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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.50
Here Timothy Tackett tests some of the diverse explanations of the origins of the French Revolution by examining the psychological itineraries of the individuals who launched it--the deputies of the Estates General and the National Assembly. Based on a wide variety of sources, notably the letters and diaries of over a hundred deputies, the book assesses... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.95
By examining the relationship between the notaires, members of a significant French legal profession with deep roots in French history, and the state, Ezra Suleiman demonstrates that clientelism exists and may be more dangerous in a centralized state than in a decentralized one. Originally published in 1989. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95
Nineteenth-century France was a society of apparent paradoxes. It is famous for periodic and bloody revolutionary upheavals, for class conflict and for religious disputes, yet it was marked by relative demographic stability, gradual urbanisation and modest economic change, class conflict and ongoing religious and cultural tensions. Incorporating much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
This new survey looks at the impact in Britain of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic aftermath, across all levels of British society. Jennifer Mori provides a clear and accessible guide to the ideas and intellectual debates the revolution stimulated, as well as popular political movements including radicalism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
The years 1934 to 1944 remain the most contentious and dramatic decade in modern French history. Covering the Occupation, the Vichy regime, the Resistance and collaboration, Nick Atkin provides an important introduction to this key period. Accessible and concise, the book offers a wide-ranging synthesis of key themes and events. Looking ahead to the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99
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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
The French Revolution is ?one of the grand poems of [Carlyle?s] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact.? This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition, complete and unabridged, is unavailable anywhere else. From the Trade Paperback edition. ]]> more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 14.25
Le Quatrième Registre de Tadoussac, appelé aussi Magnus Liber, contient les actes de baptêmes, de mariages et de sépultures faits dans les Postes du Domaine du Roi, du 4 juin 1759 au 25 juillet 1784. Il fournit une information considérable sur les Montagnais. La géographie et la toponymie, la société et la vie... more...