|Children of the Revolution, the French 1799-1914 - Robert Gildea|
Condition Very Good
Published by Allen Lane, London 2008
The allure of France throughout the nineteenth century made ir one of the world's great cultural beacons: in art, technology, literature and science it renewed itself over and over again. And yet behind this facade, France was a country racked with anxiety, crushed by a sense of national decline and, above all, unable to resolve the chaotic legacy of the Revolution.
xx, 540pp with black and white plates.
Price: £16.00 / $24.00