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- Scribe Publications 2012; US$ 6.99
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 maid at New York’s Sofitel hotel. Epstein shows that DSK, then managing director at the IMF and a leading contender to unseat Nicolas... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2003; US$ 28.95
This masterful book is the first comprehensive reappraisal of the Vichy France regime for over 20 years. France was occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940 and 1944, and the exact nature of France's role in the Vichy years is only now beginning to come to light. One of the main reasons that the Vichy history is difficult to tell is that some of France's... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.40
Hauptbeschreibung Franzosen lieben guten Wein und exzellentes Essen, die Männer sind tolle Liebhaber, die Frauen stets modisch gekleidet - die Klischees sitzen tief und halten sich hartnäckig. Doch wie sieht der Alltag wirklich aus, und was muss man wissen, wenn man sich als Deutscher auf einen längeren Aufenthalt im Nachbarland einlassen will? Günter... more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
Burke supported the American revolution but fought against the French. With his major work Reflections on the Revolution in France, written in 1790, he attacked the revolution and its rationalism and at the same time created a weapon for the counter revolution in England. Burke predicted with uncanny accuracy the Reign of Terror which lay ahead. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2000; US$ 90.00
On 17 July 1791 the revolutionary National Guard of Paris opened fire on a crowd of protesters: citizens believing themselves patriots trying to save France from the reinstatement of a traitor king. To the National Guard and their political superiors the protesters were the dregs of the people, brigands paid by counter-revolutionary aristocrats.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95
Facing Postmodernity explains French cultural theory by grounding it in the politics of the issues facing France today such as: * the breaking of the city * racism * the crisis of culture * new citizenship. It discusses some of the major responses to postmodernity by contemporary French thinkers, both the very well known -Lyotard, Levinas, Derrida... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95
The Fifth French Republic is a study of modern French politics and history, discussing the five presidents who span from 1959 to the present--Charles de Gaulle, Georges Pompidou, Valry Giscard d'Estang, Fran5~ois Mitterand and Jacques Chirac. Philip Thody examines the importance of the similarities between the five men for an understanding of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.95
In Napoleon III and the Second Empire , Roger D. Price considers the mid-century crisis which provided Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte with the opportunity to gain elective office as President. The author outlines the objectives of Napoleon III and provides: * A historiographical review of the ruler and his regime * Details of changing historical attitudes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 141.00
An essential introduction to the major political problems, debates and conflicts which are central to the history of the Third Republic in France, from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71 to the fall of France in June 1940. It provides original sources, detailed commentary and helpful chronologies and bibliographies on topics including: * the emergence... more...