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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Since the mid-1970s, the term zone has often been associated with the post-war housing estates on the outskirts of large French cities. However, it once referred to a more circumscribed space: the zone non aedificandi (non-building zone) which encircled Paris (1840-1940). This unusual territory came to occupy a central place in Parisian culture. By... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 61.66
Die Lokalgeschichte der Stadt Posen/Poznan wurde wesentlich von den konkurrierenden Nationalismen des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts geprägt: Sowohl Polen als auch Deutsche erhoben Anspruch auf die Stadt, die mehrfach ihre staatliche Zugehörigkeit wechselte. Gegenstand von Anna Moskals Untersuchung sind Polonisierungsprozesse in Posen während der Zwischenkriegszeit... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
Following France?s defeat in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870?71, French patriots feared that their country was in danger of becoming a second-rate power in Europe. Decreasing birth rates had largely slowed French population growth, and the country?s population was not keeping pace with that of its European neighbors. To regain its standing in the... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99
The Paris Commune lasted for only 64 days in 1871, but during that short time it gave rise to some of the grandest political dreams of the nineteenth century?before culminating in horrific violence. Following the disastrous French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War, hungry and politically disenchanted Parisians took up arms against their government... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 20.40
The breakdown of Valérie Trierweiler?s relationship with French President François Hollande was spread mercilessly across the front pages. News of Hollande?s infidelity first broke in January 2014, when Closer magazine published photographs allegedly proving a secret affair between him and actress Julie Gayet. Trierweiler learnt of the affair through... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 31.78
Biographische Informationen Dr. Willi Jung ist Akademischer Direktor am Institut für Klassische und Romanische Philologie der Universität Bonn. Reihe Deutschland und Frankreich im wissenschaftlichen Dialog / Le dialogue scientifique franco-allemand - Band 005 more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
Laced with compelling writing about French food and its ways, Breakfast in Burgundy is part travel memoir, part foodie detective story, and part love song to Raymond?s adopted home. This book tells the story of the Blakes? decision to buy a house in Burgundy. Raymond describes the moments of despair—such as the water leak that cost a fortune—and... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Taking you through the year day by day, The Grimsby Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
Taking you through the year day by day, The Ipswich Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 36.46
The Battle of Waterloo is one of the most important moments in military history. This book seeks to not only tell the story of this great battle, but also to challenge conventional thinking about the opposing forces and the British victory. At noon on 18 June 1815, the might of the Imperial French Army under Napoleon faced the Anglo-Allied Army, commanded... more...