The Course of French History

by Pierre Goubert

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  • 9780415066716
  • 9781134919284
  • 9781134919277
This stimulating one-volume history traces the social and economic evolution of France as a nation from the founding of the monarchy in 987, to the present day.
Against a background of structural change, Goubert etches a vivid account of key events and personalities. His perspective is a popular one, and his main interest is in how political events and famous people affect the nation as a whole. The book incorporates the findings and perspectives of recent monographic studies with clarity and precision, but it is Goubert's own judgements, direct, forceful and iconoclastic, which make this an invaluable text.

  • Taylor and Francis; October 1991
  • ISBN: 9781134919284
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: The Course of French History
  • Author: Pierre Goubert
  • Imprint: Routledge
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780415066716
  • 9781134919284
  • 9781134919277