Book Discussion on La Belle France: A Short History

Alistair Horne talked about his book La Belle France: A Short History, published by Knopf. In the book, the author traced… read more

Alistair Horne talked about his book La Belle France: A Short History, published by Knopf. In the book, the author traced France’s over 2000-year history of war, including the Hundred Years' War and the French Revolution. He also examined the nature of politics and discusses France’s contributions to the world in fashion, talent, and language. Following his presentation, Alistair Horne responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Alistair Horne is a fellow at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford. In 2003 he received a knighthood for his work on French history. close

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Book Discussion on La Belle France: A Short History

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189495-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2006

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  • Oct 24, 2005 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 05, 2005 | 1:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2006 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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