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- Parthian Books 2014; US$ 7.28
What happens when you pluck a family from a Welsh hillside and transplant them to a French field? How do you renovate a derelict pig shed pas de finance ? Lessons in Impermanence is an exploration of experimental living. Jettisoning the 9–5, Jane Parry documents the Breton country year in a journal, facing up to the many challenges involved... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.50
Gary Kates reconstructs the history of the Cercle Social, a group of writers and politicians who wielded considerable influence during the French Revolution and whose pioneering interest in women's rights and land reform made their club one of the most progressive in Revolutionary Paris. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 69.39
<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...
- 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 Though writers ranging from Voltaire to Dumas have advanced their own theories, this exhaustive examination of historical documents comes closest to presenting a viable answer to this...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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
Two hundred years ago, Napoleon was at the apogee of his power in Europe. This broad ranging reassessment explores the key themes presented by his extraordinary career: from his rise to power and the foundation of the imperial state, to the final defeat of his grand vision following the doomed invasion of Russia. It was a period of almost uninterrupted... more...
- De Gruyter 1988; US$ 35.00
"Gromyko hat mich heute Abend um 10 Uhr zu sich bestellt, um mir eine Note zu überreichen, in der der Abschluss eines Friedensvertrages mit einem vereinten Deutschland vorgeschlagen wird." Die Übergabe der als Stalin-Note bekannten diplomatischen Notifikation und des begleitenden Projekts eines Friedensvertrages, von der der französische Gesandte in... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
Despite the fortuitous leadership of Giscard and Schmidt, German-French relations during the 1970s experienced a series of major conflicts. There were a number of different governmental and societal forces that sought to resolve them. Dirk Petter examines this interplay of conflict and rapprochement and interprets the critical decade of the 1970s in... more...