9781138557192-1138557196-A History of Modern France

A History of Modern France

ISBN-13: 9781138557192
ISBN-10: 1138557196
Edition: 5
Author: Popkin, Jeremy D.
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 414 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781138557192
ISBN-10: 1138557196
Edition: 5
Author: Popkin, Jeremy D.
Publication date: 2020
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 414 pages

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Acknowledged authors Popkin, Jeremy D. wrote A History of Modern France comprising 414 pages back in 2020. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1138557196 and 9781138557192. Since then A History of Modern France textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 26.92 or rent at the marketplace.

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A History of Modern France offers a framework to understand modern French history through a survey of the dramatic events that have punctuated its history from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Covering events such as the French Revolution, the two World Wars and the more recent election of Emmanuel Macron and the "yellow vest" movement, the book takes a balanced approach to the competing interpretations of modern France inspired by its history. This edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most recent scholarship on topics including French imperial history and the empire’s postcolonial legacy, the history of women and gender, and the French experience of World War I. A new section extends the narrative into mid-2019, and additional emphasis has been given to the role of historical memory in the making of French identity. Taking a chronological approach, the book is approachable for students and provides a clear and understandable picture of the history of modern France.

Supported by further reading that has been updated to include the most recent publications, the book is the ideal introduction to the history of modern France for students of this fascinating country.

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