Books by Olivier Bernier

THE WORLD IN 1800 by Olivier Bernier
Released: March 3, 2000

"A distinguished work of popular history. (photos, maps, not seen)"
A sweeping, impressively argued portrait of the dawn of the modern age that is also the most ambitious work yet by French historian Bernier (Fireworks at Dusk, 1993, etc.). Read full book review >
FIREWORKS AT DUSK by Olivier Bernier
Released: March 18, 1993

"Poignant and incisive, Bernier, with a journalist's eye for meaningful detail, captures this confused era when the City of Light, at its brightest, was overcome by a political darkness from which it never recovered. (Thirty b&w photographs—not seen.)"
An informed and fascinating survey of Paris's hectic decade before the Nazi occupation, highlighting the contrast between the glittering culture and the collapsing civilization. Read full book review >
Released: May 23, 1989

Yet another 200th-anniversary-year work on the French Revolution—but not one that stands out. Read full book review >