4 edition of De Gaulle found in the catalog.
|Statement||Jean Lacouture ; translated from the French by Alan Sheridan.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 640 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||640|
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Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize. A FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR, SUNDAY TIMES, and TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR “In crafting the finest one-volume life of De Gaulle book Gaulle in English, Julian Jackson has come closer than anyone before him to demystifying this conservative at war with the status quo, for whom national interests were Cited by: 3.
Charles de Gaulle’s most popular book is The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle. Charles de Gaulle has 61 books on Goodreads with ratings. Charles de Gaulle’s most popular book is The Complete War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle.
Follow Charles de Gaulle and explore their bibliography from theslopelounge.com's Charles de Gaulle Author Page. De Gaulle was born in the industrial region of Lille in the Nord department, the third of five theslopelounge.com was raised in a devoutly Catholic and traditional family.
His father, Henri de Gaulle, was a professor of history and literature at a Jesuit college and eventually founded his own school.: Henri de Gaulle came from a long line of parliamentary gentry from Normandy and theslopelounge.comen: Philippe, Élisabeth, Anne.
Charles de Gaulle had 'a certain idea of France' which even he didn't manage to articulate clearly. De Gaulle biographer and one of Britain's leading historians of modern France, Julian Jackson, talks us through some key books De Gaulle book get a sense of France's wartime leader and president, Charles de Gaulle.
Jackson is a wonderful, very English writer, and de Gaulle was such a preposterously outsized character that I kept reading through the occasionally over-detailed passages. The book seems very objective: both de Gaulle’s strengths and weaknesses, his successes /5.
De Gaulle wrote the military book, 'Vers l'armée de métier,' which was largely ignored by French military officials, but not by the Germans in World War II.
EducationBorn: Nov 22, De Gaulle had three rendezvous with history, in the old-fashioned sense he loved: ininand in On all three occasions, he saved the French state by sheer theatricality and élan.
"The finest one-volume life of de Gaulle in English." Richard Norton Smith, Wall Street Journal In a definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept Nazi domination of France, Julian Jackson captures this titanic figure as never before.
Drawing on unpublished letters, Brand: Le Seuil. In a definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept Nazi domination of France, Julian Jackson captures this titanic figure as never before. Drawing on unpublished letters, memoirs, and resources of the recently opened de Gaulle archive, he shows how this volatile visionary put a broken France back at the center of world affairs.
The best books on Charles de Gaulle’s Place in French Culture recommended by Sudhir Hazareesingh. Hazareesingh's book choices include de Gaulle’s "very readable" war diaries. In books of condolences after the leader's death, people wrote things like, "Goodbye Charles, you were greater than Napoleon".
Oct 29, · Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize. A FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR, SUNDAY TIMES, and TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR “In crafting the finest one-volume life of de Gaulle in English, Julian Jackson has come closer than anyone before him to demystifying this conservative at war with the status quo, for whom national interests were Brand: Harvard.
I enjoyed the book and learning about De Gaulle and also about the civil war with Algeria that De Gaulle triggered. If you are interested in De Gaulle or French history, you should give the book a try.
Julian Jackson is a British historian. James Adams does a good job narrating the book. The Fall of France: The Nazi Invasion of, etc.) notes, de Gaulle was not easy to peg politically. He emerged from a tradition of “social Catholicism” that “sought to overcome class struggle by finding a middle way between capitalism and socialism.” What de Gaulle was, pre-eminently, was French, fervently devoted to his nation.
This book is an auto-biography, but it is only about De Gaulle, in World War two and some months later. De Gaulle was a giant, not only about his hight, but also about his life.
You won't only know about war, in this book, but also about theslopelounge.com Gaulle has very good opinions, about Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini,etc/5(5). Charles de Gaulle (shärl də gōl), –, French general and statesman, first president (–69) of the Fifth Republic.
The World Wars During World War I de Gaulle served with distinction until his capture in In The Army of the Future (, tr. ) he foresaw and futilely advocated for France the mechanized warfare by which Germany was to conquer France in Get this from a library.
De Gaulle. [Julian Jackson] -- A definitive biography of the mythic general who refused to accept the Nazi domination of France, drawing on unpublished letters, memoirs, and papers in the newly opened de Gaulle archives that show.
Charles de Gaulle, French soldier, writer, statesman, and architect of France’s Fifth Republic. He was the leader of the Free French resistance during World War II and served as president of France from until Learn more about de Gaulle’s life and accomplishments in this article. ‘De Gaulle’ Review: ‘A Certain Idea of France’ From the moment he became a voice for freedom during World War II, de Gaulle embodied the Gallic spirit in his time.
Buy a cheap copy of De Gaulle book by Jean Lacouture. Jean Lacouture's monumental life of Charles de Gaulle has been hailed in France as one of the supreme works of contemporary biography: a meticulous and moving Free shipping over $Cited by: 8. De Gaulle’s mad dash to London to keep France in the war helped preserve Europe and its heritage from apocalyptic futurists.
In the process, as Jackson says in the last sentence of the book.Jean de Gaulle is cited in the Battle of Agincourt (). Perhaps the major influence on de Gaulle's formation came from his uncle, also named Charles de Gaulle, who wrote a book about the Celts, the ancient people of western Europe.
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