A short history of the French people / by Charles Guignebert ... Translated by F.G. Richmond ...

; Richmond, F. G., translator
New York : Macmillan Company, 1930.

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Other Authors Richmond, F. G.,
Subjects France -- History.
Description 2 volumes ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1930.
Notes Bibliography at end of each chapter.
Contents v. 1. Introduction ; [pt. 1.] chapter I. The cradle of France and her first inhabitants ; chapter II. Gaul before the Roman conquest ; chapter III. The education of Gaul by Rome ; chapter IV. The German factor ; chapter V. The culmination of the empire of the Franks ; chapter VI. Towards the feudal anarchy ; chapter VII. The feudal regime ; chapter VIII. The agents of reconstruction : the Capet king and the bourgeois ; chapter IX. The policy of the Capets up to the death of Philip Augustus, 987-1223. The dawn of the thirteenth century ; chapter X. The culmination of the feudal monarchy of the Capets (1223-1270) ; chapter XI. The new orientation of the Capetian monarchy. Philip the Bold. Philip the Handsome and his sons (1270-1328). The expansion of the thirteenth century ; chapter XII. The disastrous stroke of fate : the Hundred Years' War. The desolation of the kingdom under Philip VI (1328-1350) and John II (1350-1364) ; chapter XIII. Recovery and relapse. The reigns of Charles V (1364-1380), and Charles VI (1380-1422) ; chapter XIV. Victory of the King of France ; chapter XV. France and her king at the end of the Hundred Years' War ; chapter XVI. The ruin of apanaged feudalism (1461-1491) ; chapter XVII. The policy of adventures and the beginnings of a national policy (1494-1559) -- volume 2. part 2. Modern history : chapter XVIII. The determination of modern France : the renaissance ; chapter XIX. The determination of modern France : the reformation ; chapter XX. Establishment of absolute monarchy ; chapter XXI. The despotism of Louis XIV ; chapter XXII. France in Europe from 1598 to 1715 ; chapter XXIII. The decadence of absolute monarchy. The reign of Louis XV (1715-1774) ; chapter XXIV. The approach of the revolution (1774-1788) ; chapter XXV. The foreign policy of France from 1715 to 1789 ; chapter XXVI. France towards 1789. The "ancien reĢgime" ; part 3. Contemporary history : chapter XXVII. The revolution : from absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy ; chapter XXVIII. The revolution : the fall of royalty ; chapter XXIX. From the democratic republic to the terrorist government. The convention in 1792 and in 1793 ; chapter XXX. The return of the bourgeois republic. The convention in 1794 and 1795. The constitution of the year III ; chapter XXXI. From the bourgeois republic to the military despotism. The directory and the consulate (1795-1804) ; chapter XXXII. The revolution and Europe (1789-1803) ; chapter XXXIII. From the Empire to restoration (1804-1815) ; chapter XXXIV. Napoleon and Europe (1803-1815) ; chapter XXXV. France in the nineteenth century. The struggle for democratic principles (1815-1848). Restored monarchy (1815-1830) ; chapter XXXVI. The conquest of democratic principles. The monarchy of July (1830-1848) ; chapter XXXVII. The struggle for democratic institutions (1848-1875). The second republic of Caesarism (1848-1852) ; chapter XXXVIII. The struggle for democratic institutions. The second empire and the instillation of the republic ; chapter XXXIX. The organisation and the consolidation of the third republic (1875-1914) ; chapter XL. The foreign policy of France since 1815 ; Conclusion.
Genre History.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)588501
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Guignebert, Charles, 1867-1939.
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