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The Cambridge Illustrated History of France A gripping, superbly illustrated account of the political, social and cultural history of France. Full description
Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 28th 1999 by Cambridge University Press (first published 1995)
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The author focuses a lot on socio-economic history - not really my cup of tea, but readable nonetheless. A long list of sources is provided so I'll be able to get more info. from those.
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It is what it says it s - a comprehensive but high level review of French history and
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could have done a better job tying together the past and present
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Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie is a French historian whose work is mainly focused upon Languedoc in the ancient regime, particularly the history of the peasantry.

Emmanuel Ladurie is professor at the Collège de France and, since 1973, chair, department of history of modern civilization. He has had a distinguished career, serving as Administrateur Général of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (1987-94);...more
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