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Modern France and the World

Modern France and the World provides an engaging global history of the key events of modern France and its empire. It moves beyond the traditional political narrative of the development of the French Republican nation-state to offer both national and international perspectives of its evolution
eBook, English, 2023
Taylor & Francis Group, Milton, 2023
Electronic books
1 online resource (343 p.).
9781000841275, 1000841278
Half Title
List of Figures
List of Maps
1 Globalizing France in the Era of Enlightenment
2 Radical Revolutions and Rights of Man
3 The Napoleonic Empire
4 Restoration and the Liberal Order
5 Social and Political Revolutions
6 New Imperial Designs: The Second Empire
7 The Imperial Third Republic
8 The Fin de Siècle and Its Discontents
9 Global France at War, 1914-1919
10 Illusions of Peace, 1920-1939
11 War and Occupation, 1939-1944 12 Postwar Reconstruction and Imperial Deconstruction, 1944-1962
13 The Politics of Grandeur: The Fifth Republic in a New Europe
14 Globalized France
Conclusion: The Legacy of Empire in Twenty-First-Century France
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