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  • Les Parisiennesby Anne Sebba

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    ?Anne Sebba has the nearly miraculous gift of combining the vivid intimacy of the lives of women during The Occupation with the history of the time. This is a remarkable book.? ?Edmund de Waal, New York Times bestselling author of The Hare with the Amber Eyes New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba explores a devastating period in... more...

  • French Wineby Rod Phillips

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    For centuries, wine has been associated with France more than with any other country. France remains one of the world?s leading wine producers by volume and enjoys unrivaled cultural recognition for its wine. If any wine regions are global household names, they are French regions such as Champagne, Bordeaux, and Burgundy. Within the wine world, products... more...

  • Dominique-Vivant Denon. L'?il de Napoléon (Paris - 1999)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    En consacrant une exposition à Denon, le Louvre rendait hommage à son «grand homme», à celui qui fut le premier directeur des Musées. Pierre Rosenberg, directeur du musée du Louvre et organisateur de cette manifestation, ne s'est pas limité à l'action du haut fonctionnaire sous le Consulat... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement... more...

  • The Radical Left Party Family in Western Europe, 1989-2015by Paolo Chiocchetti

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an innovative analysis and interpretation of the overall trajectory of the Western European radical left from 1989 to 2015. After the collapse of really existing communism, this party family renewed itself and embarked on a recovery path, seeking to fill the vacuum of representation of disaffected working-class and welfarist constituencies... more...

  • Facing the Revocationby Carolyn Chappell Lougee

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Facing the Revocation tells the story of one French Protestant (Huguenot) family, the Champagnés, as they faced the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, which criminalized their religion in 1685. In this sweeping family saga, Carolyn Chappell Lougee narrates how the Champagné family's persecution and Protestant devotion unsettled their economic advantages... more...

  • Waterloo Generalby John Morewood

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    At the Battle of Waterloo Sir William Ponsonby, a man who the Duke of Wellington stated had ‘rendered very brilliant and important services and was an ornament to his profession’, was killed by French lancers after leading the Union Brigade (the three Dragoon Regiments of the Royals, Iniskillings and Scots Greys) in a charge that wrecked... more...

  • Mayoral Collaboration under Nazi Occupation in Belgium, the Netherlands and France, 1938-46by Nico Wouters

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 98.83

    This book explores the role of mayors in navigating the realities of living and governing under Nazi occupation. In Western Europe under Nazi occupation, mayors of villages and cities were forced into strategic cooperation with the occupier. Mayors had to provide good governance, mediate between occupier and populations, maintain personal legitimacy,... more...

  • Waterlooby His Grace the Duke of Wellington; Nick Lipscombe

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Originally published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, this experlty researched volume looks at all the different aspects of the 100-day campaign which has become synonymous with the Napoleonic Wars and saw the eventual defeat of Napoleon's French forces. Ten articles by internationally renowned historians examine the... more...

  • The Poor in Western Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuriesby Stuart Woolf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1986, this book examines poverty and changing attitudes towards the poor and charity across England, France and Italy. It discusses the causes of poverty and the distinctions between the poor and the class-conscious proletariat. Taking early nineteenth-century Italy as a special study, it uses the exceptionally rich documentary... more...

  • Géologie de la Franceby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 1.99

    L'Europe centrale et occidentale contraste avec la plupart des autres masses continentales par le compartimentage de son relief et du tracé de son littoral, compartimentage qui traduit celui de sa structure géologique et explique sans doute certains aspects de son développement historique... more...