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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Frederick Brown, cultural historian, author of acclaimed biographies of Émile Zola (?Magnificent?? The New Yorker ) and Flaubert (?Splendid . . . Intellectually nuanced, exquisitely written?? The New Republic ) now gives us an ambitious, far-reaching book?a perfect joining of subject and writer: a portrait of fin-de-siècle France. He writes about... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 28.99
In elegant and vivid prose, this deeply informed book offers a powerful synthesis of the ways men and women worked in early modern France. Distinguished historian James R. Farr shows how the shifting and often contradictory forces of a market economy shaped ideas about labor. Presenting a unified and compelling argument about the role of labor in society,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 99.95
This reference handbook surveys research on the central issue associated with the teaching of unprepared writers. Though basic writing has only been recognized as a distinct area of teaching and research since 1975, the existing bibliographic texts already seem limited due to their age or lack of annotation. This volume provides current and extensive... more...
- Random House Group Ltd 2010; US$ 14.67
Lucie de la Tour du Pin was the Pepys of her generation. She witnessed, participated in, and wrote diaries detailing one of the most tumultuous periods of history. From life in the Court of Versailles, through the French Revolution to Napoleon's rule, Lucie survived extraordinary times with great spirit. She recorded people, politics and intrigue,... more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 12.00
Was the Battle of Hastings a French victory? Non! William the Conqueror was Norman and hated the French. Were the Brits really responsible for the death of Joan of Arc? Non! The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers. Was the guillotine a French invention? Non! It was invented in Yorkshire. Ten centuries'... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Why does everything sound better if it's said in French? That fascination is at the heart of The Story of French, the first history of one of the most beautiful languages in the world that was, at one time, the pre-eminent language of literature, science and diplomacy. Nadeau and Barlow chart the history of a language spoken as a native tongue... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95
The decision of Louis XIV to revoke the Edict of Nantes and thus liquidate French Calvinism was well received in the intellectual community which was deeply prejudiced against the Huguenots. This antipathy would gradually disappear. After the death of the Sun King, a more sympathetic view of the Protestant minority was presented to French readers... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
In this wide-ranging study of French intellectuals who represented the Spanish Civil War as it was happening and in its immediate aftermath, Hurcombe explores the ways in which these individuals addressed national anxieties and shaped the French political landscape. Bringing together reports, essays and fiction by French supporters of Franco's... more...