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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99
Historians in France assume that the restoration of Monarchy after the defeat of Napoleon was doomed. The first compact recent history of the period in English, this book reveals that although the French experimented with two Monarchies and a Republic (1814 - 48), there was substantial stability. The Institutional framework constructed during the Revolutionary... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Often, revolts and uprisings are regarded as being solely the results of a perfect storm of geopolitical, societal, and economic factors. But as French sociologist Gustave Le Bon astutely points out in The Psychology of Revolution, more personal variables enter into the revolutionary equation, as well. He parses several historical revolutions and identifies... 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 Though writers ranging from Voltaire to Dumas have advanced their own theories, this exhaustive examination of historical documents comes closest to presenting a viable answer to this...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...
- 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 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, tried for years to employ the most famous Condottiere in his day. But Colleoni never crossed the Alps. The Venice Republic wanted nothing but tranquillity and prevented him from going away. Documents in the National Library of Paris indicate why Colleoni liked to be a Burgundian: He hoped to become the ruler of Milan.The... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 59.40
Über die Jahrhunderte hinweg haben Deutschland und Frankreich ? beide können auf gemeinsame historische Wurzeln im fränkischen Reich zurückblicken ? immer engste wechselseitige Beziehungen unterhalten, oft als Rivalen, oft als Feinde, manchmal auch als Freunde. Ihr Zusammenspiel war maßgeblich für die Entwicklung der europäischen Geschichte. Insbesondere... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 66.97
<P>Trotz des politischen Antagonismus zwischen Paris und Wien orientierte sich der Wiener Adel ab dem 30-jährigen Krieg zunehmend an französischer Kultur, insbesondere am Repräsentationsmodell Ludwigs XIV. Der Adel initiierte durch zahlreiche Investitionen in französische Mode, Kosmetik, Innenraumgestaltung und repräsentative Karossen Kulturtransfer... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 70.00
1963 to 1969 was a critical period in German-French relations. The ink was hardly dry on the Élysée treaty when disagreements flared up between Paris and Bonn. Analyzing public and private archival sources in France and Germany, Carine Germond examines the impact of the Paris-Bonn ?engine? on the development of the European Community and on the relaxation... more...