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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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00 US$ 47.32
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 US$ 51.87
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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 145.00 US$ 131.95
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...
- Quercus 2011; US$ 18.99
France, early summer 1794. The French Revolution has been hijacked by the extreme Jacobins and is in the grip of The Terror. While the guillotine relentlessly takes the heads of innocents, two vast French and British fleets meet in mid-Atlantic after a week of skirmishing. The French, in ships painted blood-red and bearing banners proclaiming 'la... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 54.19
Es gibt kaum eine französische Königin, über die so zahlreiche Biografien vorliegen wie über Anna von Österreich. Gleichwohl beschränken sie sich meist auf eine Nacherzählung der politischen Ereignisse, ohne der Königin und ihrer tatsächlichen Bedeutung wirklich gerecht zu werden. Basierend auf einer erstmals grundlegend durchgeführten... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00
Uncompromising, often startling, meticulously documented?this book is an account of the government, and the governed, of colaborationist France. Basing his work on captured German archives and contemporary materials rather than on self-serving postwar memoirs or war-trial testimony, Professor Paxton maps out the complex nature of the ill-famed Vichy... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
Published in 1790, two years before the start of the Terror, this work offered a remarkably prescient view of the chaos that lay ahead. It articulates a defense of property, religion, and traditional values. more...