The Republic of de Gaulle, 1958-1969

The Republic of de Gaulle, 1958-1969

by Serge Berstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521252393

ISBN-13: 9780521252393

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Republic of De Gaulle is the latest volume to appear in the successful 'Cambridge History of Modern France', and covers the momentous eleven-year ascendancy of Charles de Gaulle as President of the newly-established Fifth Republic. Serge Berstein analyses important constitutional, political and socio-economic changes and De Gaulle's remarkable foreign policy. He…  See more details below

Overview

The Republic of De Gaulle is the latest volume to appear in the successful 'Cambridge History of Modern France', and covers the momentous eleven-year ascendancy of Charles de Gaulle as President of the newly-established Fifth Republic. Serge Berstein analyses important constitutional, political and socio-economic changes and De Gaulle's remarkable foreign policy. He concludes with an examination of De Gaulle's eventual fall, with an entire chapter on 1968. The work contains all standard features which have helped this series to establish itself as the premier multi-volume account of modern France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521252393
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge History of Modern France Series, #8
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables; List of abbreviations; Chronological summary; Part I. The Two Foundings of the Fifth Republic: 1. The compromise of 1958; 2. The problem of Algeria; 3. The political evolution of the regime and the crisis of 1962; Part II. Charles de Gaulle and 50 Million French People: 4. The institutional and political framework; 5. The golden age of growth; 6. The birth of a consumer society; 7. The policy of grandeur: a world design?; Part III. The Twilight of de Gaulle's Republic: 8. Early symptoms of a waning power; 9. The crisis of 1968; 10. Failed recovery and the end of de Gaulle's Republic; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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