On the Brink: The Trouble with France.
On the Brink: The Trouble with France. Dealing with the Dragon: A Year in the New Hong Kong. New York: Arcade Publishing. ISBN 978-1-55970-559-2.
Author: Jonathan Fenby ISBN 10: 0751527823. An incisive survey of modern France and the problems it faces. Title: On The Brink: The Trouble With France Item Condition: used item in a good condition. Published On: 1999-07-08 SKU: 9053-9780751527827. Taking in all the major themes of French identity and exploring how they have been undermined, Fenby argues that France has lost direction.
He is the author of ten books, including the acclaimed biography Chiang Kai-Shek: Chinas Generalissimo and the Nation He Lost and The Sinking of the Lancastria, which tells the story of the greatest disaster in British naval history. Also by the Same Author.
Book e Acts: the New Woman in Fin-de-Siècle France. Disruptive Acts: the New Woman in Fin-de-Siècle France Mary Louise Roberts Chicago and London University of Chicago Press 2002 xi+353pp £2. 0 0 226 72124 8 By Mary Louise Roberts. University of Chicago Press. Volume 56 Issue 3 - Annelle Curulla. Sully and the Growth of Centralized Government in France, 1598–1610.
France on the Brink was chosen as a New York Times book of the year and hailed by the Wall Street. Since then, the crisis enveloping France has only worsened, and.
In 2013 Jonathan was awarded the Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur by the French government for his contribution towards understanding between Britain and France.
In this timely book, Jonathan Fenby asks what the future really holds for our nearest neighbour. For centuries France has occupied a unique position in the British, and indeed European, psyche – sometimes as enemy, sometimes as collaborator, but always an object of fascination and opinion. So argues Jonathan Fenby in this excellent survey of the state of modern France.
Her success or failure will affect us all. In bright, shrewd prose Jonathan Fenby paints a lively portrait of France on the edge.