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  • The Keane Collectionby Iain Gale

    Quercus 2015; Not Available

    Book 1 - Keane's Company Welcome to James Keane - card sharp and ladies' man - and one of the finest soldiers of Wellington's army. Keane - hot-tempered, a maverick, never quite accepted by his fellow officers - is in trouble for killing his man in a duel: an activity forbidden by Wellington. To avoid court martial, he takes on an unwelcome... more...

  • The Courtiers' Anatomistsby Anita Guerrini

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Anita Guerrini is Horning Professor in the Humanities and professor of history in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion at Oregon State University. She is the author of Experimenting with Humans and Animals: From Galen to Animal Rights and Obesity and Depression in the Enlightenment: The Life and Times of George Cheyne . more...

  • Joan of Arcby Helen Castor

    HarperCollins 2015; Not Available

    From the author of the acclaimed She-Wolves , the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval world?as never told before. Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and... more...

  • Joan of Arcby Helen Castor

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 17.99

    From the author of the acclaimed She-Wolves , the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval world?as never told before. Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French army to victory, is burned at the stake for heresy, and... more...

  • The Practices of the Enlightenmentby Dorothea E. von Mücke

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    Dorothea E. von Mücke is professor of German and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. She is the author of Virtue and the Veil of Illusion: Generic Innovation and the Pedagogical Project and The Seduction of the Occult and the Rise of the Fantastic Tale. Her coedited books include Body and Text in the Eighteenth Century and New History of... more...

  • The Force of Beautyby Holly Grout

    LSU Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    The market for commercial beauty products exploded in Third Republic France, with a proliferation of goods promising to erase female imperfections and perpetuate an aesthetic of femininity that conveyed health and respectability. While the industry's meteoric growth helped to codify conventional standards of womanhood, The Force of Beauty goes beyond... more...

  • 33 Daysby Leon Werth; Austin D. Johnston

    Melville House 2015; US$ 16.00

    A rare eyewitness account by an important author of fleeing the Nazis? march on Paris in 1940, featuring a never-before-published introduction by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.   In June of 1940, Leon Werth and his wife fled Paris before the advancing Nazis Army. 33 Days is his eyewitness account of that experience, one of the largest civilian dispacements... more...

  • Cartophiliaby Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Catherine Tatiana Dunlop is assistant professor of modern European history at Montana State University, Bozeman. more...

  • Fatal Isolationby Richard C. Keller

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Richard C. Keller is professor in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin?Madison. He is the author of Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa , also published by the University of Chicago Press, and editor of Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties . more...

  • The Beach Beneath the Streetby Mckenzie Wark

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    Over fifty years after the Situationist International appeared, its legacy continues to inspire activists, artists and theorists around the world. Such a legend has accrued to this movement that the story of the SI now demands to be told in a contemporary voice capable of putting it into the context of twenty-first-century struggles. McKenzie Wark... more...