The Discovery of France
Picador, 2008 - 454 pages
The notion of 'the French' as one nation is relatively recent and - historically speaking - quite misleading. In order to discover the 'real' past of France, it's not only necessary to go back in time, but also to go at a slower pace than modern life generally allows. This book is the result of 14,000 miles covered by bicycle.
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The discovery of France: a historical geography from the Revolution to the First World WarAvis d'utilisateur - Not Available - Book Verdict
This is a difficult yet intriguing book that should be appreciated by academic specialists in French culture and history. Acclaimed biographer Robb (Victor Hugo: A Biography ) aims to demonstrate that ... Consulter l'avis complet
Good coffee table bookAvis d'utilisateur - susanknitter - Overstock.com
A nice combination of descriptions of maps and the challenges that early map makers had. Probably best suited to someone with an interest. Consulter l'avis complet