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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 16.95
The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times “one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century.? His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international bestseller, calling for a return to the values of his native France?s “greatest generation,? the resistance fighters of World War II. It has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.99
If any modern democratic leader has believed in the "great man'' theory of history and acted self-consciously in accordance with it, it was surely de Gaulle. On both occasions when he came to power it was in his own right, as a ``providential figure'', not as the representative of a political or social movement. In office, his wielding of power was,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
During the interwar years France experienced severe political polarization. At the time many observers, particularly on the left, feared that the French right had embraced fascism, generating a fierce debate that has engaged scholars for decades, but has also obscured critical changes in French society and culture during the 1920s and 1930s. This... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99
As the 100th anniversary of World War I approaches, historian Margaret MacMillan compares current global tensions?rising nationalism, globalization's economic pressures, sectarian strife, and the United States' fading role as the world's pre-eminent superpower?to the period preceding the Great War. In illuminating the years before 1914, MacMillan... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 39.42
HauptbeschreibungIm Dezember 1962, einen Monat vor der Unterzeichnung des deutsch-franzÃ¶sischen Freundschaftsvertrags, begnadigte StaatsprÃ¤sident Charles de Gaulle die letzten in Frankreich inhaftierten deutschen Kriegsverbrecher aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Die Entlassung des ehemaligen HÃ¶heren SS- und PolizeifÃ¼hrers Carl Oberg und des einstigen... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 75.00
The 1950s and 1960s were a key moment in the development of postwar France. The period was one of rapid change, derived from post-World War II economic and social modernization; yet many traditional characteristics were retained. By analyzing the eruption of the new postwar world in the context of a France that was both modern and traditional, we... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 95.00
The greatest threat to the Western alliance in the 1960s did not come from an enemy, but from an ally. France, led by its mercurial leader General Charles de Gaulle, launched a global and comprehensive challenge to the United State?s leadership of the Free World, tackling not only the political but also the military, economic, and monetary spheres.... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.58
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...