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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99
This engaging, knowledgeable book traces the American path France has followed since resolving its searing Algerian conflict in 1962. Barnett Singer convincingly demolishes two pervasive clichés about modern France: first, that the country has never been fit to fight wars, including wars on terror; and second, that the French have always been and... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 310.00
The first single-volume reference work on the history and culture of medieval France, this information-filled Encyclopedia of over 2,400 entries covers the political, intellectual, literary, and musical history of the country from the early fifth century to the late 15th. The shorter entries offer succinct summaries of the lives of individuals, events,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 295.00
In this wide-ranging guide to twentieth-century French thought, leading scholars offer an authoritative multi-disciplinary analysis of one of the most distinctive and influential traditions in modern thought. Unlike any other existing work, this important work covers not only philosophy, but also all the other major disciplines, including literary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 157.00
`Culture' is one of the most frequently used terms in the French vocabulary. It sells not only books, newspapers and magazines but also consumer products and political parties. But what are the meanings of `culture populaire'? What have the French understood by it, and what is its history? Brian Rigby's lively and cogent study traces changing notions... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 21.56
Hauptbeschreibung In Frankreich haben seit Voltaire immer wieder charismatische Figuren kritisch in politisches Handeln eingegriffen. Zolas Intervention für den unschuldig verurteilten jüdischen Offizier Alfred Dreyfus entsprach insofern einer langen Tradition. Im Zuge der Dreyfus-Affäre identifizierten sich jedoch Hunderte von Wissenschaftlern und... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 4.99
An inspiring book, SATURDAY SALON shows you how to have a fun evening of stimulating, fun conversation that simply doesn't exist anywhere else in our busy lives today. It is a guide to hosting your own Saturday Salon, from making your first guest list, to closing the door on the last satisfied guest. It also takes you on a tour through the world... more...
- PMA Press 2011; US$ 9.99
On December 23, 2007, the plane carrying author Kim Klein?s only child, Talia, her ex-husband, and her daughter?s best friend crashed into the side of a volcano in Panama. Hummingbirds Don?t Fly in the Rain chronicles the seven-day, suspense-filled journey that begins the moment Klein receives the phone call announcing her daughter?s plane is missing.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
In this haunting chronicle of betrayal and abandonment, ostracism and exile, racism and humiliation, Vincent Crapanzano examines the story of the Harkis, the quarter of a million Algerian auxiliary troops who fought for the French in Algeria’s war of independence. After tens of thousands of Harkis were massacred by other Algerians at the end... more...
- Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00
The British in rural France is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding post-migration lives that incorporates culturally-specific imaginings, lived experiences, individual life histories, and personal circumstances.... more...