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  • Transcultural Teensby Chantal Tetreault

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    The housing projects that ring modern Paris are a highly fluid linguistic and cultural melting pot, where youth culture combines North African, French, and American elements in a constantly evolving mélange.  Transcultural Teens  provides readers with a window onto the cultural and linguistic creativity of the  cités . It shows how young people of... more...

  • France and Fascismby Brian Jenkins; Chris Millington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    France and Fascism: February 1934 and the Dynamics of Political Crisis is the first English-language book to examine the most significant political event in interwar France: the Paris riots of February 1934. On 6 February 1934, thousands of fascist rioters almost succeeded in bringing down the French democratic regime. The violence prompted the... more...

  • All Our Happy Days Are Stupidby Sheila Heti

    McSweeney's 2015; US$ 9.99

    Two couples, each with a twelve-year-old child, travel to Paris; within a few moments of discovering each other in a crowd, one of their children disappears. A day later, one of the mothers disappears, too. The story that follows is a wonderfully strange, beautifully composed examination of happiness and desperation, complete with a man in a bear... more...

  • Der Bauernjörgby Peter Blickle

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 27.27

    Kaiser Karl V. hat ihn als Retter des Reiches gepriesen ? Georg Truchsess Freiherr zu Waldburg. Als Oberster Feldhauptmann eines Fürstenheeres hat er den größten Aufstand niedergeworfen, den Europa vor der Französischen Revolution erlebt hat. Peter Blickle entwirft in seiner fulminanten Geschichte des Bauernjörg ein dramatisches Panorama des Bauernkriegs.Erstmals... more...

  • General Maxime Weygand, 1867-1965by Anthony Clayton

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    The career of the French general Maxime Weygand offers a fascinating glimpse into the perils and politics of military leadership and loyalty in the interwar years and after France?s defeat in 1940. Of obscure birth, Weygand had an outstanding career during WWI as chief of staff for Marshal Foch and served France after the war in Poland and Syria before... more...

  • The French Revolutionby Harold Behr

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    This is the story of the French Revolution told from a psychological and group dynamic perspective whose aim is to shed light on the workings of the revolutionary mind and the emotions at work in society that pave the way towards revolution and war. The French Revolution was an important milestone in Western social and political development: it carried... more...

  • The Ile-de-France (Routledge Revivals)by Marc Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    First published in English in 1971, The Ile-de-France presents the reader with a study of the countryside around Paris through the eyes of Marc Bloch, a man with his own view of history. It looks at the area?s origins, extent, geographical features, archaeology, and past local histories. The book extends beyond the region of Paris itself and... more...

  • Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1807by Alexander Mikaberidze

    Frontline Books 2015; US$ 23.50

    After his crushing defeat of Prussia in 1806, Napoleon marched into Poland to forestall any Russian attempts to come to the aid of their ally. There then followed the bloody battle in a blizzard at Eylau on 8 February 1807, which decimated both armies. Operations resumed in the spring and on 14 June Napoleon wrecked the Russian field army at Friedland.... more...

  • Waterloo 1815by Marian Füssel

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.27

    Am 18. Juni 1815 wurde die Schlacht bei Waterloo (oder La Belle-Alliance) geschlagen. Dort beendeten Wellington, Blücher und Gneisenau mit ihren englischen und preußischen Truppen die Herrschaft der Hundert Tage, die Napoleon I., aus dem Exil zurückgekehrt, noch einmal hatte errichten können. Marian Füssel erläutert die historischen Voraussetzungen... more...

  • Erfüllte Hoffnungby Lucie Filipová

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 59.10

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Lucie Filipová ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Sozialwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Karls-Universität Prag.   Reihe Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz - Band 237 more...