• RRP: £25.99
  • You Save: £1.55 (6%)
FREE Delivery in the UK.
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
France under the Director... has been added to your Basket
+ £2.80 UK delivery
Used: Very Good | Details
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Expedited shipping available on this book. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.
Trade in your item
Get a £0.29
Gift Card.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

France under the Directory Paperback – 25 Sep 1975


See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
£13.70
Paperback
"Please retry"
£24.44
£20.97 £6.68


Trade In this Item for up to £0.29
Trade in France under the Directory for an Amazon Gift Card of up to £0.29, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Product details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, and more.

Product Description

Book Description

On 9 thermidor Year 2, Robespierre fell; on 18 brumaire Year 8, a coup d'état brought Bonaparte to power. This book demonstrates that the interval between these two momentous events was also of crucial importance.

Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Index | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 1 review
Great look at what France was like under the Directory 27 Aug. 2011
By Lehigh History Student - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
France under the directory is an older study but one that provides an invaluable view to what life in France was like from the time of the Terror to the Rise of Bonaparte. The topics covered a very broad from education, rural life, city life, and the various social classes and how they interacted. Much time is spent on how the various political parties made up the directory and the way these parties interacted together to form new types of government. It was very much a shifting political situation and the result was an apathy of the public that allowed Napoleon to take control. The Directory enjoyed more support than is commonly associated to it and is demonstrated by how long the directory maintained power. One of the few complaints I have about the book is that there are many times where French is quoted and no English translation is provided. It does not detract heavily from the book but would have been nice to have some translations. Overall if you are interested in the Directory you cannot go wrong with this book.
Was this review helpful? Let us know

Look for similar items by category


Feedback