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France : a reference guide from the Renaissance to the present

Author: William J Roberts
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2004.
Series: Facts on File library of world history.; European nations.; European nations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a historical dictionary of the European country with entries on the important events in its history, institutions, political and social figures, a chronology, a list of rulers, and a collection of maps.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Dictionnaires anglais
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William J Roberts
ISBN: 0816044732 9780816044733
OCLC Number: 53823037
Description: vi, 714 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: History of France: Origins --
Frankish Kingdom --
Capetians --
Hundred years' war and after --
Renaissance and the rise of the monarchy --
Wars of religion --
Age of absolutism --
France during the seventeenth century --
French culture in the seventeenth century --
French monarchy during the eighteenth century --
French foreign policy in the eighteenth century --
French civilization and its influence in the eighteenth century --
French Revolution of 1789 --
Era of Napolean Bonaparte --
Restoration --
July monarchy --
Scientific, economic, and cultural developments --
Second republic --
Second empire --
Social, economic, and foreign policy development during the second empire --
Third republic --
Cultural and scientific developments, 1850 to 1914 --
French expansion overseas since 1850 --
International relations from 1871 to 1914 and World War I --
Interwar years --
Fourth and fifth republics --
Modern french culture --
Historical dictionary A-Z --
Chronology --
Appendixes: Maps --
Statesmen of France --
Selected bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Facts on File library of world history.; European nations.; European nations series.
Responsibility: William J. Roberts.

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This reference guide provides readers with a greater understanding of French history, from the Renaissance to the present.  Read more...

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