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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 30.00
New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir presents the first modern biography of this extraordinary woman, whose very existence united the realm and ensured the survival of the Plantagenet bloodline. á Her birth was greeted with as much pomp and ceremony as that of a male heir. The first child of King Edward IV, Elizabeth... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99
A phenomenal bestseller in France, Metronome presents a fascinating history of Paris through the lens of the city's iconic Metro system Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath the Eiffel Tower? That the remains of Paris?s first cathedral are under a parking lot in the Fifth District?ááMetronome follows... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
This landmark collection by an international group of scholars and public intellectuals represents a major reassessment of French colonial culture and how it continues to inform thinking about history, memory, and identity. This reexamination of French colonial culture, provides the basis for a revised understanding of its cultural, political, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
When Paris was a small island in the middle of the Seine, its gentle climate, natural vineyards and overhanging fig trees made it the favorite retreat of Roman emperors and de facto capital of western Europe. Over two millennia the muddy Lutetia, as the Romans called Paris, pushed its borders far beyond the Right and Left Banks and continued to stretch... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 42.83
Aesthete, sensualist, bookworm, politician of Machiavellian cunning: Franšois Mitterrand was a man of exceptional gifts and exceptional flaws who, during his fourteen years as President, strove to drag his tradition-bound and change-averse country into the modern world. As a statesman and as a human being, he was the incarnation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.99
Probably no other single individual has had such a profound impact on the development of modern France and on that of nineteenth century Europe as Napoleon. Clive Emsley brings the subject up-to-date historiographically and provides an accessible introduction to the post revolutionary period in European history of 1799 to 1815. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
France, which has the largest Muslim minority community in Europe, has been in the news in recent years because of perceptions that Muslims have not integrated into French society. The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole explores the roots of these debates through an examination of the history of social welfare programs for Algerian migrants from... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 50.00
The years before World War I were a time of social and political ferment in Europe, which profoundly affected the art world. A major center of this creative tumult was Paris, where many avant-garde artists sought to transform modern art through their engagement with radical politics. In this provocative study of art and anarchism in prewar France,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
The most prominent story of nineteenth-century German and French Jewry has focused on Jewish adoption of liberal middle-class values. The Modernity of Others points to an equally powerful but largely unexplored aspect of modern Jewish history: the extent to which German and French Jews sought to become modern by criticizing the anti-modern positions... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 38.81
HauptbeschreibungIm Dezember 1962, einen Monat vor der Unterzeichnung des deutsch-franz├Âsischen Freundschaftsvertrags, begnadigte Staatspr├Ąsident Charles de Gaulle die letzten in Frankreich inhaftierten deutschen Kriegsverbrecher aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Die Entlassung des ehemaligen H├Âheren SS- und Polizeif├╝hrers Carl Oberg und des einstigen... more...