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  • The Risky Business of French Feminismby Jennifer L. Sweatman

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    The Risky Business of French Feminism: Publishing, Politics, and Artistry examines the women-owned publishing house Editions des Femmes and its rivals in order to understand how the French Women?s Liberation Movement used print media to transform French culture and society from the 1970s through the 1990s. more...

  • A Brief History of Franceby Cecil Jenkins

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 10.99

    When we think of France we often evoke images of fine food and wine, the elegant boulevards of Paris, the chic beaches of St Tropez. Yet, as the largest country in Europe, it is a place of huge diversity. The idea of 'Frenchness' emerged from over 2000 years of history and it is a riveting story from Roman conquest to the present day. Cecil Jenkins... more...

  • Négocier pour existerby Indravati Félicité

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 60.40

    Cet ouvrage suit les efforts qu?ont déployé entre 1650 et 1730 les villes hanséatiques de Lübeck, Brême et Hambourg ainsi que les duchés de Gottorp et de Mecklembourg-Schwerin afin d?exister face à la France. L?influence de leur diplomatie sur leur survie montre le lien entre affaires étrangères et existence politique. Les décideurs et les porteurs... more...

  • 1000 Years of Annoying the Frenchby Stephen Clarke

    Transworld 2015; US$ 14.09

    NEW UPDATED EDITION Was the Battle of Hastings a French victory? Non! William the Conqueror was Norman and hated the French. Were the Brits really responsible for the death of Joan of Arc? Non! The French sentenced her to death for wearing trousers. Did the French write "God Save the Queen"? Non! But that's what they claim. Ten centuries'... more...

  • The Old Regime and the French Revolutionby Alexis de Tocqueville

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95

    One of the most important books ever written about the French Revolution, this treatise is the work of a celebrated political thinker and historian. Alexis de Tocqueville reveals the rebellion's origins and consequences by examining France's political and cultural environment during the late eighteenth century. His view of the revolution as part of... more...

  • A Fool and His Moneyby Ann Wroe

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 21.99

    In A Fool and His Money , Ann Wroe brings to life a rich and perplexing culture of a city physically divided-as so many communities are today-by political factions in this skillful re-creation of fourteenth-century Rodez. Notes, bibliography. more...

  • The Scottish People and the French Revolutionby Bob Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Presents a study of the political culture of Scotland in the 1790s. This book compares the emergence of 'the people' as a political force, with popular political movements in England and Ireland. It analyses Scottish responses to the French Revolution across the political spectrum; explaining Loyalist as well as Radical opinions and organisations. more...

  • The Court Book of Mende and the Secular Lordship of the Bishopby Jan K. Bulman

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 56.00

    In this study, Jan K. Bulman examines the interrelationships between the written records of the ecclesiastical court, the preservation of historical memory, and the defense of episcopal seigneurial rights. more...

  • Francophone Africa at fiftyby Tony Chafer; Alexander Keese

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 115.00 US$ 98.90

    Explores the complexities of France's role in Africa over the past century more...

  • Karl Ludwig Sandby Alexandre Dumas

    Start Classics 2014; US$ 0.99

    With a little amplification, the novel is almost a non-fictitious story of Karl-Ludwig Sand. It narrates his crime against the royalty and the relentless pursuance of the criminal afterwards. Read with maturity of mind it provides deep insight into the atrocities perpetuated by the royalty and the hatred of the people for such authority. more...