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Author Haine, W. Scott.

Title The history of France / W. Scott Haine.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  944 HAIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 260 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series Greenwood histories of the modern nations, 1096-2905.
Greenwood histories of the modern nations. 1096-2905.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Series Foreword / Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling -- 1. A Fractious and Fascinating Country -- 2. Prehistory -- 3. From Caesar to Charlemagne -- 4. Building the Nation: From Hugh Capet to Richelieu (987-1642) -- 5. Absolute Monarchy: From Apogee (Louis XIV, Ruled 1643-1715) to Catastrophe (Louis XVI, Ruled 1774-1792) -- 6. The French Revolution and Napoleon -- 7. An Unstable Era (1815-1870): Monarchies, Republic, and Empire -- 8. The Consolidation of the Third Republic in Peace and War (1870-1918) -- 9. Decline and Degradation: Interwar and Vichy -- 10. Renewal and Expansion: The Fourth Republic and de Gaulle's Fifth Republic -- 11. After de Gaulle: Experimentation and Consolidation (1968-1988) -- 12. France at the End of the Twentieth Century (1988-1999): Crisis and Renewal.
Summary "This is the most up-to-date, concise, yet comprehensive narrative history of France, current through the end of 1999. Engagingly written for students and general public, it brings to life the compelling history of this fractious and fascinating country, which has given to the world cultural glory and a model of democratic revolution."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject France -- History.
France -- History -- Chronology.
ISBN 0313303282 (cased : alk. paper)