Historical Dictionary of France by Gino RaymondHistorical Dictionary of France by Gino Raymond

Historical Dictionary of France

byGino Raymond

Hardcover | October 23, 2008

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From the construction of Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower to the Fall of the Bastille and the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen to Napoléon Bonaparte's defeat at Waterloo to Albert Camus' L'Etranger and the existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre, France has been a part of some of the greatest and most memorable events in human history. Author Gino Raymond relates the history of these events in the second edition of the Historical Dictionary of France. Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on kings, politicians, authors, architects, composers, artists, and philosophers, a thorough history of France is presented.
Gino Raymond is Professor of Modern French Studies in the University of Bristol.
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Title:Historical Dictionary of FranceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 8.78 × 5.85 × 1.49 inPublished:October 23, 2008Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810850958

ISBN - 13:9780810850958

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Topics from the arts, sciences, and politics are covered with great breath and precision.... An exceptional introductory essay serves as a refresher for readers on French geography, people, and history....This updated, valuable reference is a must-have for academic and larger public libraries.