De Gaulle's Legacy: The Art of Power in France's Fifth Republic

De Gaulle's Legacy: The Art of Power in France's Fifth Republic

by W. Nester

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This book explores the following: What is the art of power? What is the art of French power? How did Charles de Gaulle understand and assert power, establishing the Fifth Republic and breaking centuries of political instability? How well or poorly have his successors wielded the art of French power to define, defend, or enhance French interests?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349503292
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/18/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

William Nester is the author of more than thirty books on international relations, military history, and the nature of power. He is a Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at St. John s University in New York, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. De Gaulle and Gaullism 2. President De Gaulle 3. President Pompidou 4. President Giscard d'Estaing 5. President Mitterrand 6. President Chirac 7. President Sarkozy 8. President Hollande 9. The Legacy

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