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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Early Conditions in Gaul

CHAPTER II.
Julius Caesar's Conquest of Gaul
Lutetia

CHAPTER III.
Birth of Christianity
Its Dissemination
Its Espousal by the Roman Empire
Hunnish Invasion

CHAPTER IV.
The Frank in Gaul
Clovis
Rois-Fainéants
Charles Martel
Mahometanism
Pepin Seizes the Crown
...
CHAPTER XV.
Louis XVI.
American Revolution
Turgot
Necker
States-General Summoned
National Assembly
Destruction of Bastille
Revolution
Lafayette
Varennes
The Temple
Triumphant Jacobins
Execution of the King
Charlotte Corday
Execution of Queen
Fate of the Dauphin
Girondists
Philippe Égalité
Revolution Ended

CHAPTER XVI.
France a Republic
Napoleon Bonaparte
Breaking Chains in Italy
Campo Formio
Campaign in Egypt
An Empire
Rapid Steps from Toulon to Versailles
A New Map of Europe
Maria Louisa
Moscow
Leipsic
Elba

CHAPTER XVII.
Louis XVIII.
Return of Napoleon
Waterloo
St. Helena
Bourbon Restoration
Charles X.
Louis Philippe
Revolution
Second Republic
Louis Napoleon

CHAPTER XVIII.
Second French Republic
The Coup d'État
Napoleon III.
A "Liberator" in Italy
Peace of Villafranca
Suez Canal
An Empire in Mexico
Franco-Prussian War
Sedan

CHAPTER XIX.
Third French Republic
The Commune
The Germans in Paris
Reconstruction from Thiers to Loubet
Affaire Dreyfus
Law of Associations
Separation of Church and State
Conference at Algeciras
Election of M. Fallières
Conclusion

Sovereigns and Rulers of France

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