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- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 52.00
A study of the American government's influence in France during the critical postwar period. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 149.00
Napoleon III's motives for intervening in Mexico in the 1860s were consistent with his foreign policy, which was based on his belief that free trade was the best foundation for peace. He saw the establishment of a friendly government in Mexico as an opportunity to expand that policy to encompass the world by ensuring European access to American markets,... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 35.00
This sophisticated and masterful biography, written by a respected French history scholar who has taught courses on Napoleon at the University of Paris, brings new and remarkable analysis to the study of modern history's most famous general and statesman. Since boyhood, Steven Englund has been fascinated by the unique force, personality, and political... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
Robert Louis Stevenson's 1878 travelogue, An Inland Voyage , details his canoeing trip through France and Belgium in 1876. Pioneering new ground in outdoor literature, this was Stevenson's first book. He had decided to become free from his parent's financial support so that he might freely pursue the woman he loved; to support himself he... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 12.68
?Kaiserin des Geistes? nannte der Schriftsteller Sainte-Beuve die vehemente Gegnerin Napoleons, und Madame de Chastenay notierte in ihren Memoiren, drei Großmächte hätten gegen Napoleon gekämpft: ?England, Russland und Madame de Staël?. Diese Frau ging ihren Weg. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël (1766?1817) führte ein bewegtes Leben in historisch ereignisreicher... more...
- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 7.95
"Nations yet to come will look back upon his history as to some grand and supernatural romance. The fiery energy of his youthful career, and the magnificent progress of his irresistible ambition, have invested his character with the mysterious grandeur of some heavenly appearance; and when all the lesser tumults and lesser men of our age shall... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99
Die europäische Integration hat Frankreich wie seine Nachbarn verändert. Europapolitik wird immer mehr zur Innenpolitik. Wie reagieren Parteien und Regierung darauf? In welcher Weise beeinflussen Werte und Interessen die Europapolitik? Inwiefern integrieren Parteien und gesellschaftliche Akteure die europäische Dimension in ihre Programme und ihr Handeln?... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
This pointedly satirical assessment of the governing skills of Napoleon set into motion a series of international scandals upon its initial publication in 1852. Author Victor Hugo had been living and working in Belgium when Napoleon the Little was published, but at the urging of King Leopold, the Belgian ruler, he left that country and took up residence... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Who was the mysterious figure who was held in custody by French authorities for nearly 35 years, with his faced constantly cloaked in an identity-concealing iron mask? Though writers ranging from Voltaire to Dumas have advanced their own theories, this exhaustive examination of historical documents comes closest to presenting a viable answer to this... more...
- Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt 2007; US$ 28.00
Herbst des Mittelalters. Ein junger Mann lässt sein elterliches Gut in einem entlegenen bretonischen Dorf hinter sich und wandert nach Paris, um an der berühmten Sorbonne das Recht zu studieren. Aus dem Studenten wird ein Richter, Anwalt und Priester. Die Menschen seiner Heimat, in die er schließlich zurückkehrt, lieben und verehren ihn wegen seiner... more...