France, 1814-1940 by J.p.t. BuryFrance, 1814-1940 by J.p.t. Bury

France, 1814-1940

byJ.p.t. BuryEditorJ.p.t. Bury

Paperback | July 22, 2003

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This celebrated classic now includes a new introduction by Robert Tombs.

The history of nineteenth and early twentieth-century France has often seemed complex and confusing.France, 1814-1940has a long-established reputation as a clear, accessible and authoritative account of this fascinating period.

It describes the characteristics of France's different regimes and their leading personalities and explains why during these years the people of France had to endure so many revolutions, wars and crises. The book introduces social and economic change as well as cultural developments and French overseas expansion.

J.P.T. Burywas a life fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.Robert Tombsis Reader in History at St. John's College, Cambridge.
Title:France, 1814-1940Format:PaperbackDimensions:358 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.2 inPublished:July 22, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415316006

ISBN - 13:9780415316002


Editorial Reviews

'J.P.T. Bury's classic history takes the reader on a switchback ride across violently changing regimes and republics, cultural and artistic movements.' - BBC History Magazine