A Brief History of France (Heftet)

Serie: Brief Histories 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 336
Forlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Brief Histories
ISBN/EAN: 9781845298685
Omtale: A Brief History of France
When we think of France we often evoke images of fine food and wine, the elegant boulevards of Paris, the chic beaches of St Tropez. Yet, as the largest country in Europe, it is a place of huge diversity. The idea of 'Frenchness' emerged from over 2000 years of history and it is a riveting story from Roman conquest to the present day. Cecil Jenkins tells the story of the formation of this nation through its people, great events and culture. Through this narrative he charts why the French began to see themselves as so different from the rest of Europe and why, today, they face the same problems of identity as many other nations.

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