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- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 15.09
Hauptbeschreibung Karl der Große gehört zu den bekanntesten historischen Persönlichkeiten des Abendlandes. Er gilt als Vater Europas. Selbst verstand er sich als Erneuerer des Römischen Reiches und somit direkten Nachfolger der römischen Kaiser. Welche Voraussetzungen führten zur Kaiserkrönung des Karolingers? Warum gilt der fränkische König als... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 204.00
Tanner (history, Ohio State U.) offers a new model of the development of medieval government from the later ninth century in northern France, drawing on a cluster of insights developed by social historians and historians that she calls the anthropological school, because it draws on anthropological models in order to discuss political and social co 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...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2006; US$ 14.99
Deep in the Limousin countryside, Richard Wiles bought his dream home. But little did he expect to be living full time in the dilapidated farmhouse while struggling to finish the conversion during the insect plagues of summer and the harsh blizzards of winter. Watched by his bemused neighbours, Richard also pursues his more unusual dreams of raising... more...
- 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...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 10.99
In Paris for a weekend visit, Elizabeth Bard sat down to lunch with a handsome Frenchman--and never went home again. Was it love at first sight? Or was it the way her knife slid effortlessly through her pavé au poivre, the steak's pink juices puddling into the buttery pepper sauce? LUNCH IN PARIS is a memoir about a young American woman caught... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 48.00
Home to the 1920 American expatriate group of Hemingway, Stein, Eliot, Dos Pasos, and others, Paris has long been associated with intellectualism and sidewalk cafe culture. Taking you on a literary tour of the city, examining it as a setting in various works of literature, and as it has influenced various authors. Ages 15+. more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2012; US$ 14.00
Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Normandy uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding the crowds to finding... more...
- Dorling Kindersley 2012; US$ 14.00
Drawing on the same standards of accuracy as the acclaimed DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, DK Top 10 Provence & the Cote d'Azur uses exciting colorful photography and excellent cartography to provide a reliable and useful travel. Dozens of Top 10 lists provide vital information on each destination, as well as insider tips, from avoiding the crowds... more...
- Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 90.00
The region of Alsace, located between the hereditary enemies of France and Germany, served as a trophy of war four times between 1870–1945. With each shift, French and German officials sought to win the allegiance of the local populace. In response to these pressures, Alsatians invoked regionalism—articulated... more...