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Published: 17 May 2012

254 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195308884

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In the Shadow of the General

Modern France and the Myth of De Gaulle

Sudhir Hazareesingh

  • Uses the biography of one the giants of the twentieth century to tell the story of modern France
  • Authored by a leading scholar of modern France, this will be of interest to anyone trying to understand French society today
  • Shows how de Gaulle's legacy extends all the way down to the current leaders of France, including President Sarkozy