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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00
This is the second edition of a comprehensive study of the French wars of religion. Focusing on the social history of religion, it argues that this conflict was fomented by religious tensions among the population at large. The text has been updated and the 'Suggestions for further reading' entirely re-written. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 26.95
In the French Revolution , Jocelyn Hunt examines the major issues and background to the revolution, including its causes, and disputes as to when it ended. The author also surveys the views of historians on this period and looks at wider questions such as the nature of revolution. Beginning with the pre-revolution economic and political situation,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 59.99
There Are No Slaves in France examines the paradoxical emergence of political antislavery and institutional racism in the century prior to the French Revolution. Sue Peabody shows how the political culture of late Bourbon France created ample opportunities for contestation over the meaning of freedom. Based on various archival sources, this work will... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
Taking Alsace as its focus, this innovative study offers a unique snapshot of localised and centralised political structures in early medieval Europe. Providing a comprehensive exploration of the regional sources, it tracks the development and eventual demise of a distinctive political culture derived from networks of monasteries and kin-groups. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 204.00
During the Dutch War (1672-78), the French army used "petite guerre" or partisan warfare in its attempt to drive the Spanish from the southern Netherlands. This study focuses on those actions of war (such as forage raids and tax assessments) conducted by special parties or detachments from the regular army. The text also discusses how partisan warf more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 50.00
This book is about politicisation and political choice, in the aftermath of the February Revolution of 1848. The focus is on responses to the counter-revolutionary policies pursued by the imperial regime of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte following his coup d'état and on the emergence of democracy in France. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 55.00
This biographical companion provides easy access to information about the Emporer Napoleon through some 330 entries which cover significant events, people, and other topics such as the principal Napoleonic campaigns, and all the major battles including Waterloo and Austerlitz. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 148.00
What did French intellectuals have to say about Gaullism, the Cold War colonialism, the women's movement, and the events of May '68? David Drake examines the political commitment of intellectuals in France from Sartre and Camus to Bernard-Henri Lévy and Bourdieu. In this accessible study, he explores why there was a radical reassessment of the intellectual's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 34.95
In 1870 Bismarck ordered the Prussian Army to invade France, inciting one of the most dramatic conflicts in European history. It transformed not only the states-system of the Continent but the whole climate of European moral and political thought. The overwhelming triumph of German military might, evoking general admiration and imitation, introduced... more...