A Traveller's History of France

A Traveller's History of France

Book - 2005
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Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, the myriad of cultural opportunities - all make the country a perennial and irresistible attraction.A Traveller's History of France takes the reader from the first conquests of ancient Gaul through the Renaissance, the turmoil and triumph of the French Revolution, and on through the 20th century of French history all the way to the present.
Publisher: New York : Interlink Pub., 2005
Edition: 7th ed., fully rev. and updated. --
ISBN: 9781566566063
Branch Call Number: 944 Col 2005
Characteristics: xii, 238 p. : ill., maps. --
Additional Contributors: Hepburn, Alison
Alternative Title: France


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Jul 10, 2015

This is a readable and brief summary of the history of France. While well-written, it does contain a number of errors that even a casual student of history will notice. As an example especially for Canadian readers: "The Acadians fled to Louisiana." Really? That's an interesting perspective.

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