A Reference Guide From the Renaissance to the Present

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
Presents a historical dictionary of the European country with entries on important events in its history, institutions, political and social figures, a chronology, a list of rulers, and a collection of maps.

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This accessibly written reference for students and general readers contains alphabetically arranged entries on important people, events, and places in French history from the Renaissance to the present. A sampling of topics includes Léon Blum, the Crimean War, the French Resistance, Huguenots, Émile Zola, and the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. The volume also features a short historical narrative by Roberts (history, Fairleigh Dickinson U.), maps, and a chronology of events. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2004
ISBN: 9780816044733
Branch Call Number: 944.003 R5448f 2004
Characteristics: vi, 714 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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