The Third Republic in France, 1870-1940: Conflicts and Continuities

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Routledge, Jul 5, 2017 - History - 272 pages
An essential introduction to the major political problems, debates and conflicts which are central to the history of the Third Republic in France, from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 to the fall of France in June 1940.It provides original sources, detailed commentary and helpful chronologies and bibliographies on topics including:* the emergence of the regime and the Paris Commune of 1871* Franco-German relations* anti-Semitism and the Dreyfus Affair* the role of women and the importance of the national birth-rate* the character of the French Right and of French fascism.

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Contents

1 The emergence of theThird Republic 18701
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2 The political Right and Left in the early Third Republic
24
3 The Dreyfus Affair and its aftermath
50
4 Women and the family
80
5 The First World War
106
6 France after the First World War
136
7 The Popular Front
172
8 The fall of France June 1940
211
General bibliography
252
Index
253
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