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A History of the Third French Republic by Wright

A HISTORY OF THE THIRD FRENCH REPUBLIC

BY

C. H. C. WRIGHT

_Professor of the French Language and Literature in Harvard University_

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

[Illustration]

BOSTON AND NEW YORK HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1916, BY CHARLES H. C. WRIGHT

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

_Published May 1916_

TO

MY WIFE

CONTENTS

I. THE ANTECEDENTS OF THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR. 1

II. THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR--THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE (SEPTEMBER, 1870, TO FEBRUARY, 1871). 11

III. THE ADMINISTRATION OF ADOLPHE THIERS (FEBRUARY, 1871, TO MAY, 1873). 31

IV. THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MARECHAL DE MAC-MAHON (MAY, 1873, TO JANUARY, 1879). 50

V. THE ADMINISTRATION OF JULES GREVY (JANUARY, 1879, TO DECEMBER, 1887). 75

VI. THE ADMINISTRATION OF SADI CARNOT (DECEMBER, 1887, TO JUNE, 1894). 96

VII. THE ADMINISTRATIONS OF JEAN CASIMIR-PERIER (JUNE, 1894, TO JANUARY, 1895) AND OF FELIX FAURE (JANUARY, 1895, TO FEBRUARY, 1899). 115

VIII. THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMILE LOUBET (FEBRUARY, 1899, TO FEBRUARY, 1906). 134

IX. THE ADMINISTRATION OF ARMAND FALLIERES (FEBRUARY, 1906, TO FEBRUARY, 1913). 159

X. THE ADMINISTRATION OF RAYMOND POINCARE (FEBRUARY, 1913-). 176

APPENDIX: PRESIDING OFFICERS OF FRENCH CABINETS. 187

BIBLIOGRAPHY. 193

INDEX. 199

ILLUSTRATIONS

RAYMOND POINCARE _Frontispiece_

ADOLPHE THIERS 32

EDME-PATRICE-MAURICE DE MAC-MAHON 50

LEON GAMBETTA 70

JULES FERRY 78

SADI CARNOT 96


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