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History of France, from the earliest times to the present day

by Russell, John A. M., of Philadelphia

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Published by Hogan & Thompson in Philadelphia, USA .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsDC39 .R96
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 19-238 p. incl. front.,
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24343300M
LC Control Number03029789

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History of France, from the earliest times to the present day by Russell, John A. M., of Philadelphia Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History Of France From The Earliest Times To The Present Day, Volume 4 [Deans, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A History Of France From The Earliest Times To The Present Day, Volume 4Author: William Deans. The History of Modern France – Definitive & Majestic Jonathan Fenby former editor of The Observer and the South China Morning Post has written one of the best and most current histories on France.

The History of Modern France – from revolution to the present day is the most definitive, majestic and lucid history of modern France that one can read today, written with an eye to the detail /5.

An ambitious and effective overview of the history of France. The pacing is a little bit strange though. Relatively speaking, it seems to almost gloss over some of the "good parts" - much of the Revolution, the Reign of Terror, the Napoleonic Wars - but ends up spending a mind-numbing amount of time on the political minutiae of the Hollande by: 1.

The History of France: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Author WRIGHT, Thomas Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher London.

The London Printing & Publishing Co. Date published Keywords. The History of France: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time (Vols. III-IX Set) Author Thomas Wright Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher London Printing and Publishing Date published c.

Note May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage. History of France, from the earliest times to the present day On the basis of Sadler's history, and arranged for the use of schools, with questions for the examination of students.

Author: John Russell, A.M. of Philadelphia. A Concise History of France by Roger Price: Part of the Cambridge Concise Histories series, (and so linked to another book on this list), this text is a middle length run through of a fascinating but at times complicated history. The third edition has an extra chapter on very modern France.

The Cambridge Illustrated History of France by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and Colin Jones: This is a. This book is a great introduction to the entire history of France, from the time of the Gauls to the time of De Gaulle and further.

Not only does it present information in an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow fashion but, amazingly, also manages to retain the names, dates and other specific information making it easy to research further/5. In BC, Ionian Greeks from Phocaea founded the colony of Massalia (present-day Marseille) on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, making it the oldest city of France.

[4] [5] At the same time, some Celtic tribes penetrated the eastern parts (Germania superior) of the current territory of France, but this occupation spread in the rest of France only between the 5th and 3rd century BC. The History of France from to the present includes: the later years of the Third Republic (–) World War I in an occasion marking the first time in the 20th century that the people of France went to the polls to elect a president by direct ballot, France in Modern Times.

The History of France from the Earliest Times to M. Guizot and Madame Guizot De Witt Published by John B. Alden, New York (). Just over a year after Jonathan Fenby’s  The History of Modern France  (2; Simon and Schuster) was published in hardback, with the subtitle “From the Revolution to the Present Day”.

France is a large European country with a diverse population and a rich history. Learn more about Napoleon Bonaparte, Louis XIV and the French Revolution. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Vol. 5 completed and edited by Madame de Witt Vols. The history of France from to COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Buy A Brief History of France, Revised and Updated (Brief Histories) Rev Upd by Cecil Jenkins (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(12). Traces the history of modern France from the end of Napoleon's reign to Francois Hollande in placing it in the context of the revolution and the variety of counter-revolutions.

The history is an interesting mixture of French politics, surrounding world events, and French culture/5(43). Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content.

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Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for The first book dedicated exclusively to this. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution ofactively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of.

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The History of Modern France; How the French Think – reviews Jonathan Fenby’s admirably lucid history of France and Sudhir Hazareesingh’s lively guide to .History of Europe, history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions.

Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates. Its western frontiers seem clearly defined by its coastline, yet the position of the British Isles remains equivocal.