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By Jeremy D. Popkin

Organized chronologically, A historical past of recent France offers a survey of the dramatic occasions that experience punctuated French historical past, together with the French Revolution, the upheavals of the nineteenth century, the area wars of the twentieth century, and France's present function within the ecu Union. Written for modern undergraduate scholars, the textual content provides scholarly controversies in an impartial demeanour and displays the simplest of up to date scholarship in French history.

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