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  • France's Camargue, Arles, Les Saintes Maries de la Mer & Aigues Mortesby Ferne Arfin

    Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 4.99

    Broad, flat and sunburnt, the Camargue is an almost surreal web of shallow, lakes (étangs), meandering rivers, canals, marshes and dunes. Part-desert, part-irrigated plain, part-grassland, part-nature reserve, it is an area of France truly unlike any other. A rough triangle, bounded on the north by Arles, the west by Aigues Mortes and theeast... more...

  • France's Vaucluse, the Lubéron & Mont Ventouxby Ferne Arfin

    Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

    Head north and east of Avignon and the landscape of Provence changes dramatically. The fertile plains of western Vaucluse, known as the Comtat Venaissin, give way to rising, forested hills and mountains. It is here that the South of France begins to lift itself into the first intimations of the Pre-Alpes. Vineyards, olive groves and orchards spread... more...

  • Haute Provence - Les Gorges du Verdonby Ferne Arfin

    Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99

    Along the Côte d'Azur and the Riviera, this region is usually referred to as l'arrière pays - the back country. If you love dramatic landscapes, nearly vertical gorges, calm mountain lakes and valleys so deep and tight they have their own climates, you can't help finding Haute Provence thrillingly beautiful. This... more...

  • Contemporary French Cultural Studiesby William Kidd; Sian Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The study of French culture has long ceased to be purely centred on literature. Undergraduate French courses now embrace all forms of cultural production and consumption, and students need to have a broad knowledge of everything from day-time TV and the latest detective novels to debates about national identity and immigration policies. This stimulating... more...

  • Capetian France 987-1328by Elizabeth Hallam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne of France, founding a dynasty which was to rule for over 300 years, his kingdom was weak and insignificant. But by 1100, the kingdom of France was beginning to dominate the cultural nd religious life of western Europe. In the centuries that followed, to scholars and to poets, to reforming churchmen and monks,... more...

  • Lessons in Impermanenceby Jane Parry

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    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 when you opt... more...

  • The Sun Kingby Conor O'Callaghan

    The Gallery Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Poems in The Sun King, Conor O'Callaghan's fourth collection, happen in the spaces between parallel realities: virtual and pastoral; North Carolina, Ireland and Manchester's Chinatown district; loss and desire. His wit and virtuosity match his devotion to 'the carnal surface' of things (woodstoves, voicemail codes, sprinklers, money) and of the copious... more...

  • Franco-German Relationsby Alistair Cole

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    Suitable for use as a core text in courses of comparative European politics or  in departments of Politics. Can also be used for courses that explore the Political Dynamics of the European Union.Franco-German relations lie at the heart of European integration and are central to an understanding of major issues like monetary union and foreign policy.... more...

  • Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't be Wrongby Jean-Benoit Nadeau; Julie Barlow

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    The French drink, smoke and eat more fat than anyone in the world, yet they live longer and have fewer heart problems than the English and the Americans. They work 35-hour weeks and take seven weeks' paid holiday each year, yet they are the world's fourth-biggest economic power. So how do they do it? From a distance modern France looks like a riddle.... more...

  • The Field by the Riverby Ken Burnett

    Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    The Field By The River is a thought-provoking and enchanting work; a joyous, charming celebration of the fragile, interconnected ecosystem that can be found if we only take the time to part the leaves, look under the mosses or overturn a stone. more...