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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99
Focusing on Corsica since the eighteenth century, this title contains a comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. These contextualize the Corsican issue, and underline its significance as a forerunner of the American and French revolutions. more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 22.03
Hauptbeschreibung »Es kann mich den Thron kosten, aber ich werde die Welt in ihren Trümmern begraben.« (Napoleon Bonaparte am 26. Juni 1813) Am 26. Juni 1813 trafen sich im Palais Marcolini in Dresden die großen Kontrahenten Napoleon und Metternich zu einer achtstündigen Unterredung. Nach der Katastrophe in Russland steht für den Kaiser alles auf... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2005; US$ 15.00
Here is the most detailed and informative guide to this fascinating region, from the Côte d?Azur and its seaside towns of St. Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Antibes, to the mountainous regions of Vaucluse, the Lubéron and Mont Ventoux. See the papal palaces and cathedrals massed inside Avignon?s intact 14th-century walls. Or visit Nîmes, with its Amphitheater,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 21.95
This memoir is less a chronicle of the life of a leading scholar/critic of matters French (and a key figure in the naturalization of French "theory" in English) than a series of differently angled fragments, episodes, each with its attendant surprise, in what one commentator has called his amour vache, his injured and occasionally injurious love, for... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Africa and France reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production, especially in theatre, literature, film, and even museum construction. A hated of foreigners, accompanied by new forms of intolerance and racism, has crept from policy into popular expressions of ideas about the postcolony and ethnic minorities.... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 109.99
German policy in occupied France during the Second World War was in many ways a story of bitter internal conflict between the various German agencies in charge of the occupation. After the Fall provides a detailed analysis of the struggle between these different agencies, highlighting the significant differences in ideology, policy, and method between... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 20.00
In seventeenth-century France, aristocratic women were valued by their families as commodities to be married off in exchange for money, social advantage, or military alliance. Once married, they became legally subservient to their husbands. The duchesse de Montpensier—a first cousin of Louis XIV—was one of very few exceptions, thanks to... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 70.00
Hegel called him an idea on horseback, a description that suggests Napoleon Bonaparte's complexity, as well as the extent to which he changed France, Europe, and the world. Napoleon has been called a visionary, a pragmatist, a cynical opportunist, an ogre, and a demigod. Here, he is described in his own words and the words of his contemporaries: from... more...