This book takes a considered look at the Mitterrand presidency as a whole, its place in French history, and the trends for the twenty-first century emerging under Chirac. The fourteen years during which Mitterrand was at the helm were profoundly formative, ushering in fundamental change in many domains, as France faced up to new givens in an increasingly uncertain world. This study evaluates the legacy of the |Mitterrand years in the following key areas: the Republic; socialism; Europe and foreign affairs; business, the economy and industrial relations; society; and culture.
|Place of Publication||Basingstoke, U. K.|
|Number of pages||336|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 1998|