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making of modern France

Emmanuel Todd

making of modern France

origins of French ideology, politics and culture

by Emmanuel Todd

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- Politics and government -- 20th century.,
  • France -- History -- 1789-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmmanuel Todd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC110
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18001061M
    ISBN 100631168044, 0631179488
    LC Control Number91001034

      Francis I: The Maker of Modern France by Leonie Frieda book review. Click to read the full review of Francis I: The Maker of Modern France in New York Journal of Books. his failure "was the more regrettable as it was of his own making." The king came by his faults honesty, from a long line of French kings who ranged between just failures to Author: Leonie Frieda. The Knight, the Lady and the Priest: The Making of Modern Marriage in Medieval France [Georges Duby and Barbara Bray]. This ambitious study sets out to discover what marriage meant in the daily lives of the nobles of the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth.

      Men and Women Making Friends in Early Modern France argues that the imaginative experimentation in friendships between men and women was a distinctive feature of early modern French culture. The ten essays in this volume address friend-making as a process that is creative of self and responsive to changing social and political circumstances. These provinces mirror France's natural geographic regions and, despite modern administrative centralization, retain their striking diversity. The heart of France N of the Loire River is the province of Île-de-France, which occupies the greater part of the Paris basin, a fertile depression drained by the Seine and Marne rivers.

    Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity is a work of philosophy by Charles Taylor, published in by Harvard University is an attempt to articulate and to write a history of the "modern identity". The book The Knight, the Lady and the Priest: The Making of Modern Marriage in Medieval France, Georges Duby is published by University of Chicago Press. The book The Knight, the Lady and the Priest: The Making of Modern Marriage in Medieval France, Georges Duby is published by University of Chicago Press. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30%.


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Get this from a library! The making of modern France: ideology, politics and culture. [Emmanuel Todd] -- An investigation into the state of French society which argues that between and France underwent a revolution comparable in force to the Revolution of and with consequences of .During this period, France expanded to nearly its modern territorial extent through the acquisition of Picardy, Burgundy, Anjou, Maine, Provence, Brittany, Franche-Comté, French Flanders, Navarre, Roussillon, the Duchy of Lorraine, Alsace and Corsica.Barrington Moore Jr.

(12 May – 16 October ) was an American political sociologist, and the son of forester Barrington Moore. He is well-known for his Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy: Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World (), a comparative study of modernization in Britain, France, the United States, China, Japan, Russia, Germany, and India.