The French Worker

This 5 page essay discusses the very different world of the working people of the 19th century in France. No additional sources cited.

Hobsbawm's Age Of Revolution

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double perspective: from the economic standpoint and from the eyes of the workers. An examination of his views on the Industrial and French revolutions is provided. No additional sources are listed.

French Nationalism

A 12 page research paper that examines the basis of French nationalism within the framework of the French Revolution of 1789. French colonialism and the French Algerian war are discussed in this context. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Napoleon and the French Revolution

This 5 page paper looks at Napoleon’s role in both supporting and negating the ideals of the French Revolution. Many of Napoleon’s accomplishments are listed and the French Revolution is discussed philosophically. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Bernstein/Fragile Glory

An 8 page paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text on France and the French entitled Fragile Glory (1990). Topics covered include French character, comparisons with US culture and French politics. No additional sources cited.

Bernstein/Fragile Glory/on French culture

A 5 page research paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text Fragile Glory, A Portrait of France and the French (1990).Topics addressed include the Greenpeace affair, French contentiousness, and French politicians and politics. No additional sources cited.

French v. British Press

A 6 page research paper that compares and contrasts French and British newspaper reporting. The writer argues that French newspapers are moving toward more investigative reporting, while British journalists, according to Pilger (1996b) appear to be moving away from investigative journalism. While French papers continue to assume that their readers are intelligent and cognizant of current events, British newspapers, particularly those owned by Rupert Murdoch, are accused of "dumbing down" their content to fit the lowest possible common denominator of public interest. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

French Revolution of 1789/Pivotal Point in History

A 5 page research paper that argues the position that the French Revolution of 1789 was a pivotal point in history. In other words, everything that had occurred in recent world history led up to and influenced the coming of the French Revolution and then the Revolution influenced everything that came afterward. Examination of this topic shows that there is a great deal of validity to the position that the French Revolution was the most significant historical event of this era. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The French Revolution: An Analysis of Two Books

A 5 page paper which analyzes/reviews two different books on the French Revolution. The books are “The Coming of the French Revolution” by George Lefebvre and “Social Interpretation of the French Revolution” by Alfred Cobban. No additional sources cited.

France and the Impact of the Dreyfus Affair

This 3 page paper examines French history inclusive of the French Revolution. Liberty, and how the French embrace it, is noted. The Dreyfus Affair is highlighted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

“Proud of Two Languages" -- Canadian Parents for French

This 7 page report discusses Canadian Parents for French, a nationwide network of volunteers which believes that French is an essential component of the history and culture of Canada. The group is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French second language learning opportunities for young Canadians. It is the largest group of its kind and its members believe: “It should be the right of every Canadian child to have a quality bilingual education.” Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Seven Years’ War (The French and Indian War)

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Seven Years’ War. The Seven Years’ War from 1756 to 1763, also known as the French and Indian Wars in North America, was considered the first world war as it found the British pitted against the French and Indian forces in North America in an attempt to gain back valuable trading territory lost to the French; allied with the Prussians in their defence of their holdings in Europe; in an eventual naval war with France and Spain in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and West Indies; gaining lands through the West Indies; and, in India, in battle with the French. Despite their many different battles throughout the Seven Years’ War Britain proved its land and naval strength by capturing French lands in North America, India and the West Indies; winning decisive naval battles with France and Spain; winning lands from Spain in Manila and Havana; and in alliance with Prussia while preserving its holdings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Narration of Process: French Manicure

A 3 page narration of process involving the French manicure. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

French Revolution

A 3 page paper which examines interpretations of the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Churches and the French Revolution

A 10 page which examines churches during the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.