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  • Parisby Colin Jones

    Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 20.00

    From the Roman Emperor Julian, who waxed rhapsodic about Parisian wine and figs, to Henry Miller, who relished its seductive bohemia, Paris has been a perennial source of fascination for 2,000 years. In this definitive and illuminating history, Colin Jones walks us through the city that was a plague-infested charnel house during the Middle Ages, the... more...

  • Charity and Bienfaisanceby Colin Jones

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 60.00

    An analysis of the charity and poor relief from 1750 to the Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy. more...

  • Parisby Colin Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 23.98

    'Paris is the World, the rest of the Earth is nothing but its suburbs' - Marivaux In this intelligently-written and supremely entertaining new history, Colin Jones seeks to give a sense of the city of Paris as it was lived in and experienced over time. The focal point of generation upon generation of admirers and detractors, a source of attraction... more...

  • The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleonby Colin Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 32.00

    There can be few more mesmerising historical narratives than the story of how the dazzlingly confident and secure monarchy Louis XIV, 'the Sun King', left to his successors in 1715 became the discredited, debt-ridden failure toppled by Revolution in1789. The further story of the bloody unravelling of the Revolution until its seizure by Napoleon is... more...

  • Longman Companion to the French Revolution, Theby Colin Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Provides clear and comprehensive factual information across the full range of the Revolutionary period (1787-99). more...

  • The Smile Revolutionby Colin Jones

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    You could be forgiven for thinking that the smile has no history; it has always been the same. However, just as different cultures in our own day have different rules about smiling, so did different societies in the past. In fact, amazing as it might seem, it was only in late eighteenth century France that western civilization discovered the art of... more...

  • Office Markets and Public Policyby Colin Jones

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00

    This is the first book that looks at how offices and office markets in cities have changed over the last 30 years. It analyses the long-term trends and processes within office markets, and the interaction with the spatial economy and the planning of cities. It draws on examples around the world, and looking forward at the future consequences... more...

  • Foreign Direct Investment and the Regional Economyby Jonathan Jones; Colin Wren

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    This book critically reviews the literature on the nature of FDI and reports the recent results on the performance of FDI plants. It examines the generation, theory and location of FDI, and its effects on regional and national development and analyses issues at the project and plant levels related to investment, employment and firm survival. more...

  • Field Guide to Fynbosby John Manning; Colin Paterson-Jones

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 17.00

    Field Guide to Fynbos covers over 1 000 species of an estimated 7 000, focusing on the most common and conspicuous. Each species description is accompanied by its common names, a vivid photograph, distribution map, comparisons with similar species, and notes on traditional uses. For the first time, non-botanists have a real chance of accurately identifying... more...

  • Southern African Wild Flowers - Jewels of the Veldby John Manning; Colin Paterson-Jones

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 11.00

    Southern African Wild Flowers takes readers on a journey through the diverse landscapes of the subregion, showcasing the unique richness of its wild flowers along the way. Each chapter focuses on a specific region, highlighting the most beautiful, interesting and rare plants occurring there. more...