The collapse of the Third Republic: an inquiry into the fall of France in 1940

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Simon and Schuster, 1969 - History - 1082 pages
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After setting the stage with a look at the founding of the Republic in 1871, describes the political, social, and religious divisions in the country, the "Maginot Line complex" growing out of military trust in a defensive war, and the deleterious effect of the tragedy of World War I.

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User Review  - Herb Hastings - Goodreads

Reading the first part of this book is like reading the obituary of modern USA. The political gridlock, the government perceived as being controlled by the elites, (We have our 1% and they the 300 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

Dauntingly comprehensive. A rich, considered work of history. Devote time to it and you'll be rewarded. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
11
Debacle Summer 1940
21
The Dreyfus Affair 18941906
48
Copyright

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