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Introductory Reading and Primary Texts

Introductory Reading

It would be extremely useful for you to obtain and read one or both of the following texts before the start of term:

Robert Gildea, France since 1945 (Oxford: Oxford Unversity Press, 2002)

John Gaffney, Political Leadership in France: from Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy (London: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010)

Primary Texts

Florence Aubenas, Quai de Ouistreham (Paris: Editions de l'Olivier, 2010)

François Hollande, Le Changement c'est maintenant: mes 60 engagements pour la France (