Published April 10, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||572|
Mar 19, · 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. “I feel that the Photograph creates my body or mortifies it, according to its caprice (apology of this mortiferous power: certain Communards paid with their lives for their willingness or even their eagerness to pose on the barricades: defeated, they were recognized by . The history of France starts with the election of Hugh Capet (–) by an assembly summoned in Reims in Capet had been "Duke of the Franks" and then became "King of the Franks" (Rex Francorum). Hugh's lands extended little beyond the Paris basin; his political unimportance weighed against the powerful barons who elected him. History of France A guide through the intriguing history of French Civilization: This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.
Watch full episodes of your favorite HISTORY series, and dive into thousands of historical articles and videos. To know History is to know life. Through the centuries, Russia has swung sharply between successful expansionism, catastrophic collapse, and spectacular recovery. This illuminating history traces these dramatic cycles of boom and bust from the late Neolithic age to Ivan the Terrible, and from the height of. France, country of northwestern Europe. Historically and culturally among the most important nations in the Western world, France has also played a highly significant role in international affairs for centuries. Its capital is Paris, one of the most important cultural and commercial centers in the world. A survey of French history through , this is an exceptionally well-written book, credit for which must be given not only to M. Maurois, but also to translators Henry Binsse and Gerard Hopkins/5.
The Road from the Past: Traveling through History in France gives a pretty good overview of the country's history while spinning a decent yarn as the author travels through the country. It is the least academis book that I know of. There is a lot of decent historical fiction out there that can give you a good idea for a certain period in French history. Oct 19, · France is a country in Western Europe that is roughly hexagonal in shape. It has existed as a country for a little over a thousand years and has managed to fill those years with some of the most important events in European history. This is the most up-to-date, concise, yet comprehensive narrative history of France, current through the end of 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.5/5(1). Apr 28, · One Monday in April, the editors of France in the World were preparing to launch their book in America. Then, as the world watched, French history happened.