1. "The Legacy of the French Revolution, " Janet Polasky
2. "The French Search for Modernity, " Richard Kuisel
3. "The Development of an Urban Society, " William Cohen
4. "The Making of the French Working Class, " Kathy Amdur
5. "Colonial Mission: France overseas in the 19th and 20th centuries, " W. Hoisington
6. "The Role of the Intellectual, " Don Reid
7. "Women, Citizenship, and Suffrage in France since 1789, " Karen Offen
8. "Leaders Without Parties: The Essential Role of Moderate Republicanism in France, 1899-1929, " Majorie M. Farrar
9. "Food and Drink in France, " Patricia Prestwich
10. "France and World War I, " William Keylor
11. "Vichy and Resistance France, " Jack Talbott
12. "France and European Unification, " Roy Willis.
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This anthology of essays describes the major forces that have transformed France in the two centuries since the Revolution. Reflecting the work and research of leading North American and French historians, these essays engage students intellectually by providing a clearly developed point of view. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This text charts the political history of France from the 18th century to the present, interspersing narrative with chapters on society, the economy, culture and historiography. This edition reflects recent research on the French Revolution, taking into account the scolarship of the "New Revisionist" school. It incorporates recent events in France, including an assessment of post-Socialist politics and examines the challenges facing France as a member of the European Union. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Traces growing world unrest following the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 including the rise of the Fascist Party in Italy, expansion into Manchuria by Japan and collapse of the false prosperity of the 1920's.
Reviews the years 1940-1941, when Hitler dominated Europe and attacked Russia. When the United States embargoed the sale of oil to Japan, they responded with the attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States was drawn into a war that was truly worldwide.
Germany overwhelms Poland in 26 days and by 1940 Hitler rules Western Europe. Britain stands alone, and a pact between Japan, Germany and Italy creates a formidable alliance in the early days of World War II.
Video — 1 film reel (14 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 1/2 in.
By the end of the 1920's world prosperity is over. Japan occupies Manchuria and begins a war with China. Hitler leads the Nazi Party to power and the Rome-Berlin "Axis" is formed. Italy invades Ethiopia and Germany invades Austria, then Poland. It is 1939 and World War II has begun.
2d ed. - Chicago, IL : Coronet Films & Video, 1983.
Video — 1 film reel (18 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Describes the prevailing belief during the summer of 1914 that the war would be a short one and the gradual reevaluation as the world's first mechanized conflict became mired in trench warfare and battles without decisive victory. Also presents quotations from Hitler, De Gaulle, and Churchill which reveal the personal impact of World War I.