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De Gaulle and twentieth-century France

De Gaulle and twentieth-century France

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Published by Edward Arnold in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970 -- Influence.,
    • Heads of state -- France -- Biography.,
    • Political leadership -- France.,
    • Gaullism.,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 20th century.,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-149) and index.

      Other titlesDe Gaulle and 20th century France.
      Statementedited by Hugh Gough and John Horne.
      ContributionsGough, Hugh., Horne, John, 1949-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC420 .D389 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 158 p. ;
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1394772M
      ISBN 100340588268
      LC Control Number93002042

      The Man Who Became France. One of the most notably figures of the twentieth century, Charles de Gaulle (), has been the subject of a number of biographies in English, but this work by Prof. Jackson (Queen Mary University, London), a specialist in twentieth century France, is certainly the most comprehensive biography one and likely to stand as the definitive life of the man. He has a good eye for the telling quotation and a magnificent capacity to place de Gaulle, one of the most fascinating subjects in twentieth-century politics, in his historical and political setting. The result is a wonderful history of modern France disguised as the biography of a statesman.—Mark Mazower, New York Review of Books/5(39).

      Julian Jackson is Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London and one of the foremost experts on twentieth-century France. His previous books include France: The Dark Years, –, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and his celebrated The Fall of France, which won the Wolfson History Prize.   De Gaulle, by Julian Jackson (Belknap Press of Harvard University, pp., $). C harles de Gaulle was perhaps the most thoughtful and impressive statesman of the twentieth century. His only possible rival in this regard is Winston Churchill, another statesman-thinker, though Churchill presided over a longstanding, stable, and free political order in the United Kingdom, something on .

      De Gaulle was born in the industrial region of Lille in the Nord department, the third of five was raised in a devoutly Catholic and traditional family. His father, Henri de Gaulle, was a professor of history and literature at a Jesuit college and eventually founded his own school.: Henri de Gaulle came from a long line of parliamentary gentry from Normandy and en: Philippe, Élisabeth, Anne. De Gaulle - Ebook written by Julian Jackson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read De Gaulle.


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This book traces the career of a man legendary for his abrasiveness, yet able to command the deepest loyalty, whose 30 years of political prominence have left an indelible mark on modern France.

The unravelling of the French role in Indochina, which occurred during the time frame covered by the book, is discussed only in passing, since those events were handled by then-Prime Minister Pierre Mendès-France several years before de Gaulle returned to by: 3.

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Throughout, the book tells a thrilling story.” ― Antonia Fraser, New Statesman “Charles de Gaulle was among the most extraordinary visionaries of the 20th century Jackson’s new biography makes awesome reading, and is a tribute to the /5(35).

Julian Jackson is Professor of History at Queen Mary, University of London and one of the foremost British experts on twentieth-century France. His previous books include France: The Dark Years,which was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times History Book Award, and his celebrated The Fall of France, which won the Wolfson History Prize in /5(4).

Charles de Gaulle had 'a certain idea of France' which even he didn't manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain's leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books to get a sense of France's wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.

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Julian Jackson is Professor of History at Queen Mary, University of London and one of the foremost British experts on twentieth-century France.

His previous books include France: The Dark Years,which was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times History Book Award, and his celebrated The Fall of France, which won the Wolfson History Prize in He is a Fellow of the /5(47).

Buy France: A History: from Gaul to de Gaulle by Julius Norwich, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Julian Jackson is Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London and one of the foremost experts on twentieth-century France.

His previous books include France: The Dark Years, –, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and his celebrated The Fall of France, which won the Wolfson History Prize/5(36).

Jackson’s riveting biography of Charles de Gaulle portrays a divisive, self-contradictory but still legendary figure; the book also vividly profiles twentieth-century France from the disillusionment of the First World War to the dislocations of the s.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(47). A Certain Idea of France book. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jackson's warts-and-all biography of de Gaulle is a must-read for those with an interest in the history of modern France, de Gaulle being its most important figure.

Larger than life (in every sense) de Gaulle was not an easy man to like, let alone /5. At that moment, Charles de Gaulle entered into history. University of London and one of the foremost British experts on twentieth-century France. His previous books include France: The Dark Years,which was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times History Book Award, and his celebrated The Fall of France, which won the Wolfson.

He has a good eye for the telling quotation and a magnificent capacity to place de Gaulle, one of the most fascinating subjects in twentieth-century politics, in his historical and political setting.

The result is a wonderful history of modern France disguised as the biography of a statesman/5(47). Charles de Gaulle has 61 books on Goodreads with ratings. Charles de Gaulle’s most popular book is The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle. Posted to a tank regiment in Metz inde Gaulle undertook to publish another book, “France and her Army,” a project first undertaken with Marshal Philippe Pétain in the s.

Seven chapters from each major epoch of French history were profiled to draw out lessons, which included the importance of the state, the role of pragmatism, and that strength proceeded from order and discipline. Jackson’s riveting biography of Charles de Gaulle portrays a divisive, self-contradictory but still legendary figure; the book also vividly profiles twentieth-century France from the disillusionment of the First World War to the dislocations of the : Harvard.Get this from a library!

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