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Macmillan Higher Education

France since 1870 (3rd Edition)

Culture, Politics and Society

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This new edition of an established text has been thoroughly revised and updated, bringing the story up to Hollande's presidency. It now incorporates the latest scholarship and includes more coverage of the economic crisis,...

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This new edition of an established text has been thoroughly revised and updated, bringing the story up to Hollande's presidency. It now incorporates the latest scholarship and includes more coverage of the economic crisis, the impact of scandals such as the Strauss-Kahn affair, the Front National, gay liberation, and recent cultural developments.

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Covers a key period of French history that is much studied at undergraduate level
Thoroughly revised and updated to take into account the latest research and Hollande's presidency
Includes more coverage of the financial crisis, the impact of recent scandals, gay liberation and key cultural developments

List of Maps
Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
French Regimes
European Union Member States by Date of Accession
Eurozone Member States by Date of Accession
PART I: THE RISE OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC, 1870-85
1. France in the Nineteenth Century
2. The Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune, 1870-71
3. The Triumph of the Republicans, 1871-85
4. The Cultural Bases of Republicanism
PART II: TESTING TIME FOR THE REPUBLIC, 1885-1918
5. Challenges to the Republic (1): Constructing the Modern Right
6. Challenges to the Republic (2): Constructing the Modern Left
7. The Cultural Revolution of the Belle Époque
8. The Great War 1914-18
PART III: THE DECLINE OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC, 1919-40
9. France after the War 1919-28
10. France in the Depression 1929-35
11. The Popular Front 1936-37
12. Culture Between the Wars
13. The Fall of France 1938-40
PART IV: VICHY AND ITS AFTERMATH, 1940-6
14. Vichy in Power, 1940-42
15. Resistance and Liberation, 1942-44
16. Liberated France 1944-46
17. Existentialism: Culture of the Resistance?
PART V: THE FOURTH REPUBLIC, 1946-58
18. Vietnam War, Cold War, 1946-54
19. The 1950s: Coke, Culture and the French Economic Miracle
20. The Algerian War Erupts, 1954-7
21. The Fall of the Fourth Republic,1958
PART VI: THE FIFTH REPUBLIC I, 1958-69
22. De Gaulle's Presidency, 1958-68: Algeria vs 'Grandeur'
23. Cultural Explosion: New Theory, New Cinema, New Novel
24. Social Explosion: May '68
PART VII: THE FIFTH REPUBLIC II, 1969-95
25. Pompidou and Giscard's Presidencies, 1969-81: May's Aftershocks and the End of the Trente Glorieuses
26. Mitterrand's Presidency, 1981-88: 'Socialist France'?
27. Mitterrand's Presidency, 1988-95: Stalemate
28. Culture after '68: Conflicting Trends
PART VIII: THE FIFTH REPUBLIC III, 1995-2017
29. Chirac's Presidency, 1995-2002: From Juppé to Jospin
30. Chirac's Presidency, 2002-7: Sarkozy Rising
31. Sarkozy's Presidency, 2007-12: Neo-Liberalism and GFC
32. Hollande's Presidency, 2012-17: Socialism or Neo-Liberalism?
33. Racism, Pessimism, Despair: A Culture for the 21st Century
Conclusion
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index.
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Charles Sowerwine is Professor of History at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Charles Sowerwine is Professor of History at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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