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- University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 30.00
For over forty years now, 1968 in France has been the focus of much attention. While mai 68 is certainly seen as a watershed in the development of French society, a common narrative that portrays it in an increasingly reductive light has become prevalent. As a result, the French collective memory of 1968 has been shaped and cultivated in such a way... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Mazarin was the model statesman of the early modern period in French history. This book follows his career from pupil of the Jesuits, through legate in Paris and Avignon, to service for Louis XIII and beyond. Mazarin's role in the survival of absolute monarchy during the upheavals of the Fronde and his guidance of the young Louis XIV are given full... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 160.00
The French Revolution had a profound influence on perceptions of the past as well as setting the agenda for modern political culture. This book examines the ways in which the past was rediscovered, retrieved and represented in post-revolutionary France, concentrating upon the Restoration and the July Monarchy, the period which witnessed the promotion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 161.00
French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940 outlines France's strategies for protection and appeasement during this period and places interwar relations in a larger European context. This book examines: * relationships with key countries such as Italy and Russia * the significance of interwar France to 20th Century European integration * the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 48.95
This interdisciplinary text provides an accessible introduction to childhood studies. The text reviews and critiques contemporary theories of childhood, and gives a clear introduction to key areas of child-related policies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00
France's liberation was expected to trigger a decisive break both with the Vichy régime and with the pre-war Third Republic. What happened was an untidy patchwork of unplanned continuities and false starts. This volume analyses the complex process of regime change, economic renewal, social transformation, and adjustment to a fast-evolving world. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 73.00
On October 15, 1894, Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish artillery captain attached to the French General Staff, was arrested on charges of having betrayed his country by selling military secrets to the Germans. He was convicted of treason by military court-martial and sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island, but over the next 12 years a small group... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 27.95
The reconciliation of France and Germany is a landmark in the history of the 20th century. Between 1870 and 1950, they fought three wars. Then, as founders of the European Community they became linked by increasingly close economic, political, and cultural ties. Friend asserts that it is no exaggeration to say that the French-German relationship has... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
During May 1968, students and workers in France united in the biggest strike and the largest mass movement in French history. Protesting capitalism, American imperialism, and Gaullism, 9 million people from all walks of life, from shipbuilders to department store clerks, stopped working. The nation was paralyzed—no sector of the workplace was... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2003; US$ 35.00
Contemporary France provides an introduction to French society and institutions with a particular focus on political issues. It covers all the basic information, concepts and facts, while giving students a fundamental understanding of political analysis at the same time. more...