By Paul F State

A short historical past of France deals a huge evaluate of the country's historical past, from the prehistoric Neanderthals to the current state on the middle of the eu Union, whereas additionally exploring the country's geography, tradition, and society. Loaded with black-and-white images, maps, and informative sidebars, this new source paints an in depth photo for readers attracted to this ecu state. insurance comprises: -Migration and eventual defeat of the Gauls by way of the Romans less than Julius Caesar -Wave of invasions of Germanic tribes from vital and jap Europe -Christianity and the dominion of the Franks -Joan of Arc and the making of the monarchy -The French Revolution -Republican rule -Food and model -Two international wars and the interwar years -Regeneration and transformation -Contemporary tradition and relaxation -Issues of cultural assimilation and multiculturalism within the twenty first century.

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