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- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 161.00
French Foreign and Defence Policy, 1918-1940 outlines France's strategies for protection and appeasement during this period and places interwar relations in a larger European context. This book examines: * relationships with key countries such as Italy and Russia * the significance of interwar France to 20th Century European integration * the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 48.95
This interdisciplinary text provides an accessible introduction to childhood studies. The text reviews and critiques contemporary theories of childhood, and gives a clear introduction to key areas of child-related policies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00
France's liberation was expected to trigger a decisive break both with the Vichy régime and with the pre-war Third Republic. What happened was an untidy patchwork of unplanned continuities and false starts. This volume analyses the complex process of regime change, economic renewal, social transformation, and adjustment to a fast-evolving world. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
During May 1968, students and workers in France united in the biggest strike and the largest mass movement in French history. Protesting capitalism, American imperialism, and Gaullism, 9 million people from all walks of life, from shipbuilders to department store clerks, stopped working. The nation was paralyzed—no sector of the workplace was... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 27.95
The reconciliation of France and Germany is a landmark in the history of the 20th century. Between 1870 and 1950, they fought three wars. Then, as founders of the European Community they became linked by increasingly close economic, political, and cultural ties. Friend asserts that it is no exaggeration to say that the French-German relationship has... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 62.95
France's New Deal is an in-depth and important look at the remaking of the French state after World War II, a time when the nation was endowed with brand-new institutions for managing its economy and culture. Yet, as Philip Nord reveals, the significant process of state rebuilding did not begin at the Liberation. Rather, it got started earlier,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 109.95
Presents a collection of articles by Antoine Prost. This book covers: an account of war memorials; the troubled history of commemorating the Algerian war; republican representations of war and peace; and, discourse and social conflict in republican France. It offers an understanding of the history of nineteenth and twentieth century France. Please... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2003; US$ 35.00
Contemporary France provides an introduction to French society and institutions with a particular focus on political issues. It covers all the basic information, concepts and facts, while giving students a fundamental understanding of political analysis at the same time. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 85.00
Memory of War in France examines France in the era of world war through the unconventional eyes of the veteran, activist and novelist, César Fauxbras. It encompasses the French navy at war, the naval mutinies of 1919, the experience of unemployment, interwar pacifism, French defeat in 1940 and Paris under the heel of German occupation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Was France fascist in the interwar period? This comprehensive historical, political and sociological account follows the rise of engineers and political "non-conformists" in the first half of the twentieth century, examining the French technocracy's relationship with the rise of fascism in France and later the establishment of the Fourth Republic. more...