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  • Napoléon en campagneby Jean-Baptiste Vachée; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Avoir toujours présente à l'esprit la situation matérielle et morale de son armée, démêler sur des renseignements souvent vagues et contradictoires la situation et les projets de l'ennemi, prendre un parti sur ces données incertaines, le poursuivre sans perte de temps, parer à l'imprévu, ménager et accumuler ses forces pour les dépenser... more...

  • Napoléon intimeby Arthur Lévy; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Le 15 août 1769, vers onze heures du matin, naquit à Ajaccio Napoléon Bonaparte, fils de Charles Bonaparte et de Laetitia Ramolino. La mère se trouvait à l'église quand elle fut prise des douleurs de l'enfantement; elle rentra chez elle et accoucha sur un tapis." 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...

  • Parisby Andrew Hussey

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 17.58

    Paris is the city of light and the city of darkness - a place of ceaseless revolution and reinvention that for two thousand years has drawn those with the highest ideals and the lowest morals to its teeming streets. In Andrew Hussey's wonderful book we encounter the myriad citizens whose stories have shaped Paris: the nineteenth-century flaneurs... more...

  • Paris-médailléby Charles Virmaître; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'idée d'association remonte au Moyen Âge. De là naquirent les corporations, les jurandes, les maîtrises, qui, sous différents titres, étaient des sociétés de secours et d'encouragement ; le compagnonnage, malheureusement disparu, a laissé des traces profondes dans les souvenirs des anciens. Il était naturel que les artistes d'alors imitassent... more...

  • Propheten der Verflüssigungby Martin Kindtner

    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 What is the object of social critique after notions of class and exploitation are no longer applicable?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...

  • Provincial Patriot of the French Revolutionby Bette W. Oliver

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Provincial Patriot of the French Revolution: François Buzot, 1760-1794 , provides a personal perspective on the dramatic events of the French Revolution between 1789 and 1794. By examining the life and observations of this Girondin deputy from Evreux, it is possible to better understand the inherent difficulties involved in transforming an ancient... more...

  • Rebel Daughtersby Sara E. Melzer; Leslie W. Rabine

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 40.99

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays examines the important and paradoxical relation between women and the French Revolution. Although the male leaders of the Revolution depended on the women's active militant participation, they denied to women the rights they helped to establish. At the same time that women were banned from the political... 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...

  • Reflections on the Revolution in Franceby Edmund Burke

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95

    Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It provoked an enormous reaction, both supportive and critical, with a flood of pamphlets and books (including Thomas Paine's enduring denunciation, The Rights of Man... more...