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- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
This work analyzes the life and achievements of Napoleon in the most exhilarating manner. He is not seen through the eyes of a scholar or historian but a common man who is highly amazed and flabbergasted at his achievements and conquests. The work portrays Napoleon as a hero highlighting his personal and political triumphs. more...
- Rough Guides 2009; US$ 19.99
The Rough Guide to Corsica is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions Corsica has to offer. Discover the vibrant regions of Corsica from the beautiful island beaches of Corsica, to the amazing GR20 trail and scenic walks through this lush Mediterranean island. New full-colour features explore the... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1986; US$ 18.00
Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Culture, understood broadly, lay at the heart of contrasting right-wing strategies for government in France during the pivotal decade of 2002-2012. Looking at issues of secularism, education, televisual performance, public memory and nation-branding Ahearne analyses how presidents Chirac and Sarkozy sought to redefine contemporary French identity.... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 29.15
New biography of Robert "Curthose", eldest son of William the Conqueror, whose failure to secure the kingdom of England has overshadowed his role in the success of the First Crusade in capturing Jerusalem. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2008; US$ 23.99
This detailed biography offers a reappraisal of the career of Robert Curthose, William the Conqueror's eldest son and duke of Normandy from 1087 to 1106, locating the duke's career in the social, cultural and political context of the period. Robert's relationship with members of his family shaped the political landscape of England and Normandy for... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Engineering the Revolution documents the forging of a new relationship between technology and politics in Revolutionary France, and the inauguration of a distinctively modern form of the ?technological life.? Here, Ken Alder rewrites the history of the eighteenth century as the total history of one particular artifact?the gun?by offering... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00
The essays in this volume portray the public life of late medieval France as that country established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the contribution made by contemporary writers, chroniclers and commentators, such as Jean Froissart, William Worcester and Philippe de Commynes, to our... more...