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7 edition of History of France (Dodo Press) found in the catalog.

History of France (Dodo Press)

by Charlotte Mary Yonge

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. R. Green (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11678090M
    ISBN 101406555231
    ISBN 109781406555233

      Told from the viewpoints of five aristocratic families—Bezukhovs, the Bolkonskys, the Rostovs, the Kuragins, and the Drubetskoys, the book paints a stark picture of life in Russia and France. History of France Books. See product details. Customers also bought Top rated See more price £ 8. £

      Details of Book John Julius Norwich―called a “true master of narrative history” by Simon Sebag Montefiore―returns with the book he has spent his distinguished career wanting to write, A History of France: a portrait of the past two centuries of th.   The popular French history book, newly translated to English, is drawing controversy over its approach to telling the stories of France. 'There .

    La Nouvelle France: The Making of French Canada -- A Cultural History By Peter Moogk Michigan State University Press, Read preview Overview Endgame The Promise, the Glory, and the Despair of Louisbourg's Last Decade By A. J. B. Johnston University of Nebraska Press,   Organized chronologically, A History of Modern France presents a survey of the dramatic events that have punctuated French history, including the French Revolution, the upheavals of the 19th century, the world wars of the 20th century, and France's current role in the European Union. Written for today's undergraduate students, the text presents scholarly controversies in an unbiased .


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History of France (Dodo Press) by Charlotte Mary Yonge Download PDF EPUB FB2

[A History of France is] a delightful book―engaging, enthusiastic, sympathetic, funny and sometimes, one has to add, quirky.”―Wall Street Journal “The major achievement of this book is the very fact that Norwich takes each of the four rulers to be a piece of the same story written with often humming literary verve.”/5(42).

In addition to having the advantage of actually being concise, this book is a wonderful overview of French history, both for the novice or for the student of French history. It provides just at the right level of detail for either audience.4/4(74).

A Brief History of France tells the story of the formation of this grand nation through its people, great events, and culture. When we think of France we often evoke images of fine food and wine, the elegant boulevards of Paris, and the chic beaches of St. Tropez, but the largest country in Europe has much more to offer than tourist attractions/5.

The History of France book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the most up-to-date, concise, yet comprehensive narrat /5. 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.

This book is a surprisingly complete history of France, told largely in the context of how that shaped the foods that we associate with France culture.

One of the things the two authors talk about in the conclusions is that while there are many history books, it's actually quite difficult to write a readable history book/5(83). French Animation History is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of animation, illuminating the exceptional place France holds within that history.

Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for The first book dedicated exclusively to this. General Histories A Concise History of Franceby Roger Price: Part of the Cambridge Concise Histories series, (and so linked to another The Cambridge Illustrated History of Franceby Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie and Colin Jones: This is a great one-book summary The History of Modern France: From The.

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History of France. From the Earliest Times to by White, James. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This is a pretty good, if dated, introduction to the history of France. It was first published in so it only just hints at post-war France.

I admit to getting a bit lost between the various kings and their strengths and weaknesses - even a month after finishing the book the various kings and the strengths, weaknesses, successes and /5.

Books shelved as french-history: Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser, Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama, Love an.

[A History of France is] a delightful book—engaging, enthusiastic, sympathetic, funny and sometimes, one has to add, quirky.”—Wall Street Journal “The major achievement of this book is the very fact that Norwich takes each of the four rulers to be a piece of the same story. "A Concise History of France" by Roger Price is absolutely not a work recommended for anyone looking for a introduction to the basic outline of French History.

It would make a fine companion book outlining the economic and social development of France in a classroom setting, but one would definitely want a political history outlining the Cited by: Erudite and humorous, France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle by John Julius Norwich (15 September – 1 June ) is a delight.

If you want an in-depth history this is not the book for you, as the history herein commences in 58 BC and finishes inall in under pages.4/5. The political, social, and cultural history of France is explored in detail, accompanied by coffee-table-book pictures and illustrations.

A Corner in the Marais (Alex Karmel, ). After buying a flat in the Marais, the author digs into the history of the building — and the evolution of. The first written records for the history of France appeared in the Iron is now France made up the bulk of the region known to the Romans as writers noted the presence of three main ethno-linguistic groups in the area: the Gauls, the Aquitani, and the Gauls, the largest and best attested group, were Celtic people speaking what is known as the Gaulish language.

Best Books about Paris History and Culture. The Discovery of France. by Robb Graham A fun and informative read on the origins of France. My favorite history of the country. Rimbaud: A Biography. by Robb Graham The focus is the writer, not the city – but this book is so great it’s a must-read for Paris fans.

Seven Ages of Paris. by Alistair. The History of France book series by multiple authors includes books France in the Middle Ages From Hugh Capet to Joan of Arc, The Royal French State,The Ancien Régime: A History of Franceand several more.

See the complete History of France series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion. 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.

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.

No longer a nation of peasants or small shopkeepers, France.e-books in History of France category A Short History of France by Mary Platt Parmele - Charles Scribner's Sons, A short history of France from Julius Caesar's conquest of Gaul to Third French Republic.

The style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events of the country in easy to read, comprehensive text. France is currently in its Fifth Republic, established in during upheavals in society.

Key People from the History of France King Louis XIV (–): Louis XIV succeeded to the French throne as a minor in and ruled until ; for many contemporaries, he .