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History of Modern France

ISBN-10: 0131932934
ISBN-13: 9780131932937
Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)
Authors: Jeremy D. Popkin
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Description: History of ModernFrancesurveys the history of France, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. The book attempts to present scholarly controversies in an even-handed way and to reflect the best of contemporary scholarship in French  More...

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List price: $88.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

History of ModernFrancesurveys the history of France, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. The book attempts to present scholarly controversies in an even-handed way and to reflect the best of contemporary scholarship in French history.Organized chronologically, the book presents an overview of the dramatic events that have punctuated French history, from the French Revolution through the upheavals of the nineteenth century and the world wars of the twentieth, down to Francersquo;s current role in the European Community.For the study of modern French history.

The Oldest Nation of Europe
A Variegated Hexagon
The Historical Heritage
The Structure of Eighteenth-Century French Society
The Preindustrial Economy
The Growth of Population
The Agricultural Economy
Manufacturing and Commerce
Culture and Thought in Eighteenth-Century France
The French Enlightenment
The Eighteenth-Century Public
A Government Under Challenge
The Absolutist System and Its Weaknesses
The Breakdown of Absolutism, 1750 to 1774 29
The Reign of Louis XVI, 1774 to 1787 31
France and the European State System
Collapse of the Old Monarchy
From Failed Reforms to Revolutionary Crisis
Meeting of the Estates- General
The Parliamentary Revolution
The Storming of the Bastille
Successes and Failures of the Liberal Revolution
The Abolition of Feudalism and the Declaration of Rights
The October Days
A New Political Culture
The Accomplishments of the National Assembly, 1789 to 1791
The Revolution and the Reform of the Church
The Kings Flight and the Crisis of 1791
The Radical Revolution
The Legislative Assembly and the War
The Revolt against Slavery
The Move Toward War
The Overthrow of the Monarchy
The Convention and the Republic
Girondins and Montagnards
The Dictatorship of the Jacobins
Revolutionary Culture
The Great Terror and Thermidor
The Return To Order
The Thermidorian Reaction
The Directory
The Napoleonic Years
The Consul and the Consulate
The Napoleonic Empire
Elements of Opposition
The End of the Empire
The Restoration
France in 1814
The Return of the Bourbons and the Hundred Days
The Consolidation of Constitutional Monarchy
Postrevolutionary France
The Revolution of 1830
The July Monarchy and Its Critics
The Bourgeois Monarchy and Its Foes
The Regimes Opponents
Prophetic Voices
Orleanist Liberalism
A New Social World
The Beginnings of French Industrialization
Bourgeois Society
The New Urban World
Cultural Trends
The Revolution of 1848: The Crisis of Bourgeois Society
The February Revolution
The Provisional Government
The June Days and the Conservative Republic
The Troubled Republic
The Second Empires Decade of Prosperity
The Empires New Clothes
Haussmannization and Ostentation
Foreign Adventures
The Second Empirein Difficulties
Domestic Policies in the Empires Second Decade
The Cultural Climate
The Gamble of the Liberal Empire
The Franco-Prussian War
The ParisCommune and the Origins of the ThirdRepublic
The Government of National Defense
The Uprising of the Commune
The Conservative Republic
The Republicans in Power
The Social Bases of the Republic
Naturalism, Impressionism, and Mass Culture
The Republics Worlds Fairs
Economic Depression and Political Crises
The Late-Nineteenth-Century Great Depression
The Boulanger Affair
Socialism, Anarchism, and Trade Unions
Outsiders: Women and Catholics
The Franco-Russian Treaty and the Fashoda Crisis
The Troubled Years

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