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- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called superb? presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of itself amid storm clouds that won?t go away. France on the Brink was chosen as a New York Times book of the year and hailed by the Wall Street... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2016; US$ 84.00
What does it mean to be a ?leftist? after Marxism has been called into question by a wave of structural changes, both economic and societal? What is the object of social critique after notions of class and exploitation are no longer applicable? Prophets of Fluidity examines the epistemological strategies introduced into the political practices of leftist... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00
Robert Darnton, Roger Chartier, and others have written much on the history of reading in the Old Regime, but this is the first broad study of reading to focus on the period after 1800. How and why did people understand texts as they did in modern France? In answering this question, James Allen moves easily from one interpretive framework to another... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 57.00
Although most historians have sought the roots of atheism in the history of "free thought," Alan Charles Kors contends that attacks on the existence of God were generated above all by the vitality and controversies of orthodox theistic culture itself. In this first volume of a planned two-volume inquiry into the sources and nature of atheism, he shows... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2013; US$ 46.37
Dieses Sachlexikon mit über 200 Stichworten und neun essayistischen Überblicksdarstellungen möchte auf dem neuesten Forschungsstand über die wichtigsten Konzepte, Ereignisse, Fakten, Entwicklungen, Institutionen und Mittler der deutsch-französischen Kulturbeziehungen nach 1945 kompakt und zuverlässig informieren. Über 50 beitragende Wissenschaftler... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 45.42
Der vorliegende Sammelband stellt den zweiten Band einer Reihe dar, die sich mit dem politischen Reformpotential der Romantik befasst. Nach einer ersten Bestandsaufnahme über das Beziehungsverhältnis von ?Romantik und Revolution? geht es jetzt um die freiheitliche Dimension der Romantik. Dabei stehen ebenfalls die politischen Implikationen der Romantik... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 137.50
From the 1770s through the 1820s the French scientific community predominated in the world to a degree that no other scientific establishment did in any period prior to the Second World War. In his classic Science and Polity in France: The End of the Old Regime , Charles Gillispie analyzed the cultural, political, and technical factors that encouraged... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 70.00
The prevailing misconceptions about Anne of Austria paint her as politically inept, naïve, lazy, and extravagant. In this study, Oliver Malick reveals that the exact opposite was the case. Her skillful self-presentation as model widow, mother, and regent, and her targeted use of the rhetoric of friendship to foster client loyalty reveal... more...