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  • 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...

  • Paris an der Alsterby Horst Gronemeyer; Harald Weigel

    Traugott Bautz 1989; US$ 6.49

    INHALTHamburger Frühaufklärung: Der Patriot und sein KreisDer FragmentenstreitGesellschaftliche Zirkel in Hamburg und die Beziehungen zu ParisKlopstocks Stellung in der Hamburger GesellschaftDas Revolutionsfest 1790Klopstock und die Französische RevolutionJakobiner in Hamburg und AltonaFranzösische Besetzung in Hamburg more...

  • Paris étrangeby Louis Barron; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il n'y a pas longtemps qu'il m'advint de rencontrer, dans un café voisin du Palais, un ancien agent du service de la sűreté, d'un esprit original, et d'une mémoire intéressante ŕ feuilleter comme un livre d'anecdotes. Nous liâmes conversation. En dépit qu'on en ait, c'est un fort honnęte homme, qui conserve en son c?ur le goűt du métier... more...

  • The Risky Business of French Feminismby Jennifer L. Sweatman

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Seven Ages of Parisby Alistair Horne

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00

    When Paris was a small island in the middle of the Seine, its gentle climate, natural vineyards and overhanging fig trees made it the favorite retreat of Roman emperors and de facto capital of western Europe. Over two millennia the muddy Lutetia, as the Romans called Paris, pushed its borders far beyond the Right and Left Banks and continued to stretch... more...

  • Tragédie historique ou Histoire en Tragédie?by Kirsten Postert

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 83.28

    In der Studie wird die Verarbeitung von historischen Stoffen in der französischen Tragödie (1550-1715) untersucht. Anders als bei der Tragödie mit den traditionellen Stoffen aus der griechischen Mythologie bzw. römischen Antike geht es in diesem Werk um Stoffe aus der näheren Vergangenheit und um aktuelle politische Themen der Zeit (französische, englische... more...

  • When the Guillotine Fellby Jeremy Mercer

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    How long did the guillotine's blade hang over the heads of French criminals? Was it abandoned in the late 1800s? Did French citizens of the early days of the twentieth century decry its brutality? No. The blade was allowed to do its work well into our own time. In 1974, Hamida Djandoubi brutally tortured 22 year-old Elisabeth Bousquet in an apartment... more...

  • 3200 Old-Time Cuts and Ornamentsby Blanche Cirker

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    An ideal sourcebook for artists and designers, this collection comprises a cornucopia of appealing royalty-free designs, illustrations, and embellishments, brought together from a rare catalog published by a note French typography foundry at the turn of the last century. More than 100 of the best plates from that catalog ? containing over 3,200... more...

  • Access to History: France in Revolutionby Dylan Rees; Duncan Townson

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 15.98

    Revised and updated for the 2008 AS and A2 specifications. more...