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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...

  • The Other Parisby Luc Sante

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 28.99

    A trip through Paris as it will never be again-dark and dank and poor and slapdash and truly bohemian Paris, the City of Light, the city of fine dining and seductive couture and intellectual hauteur, was until fairly recently always accompanied by its shadow: the city of the poor, the outcast, the criminal, the eccentric, the willfully nonconforming.... 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europeby Carolyn Harris

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Queens Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette bear striking similarities as historical figures, particularly given the periods of violent revolution in which they lived. This novel comparative study explores how these queens perceived their roles as wives, mothers, and heads of royal households. more...

  • Les bouquinistes et les quais de Paris tels qu'ils sontby Antoine Laporte; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "On recommande, non pas à vos prières, le recommandé craint qu'elles ne soient pas suffisamment efficaces, dans ce cas, le nommé Ant. Laporte, bouquiniste, de son état, et écrivain, par supplément, bien connu sur la quai Malaquais, et très peu à l'Académie et dans la presse." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent... more...

  • Le Comte de Saint-Yonby Charles Guénot; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Par une froide et nébuleuse matinée du mois d'avril 1483, vingt-quatre cavaliers venant de l'Anjou, et paraissant se diriger vers la Bourgogne ou la Champagne, suivaient la route d'Orléans. Arrivés à un endroit marécageux et parsemé de flaques d'eau, ils hésitèrent un instant ; mais comme il leur eût fallu retourner en arrière et faire... more...

  • The Red Cityby John M. Merriman

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 18.99

    A study of the impact of urbanization and large-scale industrialization on Limoges in the 19th century. Merriman confirms that the struggle between traditional and modern forces in French society and politics took place inside cities as well as between cities and the countryside. more...

  • The Life and Death of Industrial Languedoc, 1700-1920by Christopher H. Johnson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 164.99

    This study of the rise and decline of industrialization in the Bas-Languedoc region of France uses a 200-year time-frame to examine the process of how and why a successful industrial region manufacturing woollens transformed itself into an agricultural, wine-growing area. more...

  • The Old Regime and the French Revolutionby Alexis De Tocqueville

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    The most important contribution to our understanding of the French Revolution was written almost one hundred years ago by Alexis de Tocqueville. more...