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ISBN-13 9780205846887ISBN-10 0205846882
ISBN-10 0205846823ISBN-13 9780205846825
Author(s): Jeremy D. Popkin
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 400

An overview ofthe history of France from the mid-18th century to the present.

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 manner and reflects the best of contemporary scholarship in French history.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book readers will be able to:

  • Describe important events in modern French history

  • Understand the political, cultural, social, and economic forces that have shaped contemporary France

  • Appreciate the continued importance of French history for students in the 21st century