3 edition of An Uncertain Idea Of France found in the catalog.
December 15, 2004
by Peter Lang Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||261|
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An Uncertain Idea of France provides a perspective which emerges from analysis of materials as disparate as French military doctrine and strategic planning, elite and popular mentalités, social biography and cultural propaganda, combined with the author’s personal reminiscences about where and how his own past has intersected with the past Author: Robert J.
Young. Buy A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles de Gaulle 01 by Jackson, Julian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(49). This book is identical to the book entitled "De Gaulle" by Julian Jackson.
By any title, this is an excellent biography and Jackson is an excellent writer. I don't know why it was re-titled to "A Certain Idea of France, etc." but it was, which is confusing.
Anyway, this title, "A Certain Idea of France, etc." came out in paperback in July /5(40). An Uncertain Idea of France provides a perspective which emerges from analysis of materials as disparate as French military doctrine and strategic planning, elite and popular mentalites, social biography and cultural propaganda, combined with the author\'s personal reminiscences about where and how his own past has intersected with the past of.
An Uncertain Idea of France provides a perspective which emerges from analysis of materials as disparate as French military doctrine and strategic planning, elite and popular mentalites, social biography and cultural propaganda, combined with the author's personal reminiscences about where and how his own past has intersected with the past of.
Jackson takes his title from the opening line of de Gaulle's war memoirs: "Toute ma vie, je me suis fait une certaine idée de la France" - all my life, I have had a certain idea of France.
For ten years after he was President of France's Fifth Republic, which he created and which endures to this day. His pursuit of 'a certain idea of France' challenged American hegemony, took France out of NATO and twice vetoed British entry into the European Community.
He had a certain idea of France and of the world, and it was their enemy. In his fall, many others fell. It was the last brave attempt to raise an ancient banner, sustained by little more than strength of character and indomitable courage, and this superb account of the last stand of a great lost cause will leave none of its readers unmoved.
A Certain Idea of France is full of fascinating detail and anecdote, not only about politics, but also about de Gaulle’s private life — his arranged marriage to Yvonne Vendroux, for example, and their habit when travelling of picnicking by the side of the road to avoid recognition in restaurants.
It is a suitably monumental achievement. • A Certain Idea of France is published by Allen Lane. To order a copy for £ (RRP £35) go to or call.
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He believed in “a certain idea of France,” to use his famous phrase, but it was a republican idea of France. He embodied a reactionary and regal style of politics, completely distinct in tone.
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