History of France (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Roger Price

By Roger Price

this can be the main up to date and entire learn of French heritage on hand starting from the early center a long time to the current. among its relevant subject matters are the relationships among kingdom and society, the influence of battle, festival for energy, and the ways that energy has been used. when taking complete account of significant figures comparable to Philip Augustus, Henri IV, Louis XIV, Napoleon and de Gaulle, it units their actions in the broader context of adjusting financial and social constructions and ideology, and gives wealthy insights into the lives of standard women and men. This 3rd variation has been considerably revised and features a new bankruptcy on modern France - a society and political method in predicament due to globalisation, emerging unemployment, a failing academic procedure, starting to be social and racial tensions, corruption, the increase of the extraordinary correct, and a frequent lack of self belief in political leaders.

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