Publication delayed (Originally scheduled in November 2002).
The concluding volume in the "Short Oxford History of France" series captures the essence of the huge transformations that have taken place in France since the late 19th century. In a set of thematic chapters drawing on recent research, a leading international team of historians has produced a re-evaluation of modern French history.
Introduction ; 1. POLITICS, 1880-1914 ; 2. Politics, 1914-1945 ; 3. Politics, 1945-2000 ; 4. France, Europe, and the Wider World ; 5. THE Gender ; 7. Intellectuals and Culture ; 8. Religion and Secularisation ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; Chronology ; Maps