An Historical Geography of France

An Historical Geography of France

by Xavier de Planhol
     
 

This 1994 book traces the historical geography of France from its roots in the Roman province of Gaul to the 1990s.See more details below

Overview

This 1994 book traces the historical geography of France from its roots in the Roman province of Gaul to the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521322089
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/17/1994
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series
Pages:
590
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; Preface; Part I. The Genesis of France: 1. The isthmus of Gaul; 2. The impact of Rome; 3. From Gaul to France; 4. The birth of France; Part II. The Traditional Organisation of the Territory of France: 5. The major divisions; 6. The secondary divisions; Part III. The Centralisation and Diversification of the French Space: 7. Paris and the Parisian centralisation; 8. Cultural action and reaction: unity and diversity; 9. The economic differentiation of space; 10. The rural exodus and urbanisation; 11. The France of large organisations; Notes; Guide to further reading; Bibliography; Index.

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