France in the New Century

France in the New Century : Portrait of a Changing Society

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Presenting a portrait of changes in French society since 1945, with the accent on the France of the mid-1990s, this book's main focus is on society, culture and the economy, but space is also given to more

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  • Hardback | 768 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 60.96mm | 1,133.98g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0670883603
  • 9780670883608

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A turn-of-the-millennium look at the state of the French nation by one of its most assiduous chroniclers. Ardagh sees a France troubled by racism, unemployment and corruption, disillusioned with politics and apprehensive about the impact of the euro, but strangely buoyed up by a faith in the capacity of the nation to re-invent itself and a nation beside itself with delight at winning the World Cup in 1998. (Kirkus UK)show more

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