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- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 43.99
This new volume in the Short Oxford History of Europe series looks at the sixteenth century - one of the most tumultuous and dramatic periods of social and cultural transformation in European history. Six leading experts consider this period from a variety of perspectives, including political, social, economic, religious, and intellectual history,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 38.99
Since the dawn of history people have used charms and spells to try to control their environment, and forms of divination to try to foresee the otherwise unpredictable chances of life. Many of these techniques were called 'superstitious' by educated elites. For centuries religious believers used 'superstition' as a term of abuse to... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99
Early Modern' is a term applied to the period which falls between the end of the middle ages and the beginning of the nineteenth century. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to Europe in this period, exploring the changes and transitions involved in the move towards modernity. Nine newly commissioned chapters under the careful editorship... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 111.95
This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history. An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.95
This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history. An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers as well... more...
- Pushkin Press 2011; US$ 10.19
These three stories, about a trio of independent young women, are set in London?a city Paul Morand loved and which continued to fascinate him long after he worked there as an attaché at the French embassy from 1913 to 1916. Composed around the time of the First World War, these stylish, poetic and highly original tales came as a breath of fresh air... more...
- Pushkin Press 2013; US$ 10.19
The story of Coco Chanel s life, as told by her to Paul Morand Coco Chanel invited Paul Morand to visit her in St Moritz at the end of the Second World War when he was given the opportunity to write her memoirs; his notes of their conversations were put away in a drawer and only came to light one year after Chanel's death. Through Morand's transcription... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 14.99
A bestseller and nominated for the prestigious Goncourt Prize in France, Farewell, My Only One brings to life one of the great romances of all time and evokes the vibrant color and tumult of the Middle Ages. In the early twelfth century, William reaches Paris full of hope and without a penny. There, on the same day, he meets the two people who... more...
- Steerforth Press 2013; US$ 14.99
"It is after experiencing life that I have returned here to think about myself." Paul Morand was a diplomat, traveller, socialite and one of the most erudite and original writers of the twentieth century. Venices is his typically unconventional autobiography: an evocative account of a remarkable life lived surrounded by the remarkable. Its poised,... more...
- Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Composed before and during the first months of the First World War, Paul Morand did not publish these stories until 1921. Clarissa, Delphine and Aurora - three alluring and independent young women - are stories set largely in London, a city he loved and which continued to fascinate him long after he worked there as an attaché at the French embassy.... more...