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Johnson, Douglas 1925-

Overview
Works: 101 works in 357 publications in 3 languages and 7,913 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Dictionaries  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Illuminator
Classifications: DC354, 944
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Most widely held works about Douglas Johnson
 
Most widely held works by Douglas Johnson
Cross Channel currents : 100 years of the Entente Cordiale by Richard Mayne( )

16 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a century ago the British foreign secretary Lord Landsdowne and the French foreign minister Theophile Delcasse signed the agreement that was soon dubbed the Entente Cordiale, they could not have realised how important a watershed it was. What began as a deal over various colonial issues became an increasingly close relationship in a world growing more dangerous. Ten years later it became a life-or-death alliance in World War I, and during the fraught inter-war period a partnership attempting vainly to keep the peace. During World War II the two countries struggled together for the freedom of Europe and their own survival. Since then, they have been leading partners in European politics and the chief representatives of Europe and defenders of its interests in the outside world. This book explores the understandings and misunderstandings that make up the Entente Cordiale - the hundred-year relationship between Britain and France, as well as the everyday common interests and shared pleasures that give it substance.; The actors include monarchs and politicians, soldiers and Resistance heroes, writers, artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, tourists, expatriates, sports stars and students. Many hands have made light work of the story. Those who tell it have themselves contributed to history. They include the late Roy Jenkins, in a witty and personal view of Winston Churchill's relationship with France; Pierre Messmer, a companion of Charles de Gaulle during World War II and later his prime minister; former Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd, who remembers the historic meeting of Edward Heath and Georges Pompidou; Hubert Vedrine, a former French foreign minister, on the difficulties of cross-Channel relations; and their successors Dominique de Villepin and Jack Straw. Protagonists and witnesses are balanced by analysts and scholars from both countries. Not all are professional historians. They include well-known writers ranging from John Ardagh, Miles Kington and Gillian Tindall to Maurice Druon, Andre Fontaine and Jacques Viot. Their work has been welded into a coherent whole by the Franco-British editorial team.; What the book reveals, again and again, is the importance of looking beyond agreements and disagreements to the unspoken assumptions that underlie conscious thoughts and policies. Only thus, as experience shows, can the Entente be truly Cordiale
France and the Dreyfus affair by Douglas Johnson( Book )

21 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and French and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French society and the Revolution( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken as a whole the essays in this volume illustrate the outstanding contribution made to French Revolutionary scholarship by British and American authors. Professor Johnson has selected essays which cover a wide spectrum of time, place and social class but are vitally concerned to describe and explain the social reality of revolution in its various phases. The essays fall into three main groups; the first sets the scene with studies of the social, economic and intellectual life of pre-Revolutionary France; the second studies the role of fate of certain social groups during the Revolution; and the third examines counter-revolution in two provincial areas. The editor has added an introduction and index, and some minor changes have been made to the essays. Many of these articles are already well known to professional historian and it is hoped that publication in the present form will make them available to a wider audience interested in the social experience of the most dramatic and far reaching of revolution in modern times
Guizot; aspects of French history, 1787-1874 by Douglas Johnson( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of illusion : art and politics in France, 1918-1940 by Douglas Johnson( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the wars, Paris was a magical glittering city, the vibrant capital of the world of art. It was alive with artists, musicians and writers from every continent who contributed to a period of rapid change. Yet there was a curious air of unreality and throughout France it was an age of illusion. An extraordinary period of social ferment and explosive creativity is revealed in this book. Drawing on contemporary accounts, photographs, posters, drawings and advertisements, the authors provide a rich documentation of a place and epoch which were perhaps most responsible for determinnig the artistic tone of our century
The Making of the modern world( Book )

in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical dictionary of French political leaders since 1870( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France."First published 1990 by Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead, England
France by Douglas Johnson( Book )

9 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in 1000 B.C. with the states established by the Celtic Gauls, the author describes the physical features and the political and social development of France and chronicles national events concisely
The French Revolution by Douglas Johnson( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the causes and events of the French Revolution with the aid of contemporary illustrations
A concise history of France by Douglas Johnson( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Britain and France, ten centuries( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French history and society : the wars of religion to the Fifth Republic by Roger Mettam( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idea of Europe by Richard Hoggart( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "innovative reassessment of the European ideal and its ambiguous role in the kaleidoscope of world culture and politics"--Jacket
Michelet and the French Revolution by Douglas Johnson( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Guillaume le Conquérant au Marché commun : dix siècles d'histoire franco-britannique by François Bédarida( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in French and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical dictionary of French political leaders since 1870( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beethoven sketchbooks : history, reconstruction, inventory by Douglas Porter Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Faith of a surgeon : belief and experience in the life of Arthur Rendle Short by A Rendle Short( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How European are the French? by Douglas Johnson( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of the modern world by Douglas Johnson( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cross Channel currents : 100 years of the Entente Cordiale
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French society and the RevolutionGuizot; aspects of French history, 1787-1874
Alternative Names
Douglas Johnson britischer Historiker

Douglas Johnson britisk historikar

Douglas Johnson britisk historiker

Douglas Johnson Brits historicus (1925-2005)

Douglas Johnson brittisk historiker

Douglas Johnson historiador britànic

Douglas Johnson historiador británico

Douglas Johnson historiador británicu (1925–2005)

Douglas Johnson historien britannique

Johnson, D. 1925-

Johnson, D. (Douglas William John), 1925-

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Johnson, Douglas W.

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Johnson, Douglas W. J. 1925-

Johnson, Douglas W. J. 1925-2005

Johnson, Douglas W. J. (Douglas William John), 1925-

Johnson, Douglas William.

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Johnson, Douglas William John 1925-

Johnson, Douglas William John 1925-2005

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Languages
English (183)

French (14)

Dutch (1)