The French Riviera: A History – Selected Bibliography


The Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and Pope Paul III leaving Nice in June 1538.

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Adleman, Robert H. and George Walton. The Champagne Campaign: The spectacular airborne invasion that turned the tide of the battle in southern France in 1944. Boston, Mass: Little Brown, 1969.

Beard, Mary. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome. London: Profile, 2015.

Bradbury, Jim: The Capetians: Kings of France 987-1328. London: Continuum, 2007.

Braudel, Fernand. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II. London: William Collins, 1972.

Cleere, Henry. Southern France: An Oxford Archaeological Guide. Oxford: OUP, 2001.

Cobb, Matthew. The Resistance : The French Fight against the Nazis. London: Simon & Schuster, 2009.

Cunliffe, Barry. Greeks, Romans and Barbarians. London: Guild Publishing, 1988.

Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: OUP, 1989.

Dunbabin. Jean. France in the Making 843-1180. Oxford:    OUP, 2000.

Edwards, Anne. The Grimaldis of Monaco. New York: William Morrow, 1992.

Fenby, Jonathan. The History of Modern France: From the Revolution to the Present Day. London: Simon & Schuster, 2015.

Funk, Arthur Layton. Hidden Ally : The French Resistance, Special Operations, and the Landings in Southern France, 1944. Contributions in Military Studies. New York, London: Greenwood Press, 1992.

Goldstone, Nancy. Joanna: The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem and Sicily. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010.

The Rival Queens: Catherine De’ Medici, Her Daughter Marguerite De Valois, and the Betrayal That Ignited a Kingdom. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015.

Goldsworthy, Adrian Keith. Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014.

Hale, Julian. The French Riviera: A Cultural History.     Oxford: Signal Books, 2009.

Hodge, A. Trevor. Ancient Greek France. London:      Duckworth, 1998.

James, Edward. The Franks. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1988.

Jones, Ted. The French Riviera: A Literary Guide for Travellers. London: IB Tauris, 2004.

MacKendrick, Paul. Roman France. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1972.

Marnham, Patrick. The Death of Jean Moulin: Biography of a Ghost. London: John Murray, 1999.

Miller, Peter N. Peiresc’s Mediterranean World. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2015.

Naphy, William G., and Spicer, Andrew. The Black Death and the History of Plagues 1345-1730. Stroud: Tempus, 2000.

Nelson, Michael. Americans and the Making of the Riviera. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Queen Victoria and the Discovery of the Riviera. London: IB Tauris, 2001.

Price, Munro. The Fall of the French Monarchy: Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and the baron de Breteuil. London: Macmillan, 2002.

Ranum, Orest. The Fronde: A French Revolution, 1648-1652.  New York, London: W.W. Norton, 1993.

Rivet, A.L.F. Gallia Narbonensis: Southern Gaul in   Roman Times. London: Batsford, 1988.

Smollet, Tobias. Travels Through France and Italy. Fontwell: Centaur Press, 1969.

Tuchman, Barbara W. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century. London: Macmillan, 1979.

Woolf, Greg. Becoming Roman: The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul. Cambridge: CUP, 1998.

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