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  • Bréviaire du journalismeby Léon Daudet

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "J'ai fait mes débuts das le journalisme, entre 1891 et 1892, à la Nouvelle Revue de Mme Adam, au Figaro de Francis Magnard, et à Germinal de Maujan. Je venais d'entrer dans la famille de Victor Hugo, par mon mariage avec la petite-fille du poète et je me trouvais en relation intime et étroites avec tout le milieu républicain." À PROPOS... more...

  • C'était en Algérie au temps des coloniesby Chérif Arbouz

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    Chacun a son histoire, Chérif Arbouz raconte celle de quelques algériens hors du commun Il a beaucoup été écrit sur le passé colonial de l?Algérie, le désir de soutenir une thèse l?emportant souvent sur une honnête relation historique exempte de toute passion. Dans le présent ouvrage, il ne s?agit nullement d?Histoire, mais de simples histoires... more...

  • Germany's Second Reichby James Retallack

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 34.95

    Retallack reveals the complex and contradictory nature of the Second Reich, presenting Imperial Germany as it was seen by outsiders and insiders as well as by historians, political scientists, and sociologists ever since. more...

  • Our Living Traditionby Claude Bissell

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 17.95

    In this book, seven distinguished scholars and writers discuss seven leading figures in the history of Canadian letters and public affairs.  more...

  • Gaslightby Joachim Kalka; Isabel Fargo Cole

    New York Review Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    In this sparkling essay collection, Joachim Kalka delves into the mythos of the nineteenth century, exploring our fascination with its ?auratic gaslight,? its mingling of romanticism and modernity, enlightenment and darkness. ?To gaze back at the nineteenth century is to confront an era which. . . easily inspires a kind of sentimental scorn. And... more...

  • Le Diableby Jules Baissac; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le Diable n'est pas tout le Christianisme, comme l'a cru ou, du moins, comme l'a dit Voltaire ; mais il en est partie intégrante, essentielle même. « Dieu et le Diable, ainsi que s'exprime très justement Nicole, c'est toute la religion. » Les rigueurs de l'orthodoxie dogmatique exigent que nous tenions ce personnage pour la raison déterminante... more...

  • Cradles of Powerby Harold I. Gullan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    Why have there been so many books about first ladies and so few about the mothers and fathers of our presidents? Many of us, for better or worse, are shaped by our early life. Heads of state are no exception. In this compact and compelling narrative of truly popular history, Gullan offers insights into the early influences that helped shape our presidents,... more...

  • Mysteries in Historyby Paul D. Aron

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00

    Including examples from ancient times to modern, from Neanderthals and Noah's Ark to Amelia Earhart and JFK, this book explores the process of historical research. It contains chronologically arranged essays, which reveal the mechanics of the process, including debate, archeology, and the application of modern science to ancient questions. more...

  • Manifestos for Historyby Sue Morgan; Keith Jenkins; Alun Munslow

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    Written by some of the world?s leading historians and theorists of history, Manifestos for History draws together a series of manifestos that address the question of what kinds of histories we ought to be considering and making in and for the twenty-first century. With a foreword by Joanna Bourke and an afterword by Hayden White, these manifestos... more...

  • American Sketchesby Walter Isaacson

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 15.00

    What are the roots of creativity? What makes for great leadership? How do influential people end up rippling the surface of history? In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill... more...