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The Third Republic in France, 1870-1940

Conflicts and Continuities, 1st Edition

By William Fortescue


272 pages

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Paperback: 9780415169455
pub: 2000-08-10
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An essential introduction to the major political problems, debates and conflicts which are central to the history of the Third Republic in France, from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 to the fall of France in June 1940.

It provides original sources, detailed commentary and helpful chronologies and bibliographies on topics including:

* the emergence of the regime and the Paris Commune of 1871

* Franco-German relations

* anti-Semitism and the Dreyfus Affair

* the role of women and the importance of the national birth-rate

* the character of the French Right and of French fascism.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Europe / France