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Unif Title Histoire mondiale de la France. English.
Title France in the world : a new global history / edited by Patrick Boucheron with Nicolas Delalande, Florian Mazel, Yann Potin, and Pierre Singaravélou ; English-language edition edited by Stéphane Gerson ; translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan, Jane Kuntz, Alexis Pernsteiner, Anthony Roberts, and Willard Wood.
Publication New York : Other Press, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019
Description xxxix, 943 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 944 F
Note "Originally published in 2017 as Histoire mondiale de la France by Éditions du Seuil, Paris"-- Title verso.
Summary "A fresh, radical history of France and its place in the world that offers short, accessible articles on topics ranging from the Chauvet Cave all the way to the events of 2015. Bringing together an impressive group of established and up-and-coming historians, this bestselling history conceives of France not as a fixed, rooted entity, but instead as a place and an idea in flux, moving beyond all borders and frontiers, shaped by exchanges and mixtures. Presented in chronological order from 34,000 BC to 2015, each chapter covers a significant year from its own particular angle--the marriage of a Viking leader to a Carolingian princess proposed by Charles the Fat in 882, the Persian embassy's reception at the court of Louis XIV in 1715, the Chilean coup d'état against President Salvador Allende in 1973 that mobilized a generation of French left-wing activists. France in the World combines the intellectual rigor of an academic work with the liveliness and readability of popular history. With a brand-new preface aimed at an international audience, this English-language edition will be an essential resource for Francophiles and scholars alike."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Early stirrings in one corner of the world -- From one empire to another -- The feudal order triumphs -- France expands -- The great monarchy of the West -- Absolute power -- Enlightenment nation -- A homeland for universal revolution -- Globalization in the French style -- Modernizing in troubled times -- Leaving the colonial empire, entering Europe -- Today in France.
Subject France -- History.
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Boucheron, Patrick, editor.
Delalande, Nicolas, editor.
Mazel, Florian, editor.
Potin, Yann, editor.
Singaravélou, Pierre, editor.
Gerson, Stéphane, editor.
Fagan, Teresa Lavender, translator.
Kuntz, Jane, translator.
Pernsteiner, Alexis, translator.
Roberts, Anthony F., 1950- translator.
Wood, Willard, translator.
Related To Online version: New York : Other Press, [2019] 9781590519424 (DLC) 2018053711
ISBN 9781590519417
1590519418

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