A Short History of France
by Mary Platt Parmele
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1894
Number of pages: 158
A short history of France from Julius Caesar's conquest of Gaul to Third French Republic. The style is a flowing narrative that ties together the various historical events of the country in easy to read, comprehensive text, tempered as it were by prevailing social views.
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