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- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Following the close of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and the establishment of the Third Republic, France embarked upon a new wave of colonialism, acquiring addition territories in Southeast Asia, including Tonkin and Annam which, together with Cambodia and Cochinchina, formed French Indochina. In North Africa their influence increased, with Tunisia... more...
- Amazing People Club 2011; US$ 9.99
In this unique, inspirational story collection from The Amazing People ClubŪ, meet some of the amazing French people who have made major contributions to a great nation. Meet the unforgettable Louis XVI, who had the vision for one of France's most visited sites - the Palace of Versailles. Discover his personal challenges and relationships,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available
Enjoy an irresistible feast of humour and discover the joys of French rural living with Peter Mayle's bestselling, much-loved account of 'A Year In Provence'. Peter Mayle and his wife did what most of us only imagine doing when they made their long-cherished dream of a life abroad a reality: throwing caution to the wind, they bought a glorious... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Guard were unique in their appearance and in their loyalty. This book reveals their varied and colorful uniforms as well as their long and loyal service for the Bonaparte cause during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The Poles were the only foreign contingent never to defect from Napoleon's cause, staying faithful to... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
Ever since the 15th century Switzerland had been exporting professional soldiers to serve as mercenaries for foreign monarchies. Napoleon, therefore, was not the first to make full use of the martial qualities of the Swiss and obtained Swiss agreement to expand the recruitment of regiments for service in the French Army. Napoleon would use Swiss troops... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 26.00
This is the remarkable and inspiring story?told largely in his own words? of American diplomat Elihu Washburne, who heroically aided his countrymen and other foreign nationals when Paris was devastated by war and revolutionin1870?71. Elihu Washburne rose from a hardscrabble existence in New England and the Midwest to become a congressman and... more...
- Melville House 2012; US$ 4.99
A veteran journalist continues his ?exhaustively researched? ( The Guardian ) investigation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Here investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein casts fresh doubt on the events surrounding a now-infamous sexual encounter between Dominique Strauss-Kahn?better know by his initials, ?DSK??and a Guinean-born maid at New York?s... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 150.00
Britain and Ireland have a remarkably varied geology for so small a fragment of continental crust, with a fine rock record back through three billion years of geological time. This history would have been interesting enough if it had been played out on relatively stable continental crust. However, Britain and Ireland have developed at a tectonic crossroads,... more...