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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00
- Frühe Neuzeit vom Ende des Dreißigjährigen Krieges bis zur Französischen Revolution - Aufklärung - abgeschlossene Epoche oder offenes politisches Projekt? - Erweiterung des Horizonts und Erfahrung der Welt: Bewusstseinswandel am Beginn der Moderne - Entstehung der Wissensgesellschaft - Veränderungen der historisch-politischen Konstellation: Staatensysteme,... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00
Der zweite Band erhellt erstmals Intentionen, Handlungen und Blockaden der Gegner des NS-Regimes im Rahmen der sich wandelnden politischen Konstellationen in Europa (deutsche Aufrüstung, Spanischer Bürgerkrieg, Terror und Prozesse in der Sowjetunion und Säuberungen in der Komintern und ihren Sektionen) bis zum Ende aller Aktivitäten im Volksfrontausschuß... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 11.83
War truly begins when the invading army, conquest complete, goes home. It is the relationship between the native population and those remaining behind as part of the new administration which holds the key to our understanding of not only the mechanisms of conquest, but also the fundamental elements of government desired by societies. Nowhere is this... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 19.00
Each edition of this unique series marries a collection of previously published essays with detailed practical information, creating a colorful and deeply absorbing pastiche of opinions and advice. Each book is a valuable resource -- a compass of sorts -- pointing vacationers, business travelers, and readers in many directions. Going abroad with a... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
In 1834, the British Lord Chancellor, Lord Henry Brougham, was on his way to Nice, still part of Italy and already a popular winter resort with English aristocrats. Because of a cholera epidemic in Provence, the governor of Nice had closed the border so Brougham and his daughter Eleanore were turned back. On their way to Grasse, they stopped for the... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 6.99
Starting just east of la Ciotat, the great sweep of Mediterranean coast, all the way to the Italian border, is referred to as the Côte d'Azur or the Riviera. It is a large area with dozens of beaches and, despite the coast's reputation for toney glamor alternating with brash vulgarity, it's a great location for watersports, boating,... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99
The scent of herbs and pines, the startling blue of the sea. The brilliant white of cliffs tumbling into the depths. The sound of pounding surf, the chiming of church bells. The sight of mountain peaks that break the clouds, the chill of an alpine breeze. All this, and more, is the Italian Riviera. Pinned between the mountains and the sea, on a steeply-sloped... more...