The Cambridge Illustrated History of France
Cambridge University Press, 1994 - 352 páginas
In a tour de force, Colin Jones gives a gripping, superbly and intelligently illustrated account of the political, social and cultural history of France, placing an innovatory emphasis on the impact of regionalism, class, gender and race in French heritage. Ranging from prehistoric menhirs to the Pompidou Centre, from Louis XIV's Versailles to twentieth-century highrises, from Marie Antoinette to Marie Claire, The Cambridge Illustrated History of France is host to lively and penetrating new insights that take us through the shaping of France from the earliest times to the brink of a new millennium. Combining superb illustration with outstanding scholarship, the diversity of the French heritage--scientific and artistic, national and regional--is explored with an engrossing and accessible style. Special features on places, people and events, a glossary, and a further reading section enhance this engaging book that will appeal to history buffs and students of French history and culture. Colin Jones is also the author of the Longman Companion to the French Revolution and The Cultural Atlas of France.
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France Before the Romans
Roman Gaul 55 BC to c 500 AD
From Prankish Gaul to the Kingdom of West Francia
The Middle Ages 987 to 1328
The Later Middk Ages and the Renaissance
From CounterReformation to Enlightenment c 1610 to c 1780
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areas army became bourgeois Burgundian Burgundy Capetian Capetian dynasty Carolingian Catholic cent centre century Charlemagne Charles Charles the Bald Christian Church Coll Collection & photo colonial Communists constitutional Cosquer cave court Crusade cultural death developed duke dynasty early economic elections elite emperor empire established Europe European example favour feudal forces France France's Frankish French frontier Gallo-Roman Gaul Gaulish Gaulle German Giscard groups Henry Hugh Capet Hundred Years War impact increasingly industrial king land Languedoc late Left Louis XIV major Massif Central Merovingian military million minister Mitterrand monarch moreover movement Napoleon notably Paris Parisian peasants Philip political population produced Protestant proved provinces radical reform regime region Reims religious Resistance Revolution Revolutionary Right Roman Roman Gaul royal ruler Saint social Socialist society Third Republic tion took trade Treaty troops urban Valois Valois dynasty Vichy West Francia women workers
Página 343 - Joan B. Landes, Women and the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988); Mary P.
Página 342 - Peter Sahlins, Boundaries: The Making of France and Spain in the Pyrenees (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1989); James Sheehan, "What Is German History? Reflections on the Role of the Nation in German History and Historiography," Journal of Modern History 53 (March 1981): 1-23, and the works cited in the next three notes.
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