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Popkin : History of Modern France A_4

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An overview of the history of France from the mid-18thcentury to the present. Organized chronologically, A History of Modern Francepresents a survey of the dramatic events that have punctuated French history, including the French Revolution, the upheavals of the 19thcentury, the world wars of the 20thcentury, and France's current role in the European Union. Written for today's undergraduate students, the text presents scholarly controversies in an unbiased manner and reflects the best of contemporary scholarship in French history. Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be able to: Describe important events in modern French history Understand the political, cultural, social, and economic forces that have shaped contemporary France Appreciate the continued importance of French history for students in the 21stcentury Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.com.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Documents

Voltaire, on Social Conditions in Eighteenth Century France

Louis XIV Writes to His Son (1661)

King Louis XIV, "The Code Noir" (French), 1685

Map

France Under Louis XIV

Audio

Louis XIV

 

Chapter 2

Documents

French Peasants, Cahiers de doléances

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile

Jacques-Louis Ménétra, Journal of My Life

Petition of Women of the Third Estate

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, What is the Third Estate?

Chapter 3

Documents

The Marquis de Mirabeau, The Friend of Men, or Treatise on Population, 1756

Black Death (1349) Henry Knighton

Maps

Map Discovery: Grain Supply and Trade in Sixteenth Century Europe

Map Discovery: Cereal Crops in Europe

Image

Slave Revolt in Saint Domingue, 1791

 

Chapter 4

Documents

Voltaire, Letters On England

Voltaire, “On Universal Toleration”

Baron de Montesquieu, Excerpt from The Spirit of the Laws

Voltaire on the Relation of Church and State (Mid-18th Century) Voltaire

Denis Diderot, Preliminary Discourse from the Encyclopedia (France), 1751

Image

Necker Concealing the Deficit – Cartoon, 1789

 

Chapter 5

Documents

Jean Baptiste Colbert, “Mercantilism: Dissertation on Alliances”

Louis XVI, “A Royal Reform Proposal”

The Execution of Damiens

Richelieu on the Ancien Regime (1904) Richelieu

Maps

Map Discovery: The Seven Years War

Interactive Map: The Seven Years’ War

Atlas Map: French America, 1608-1763

 

Chapter 6

Documents

Robespierre “Speech to National Convention: The Terror Justified” (France), 1794

Thomas Jefferson, Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence (1776)

Maps

Map Discovery: Revolutionary France

Map Workbook Activity: Abolutism: France, England, and Russia 1600-1700

Image

“Cult of the Supreme Being,” French Revolution

 

Chapter 7

Documents

De Stael on the Ancien Regime (1789) De Stael

Jean Domat, On Social Order and Absolutist Monarchy

The Bill of Rights (1789)

Map

Revolutionary France

 

Chapter 8

Documents

The National Convention, “Law on Suspects (1793)” and “Law of 22 Prairial Year II (1794)”

Olympe de Gouges, Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen

Map

Map Discovery: The Expansion of Prussia

Images

Death of Marat

French Revolution

Execution by guillotine, France 1929

 

Chapter 9

Documents

Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Memoirs of Napolean Bonaporte

Charles Parquin, “Napolean’s Army”

Madame de Rémusat on the Rise of Napoleon

Map

Russia’s Holdings by 1800

Image

Prussian Soldiers

 

Chapter 10

Document

Thomas Jefferson, Letter on the Louisiana Purchase

Maps

Map Discovery: Napoleon’s Empire

Napoleonic Europe

Atlas Map: Louisiana Purchase and Exploration of the Trans-Mississippi West

Interactive Map: The Louisiana Purchase and Early Exploration of the West

 

Chapter 11

Document

Napoleon’s Exile to St. Helena (1815)

Maps

Geographic Tour: Europe in 1815

Religious Diversity in Western Europe

European Centers of Rebellion and Revolution, 1820-1848

Map Discovery: Population Growth in Europe, 1800-1850

 

Chapter 12

Documents

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen 1789

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Maps

Map Workbook Activity: Economic Transformation in Europe 1750-1850

European Industrialization

The European Linen Industry

 

Chapter 13

Document

Richard Guest, The Creation of the Steam Loom

Maps

Map Discovery: Industrial Revolution on the Continent

Map Discovery: Unrest of the 1820s and 1830s: Centers of Revolutionary Action

Industrial Development in Key Regional Centers, ca. 1900

Industrialization in Europe, ca. 1850

 

Chapter 14

Documents

Metternich on the Revolutions of 1848

Capitalism Challenged: The Communist Manifesto (1848) Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Maps

Interactive Map: World Colonial Empires 1900

European Colonial Territories Before and After 1800

Centers of Revolution, 1848

Image

Louis Napoleon v. General Cavaignac – British Cartoon, 1848

 

Chapter 15

Documents

Michel Chevalier, Society, Manners, and Politics in the United States

Karl Marx on the Question of Free Trade (1848) Karl Marx

An Ottoman Government Decree Defines the Official Notion of the “Modern” Citizen, June 19, 1870

Maps

Map Discovery: The Crimean War

Video

The Ottoman Tanzimat Period (1839-1876): The Middle East Confronts Modernity

The Decline of the Ottoman Empire

 

Chapter 16

Documents

August Comte, “Course of Positive Philosophy”

A Letter from Otto von Bismarck (1866) Otto von Bismarck

John Stuart Mill on Enfranchisement of Women (1869) John Stuart Mill

Map

Atlas Map: The Civil War, 1861-1862

Image

Cotton plantation, United States of America

 

Chapter 17

Maps

Map Discovery: The Expansion of Prussia

Unification of Germany

The Unification of Germany, 1815-1871

The Unification of Germany, 1866-1871

 

Chapter 18

Documents

Jules Ferry, from Le Tonkin et La Mere-Patrie

Mary Kingsley, Travels in West Africa, (Great Britain and Africa), 1893 and 1895

Map

Vietnam: Divisions in the Nguyen and French Periods

Image

Statue of Liberty Restored

 

Chapter 19

Documents

Emile Zola, Nana

Pope Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum (Of New Things), 1891

The Great Depression: An Oral Account 1932

Images

Building the Panama Canal

Breaker Boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pa.

 

Chapter 20

Documents

Doctrine of Fascism (1932) Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini, from “The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism”

Map

Diplomatic Crises, 1905-1914

Images

The Vatican

Raphael Sanzio, Detail from The School of Athens, fresco, Vatican Palace, Rome 1509-11

 

Chapter 21

Documents

M. Carey Thomas, Higher Education for Women (1901)

On Darwin 1860s

Charles Darwin, Autobiography

Images

Chinese pavilion, 1904 Worlds Fair

Machine exhibit, 1904 Worlds Fair

Pygmies, 1904 World’s Fair

 

Chapter 22

Document

Thomas Edison, The Success of the Electric Light (October 1880)

Maps

Map Discovery: Jewish Migration

Shifting Borders: Eastern Europe After World War I

Video

The Art of Pablo Picasso

Images

Model of Bell’s Telephone

Suffragist Speaking

Chapter 23

Documents

The Murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand at Sarajevo 1914 Borijove Jevtic

Francois Carlotti, from “World War I: A Frenchman’s Recollections”

Soldiers’ Accounts of Battle (World War I)

Maps

World War I, 1914-1918

European Alliances on the Eve of World War I

Map Discovery: The Schlieffen Plan and France’s Plan XVII

Balkans

Video

The Outbreak of World War I

 

Chapter 24

Documents

American Troops in the Trenches (1918)

Woodrow Wilson, The Fourteen Points (1918)

George Clemenceau, “French Demands at the Peace Conference”

Maps

Europe After World War I

The West and the World: Changes in European Empires After World War I

Image

Woodrow Wilson on his way to Versailles, 1919

 

Chapter 25

Documents

Henry Cabot Lodge’s Objections to Article 10 of the Treaty of Versailles (1919)

Bolshevik Seizure of Power, 1917

Map

Europe in the 1920s and 1930s

Revolution and Civil War in Russia, 1914-1920

Images

Bolshevik Revolution poster

France Demands War Reparations – Cartoon

 

Chapter 26

Document

Adelheid Popp, “Finding Work: Women Factory Workers

Maps

Atlas Map: The Great Depression

World Distribution of Manufacturing, 1930

Video

Prosperity of the 1920s and the Great Depression

Images

Depression Era Breadlines

Women Workers during World War I

 

Chapter 27

Document

Mussolini Heaps Contempt on Political Liberalism, 1923

Images

German persecution of the Jews

Spanish Civil War poster

Hitler and Chamberlain, 1938

Hitler at Nuremberg Rally ca. 1928

 

Chapter 28

Documents

The Holocaust: Memoirs from the Commandant of Auschwitz (1940s) Rudolf Hoess

Winston Churchill, “Their Finest Hour”

Maps

World War II in Europe, 1939-1945

Interactive Map: World War II in Europe

Images

Hitler and Chamberlain, 1938

Hitler celebrating French surrender

Hitler and Mussolini in Munich, 1940

 

Chapter 29

Maps

Atlas Map: World War II, European Theater

Map Discovery: World War II in Europe

The Nazi Empire in 1942

Video

Normandy Beach, June 6, 1944

Images

D-Day

Eisenhower and Paratroopers in World War II

Operation Overlord, Normandy, 1944

 

Chapter 30

Documents

Joseph Stalin, excerpts from the “Soviet Victory” Speech, 1946

George C. Marshall, The Marshall Plan, 1947

Map

Post WW2 Division of Austria and Germany

Videos

Truman on the End of World War II

The Big Three Confer – Yalta Conference

Images

Truman, Atlee and Stalin at the Berlin Conference

The Big Three at Yalta

 

Chapter 31

Documents

Ho Chi Minh on Self Determination

Vietnamese Declaration of Independence (1945) Ho Chi Minh

Resolution Establishing the Viet Minh, 1941

Lyndon Johnson, Message to Congress and the Tonkin Gulf Resolution (1964)

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fireside Chat (September 6, 1936)

 

Chapter 32

Documents

American Investigators, from The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Franklin Roosevelt, Annual Address to Congress, “The Four Freedoms” (1941)

 

Map

Germany After World War II

Video

Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima

Images

Atomic bomb mushroom cloud

U.S. Hydrogen Bomb Test over Uninhabited Pacific Island, 1952

 

Chapter 33

Documents

A Common Market and European Integration (1960)

Fidel Castro Defends the Revolution (1953) Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro: History Will Absolve Me, 1953

Mao Zedong, “A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire,” 1953

Maps

Soviet and Eastern European Boundaries by 1948

Atlas Map: Cold War in Europe, 1950

 

Chapter 34

Documents

Johnson’s Defense of the U.S. Presence in Vietnam (1965)

Decision Concerning the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966)

Maps

Atlas Map: Conflict in the Middle East, 1945-1997

Interactive Map: The Vietnam War

Videos

Newsreel: Peace March, Thousands Oppose Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

 

Chapter 35

Documents

Alain Destexhe, from Rwanda and Genocide in the Twentieth Century

Ronald Reagan, Speech to the House of Commons (1982)

Ronald Reagan, Address to the National Association of Evangelicals (1983)

Map

Cold War Alliances

Video

Cold War Connections: Russia, America, Berlin and Cuba

Image

Ronald Reagan

 

Chapter 36

Documents

Treaty on European Union, 1992

European criticism of American environmental policies, 2007

Maps

Events in Eastern Europe, 1989-1990

The European Union in the Europe of 2003

Europe in 2004

Atlas Map: Present-day Europe


Chapter 37

Documents

Justin Vaïsse, from “Veiled Meaning”

Dirty Politics in the 2008 Election (2007)

Map

European Union

Image

European Union Flag

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