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France from 1851 to the Present Universalism in Crisis

ISBN-10: 0312295243

ISBN-13: 9780312295240

Edition: 2007

Authors: Roger C�lestin, Eliane DalMolin

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A cultural history of France from a period of dominance in the mid-19th century to one of "decline" or "crisis" in the first few years of the third millennium. The first part (1851 to 1944) explores developments ranging from the transformation of Paris and the appearance of the colonial empire, to the construction of modern French society. The second part of the book follows the crisis of French universalism or of the "French exception" from the end of World War II to the contemporary period in which the "French model" has been increasingly difficult to sustain in the face of globalization, the Americanization of culture, decolonization and multiculturalism, among other developments.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

1851-1944
France at Mid-Century
A Changing World: The Second Empire and Beyond
Scandals and the New in the Republic
War and Peace
Socialism, Fascism and War
1945-2006
From the Liberation Into the Fifties
(De)Colonization
Modernization, Mass Culture, May 68, and Life After de Gaulle
The Socialist Republic
The Republic in the Third Millennium