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  • Hexagonal Variationsby Jo McCormack

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 94.00

    Hexagonal Variations provides an essential overview of key debates about contemporary French society and culture. Concise, challenging and comprehensive, its chapters each address the processes of change and redefinition that characterise France today. Contributors analyse and situate cinematic, literary, online and visual texts, mediatic, political... more...

  • Geschichte Frankreichsby Peter C. Hartmann

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Peter C. Hartmann beschreibt die Geschichte Frankreichs knapp, übersichtlich und umfassend von der Bildung des Westfränkischen Reiches im Frühmittelalter bis zur Gegenwart. Er berücksichtigt dabei nicht nur die politische Geschichte, sondern auch die wesentlichen Entwicklungen in Kultur, Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft. Seine kleine... more...

  • Frankreichs engagierte Intellektuelleby Joseph Jurt

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 23.20

    Hauptbeschreibung In Frankreich haben seit Voltaire immer wieder charismatische Figuren kritisch in politisches Handeln eingegriffen. Zolas Intervention für den unschuldig verurteilten jüdischen Offizier Alfred Dreyfus entsprach insofern einer langen Tradition. Im Zuge der Dreyfus-Affäre identifizierten sich jedoch Hunderte von Wissenschaftlern und... more...

  • Zweiter Band: Geschichte des Ausschusses zur Vorbereitung einer deutschen Volksfrontby Ursula Langkau-Alex

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 84.00

    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...

  • The Homeowner's Guide To Living In Franceby Richard Whiting

    How To Books 2005; US$ 17.00

    Gives a background to France with chapters on France's natural beauty, French family life, the economy, politics and future developments, and how to buy a property. This book covers social topics such as day-to-day life (health, shopping), leisure activities, holidays, culture, education, employment, eating out, business dealings and bureaucracy. more...

  • Red Virginby Louise Michel; Bullitt Lowry; Elizabeth Gunter; Elizabeth Gunter; Bullitt Lowry

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 32.00

      Louise Michel was born illegitimate in 1830 and became a schoolmistress in Paris. She was involved in radical activities during the twilight of France’s Second Empire, and during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the siege of Paris. She was a leading member of the revolutionary groups controlling Montmarte. Michel emerged as one... more...

  • French Muslimsby Sharif Gemie

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 85.00

    Provides a critical perspective on Muslim politics and experiences in contemporary France. Drawing from the work of four Muslim thinkers and activists, this title examines issues such as the veil, integration, the role of the school, the traditions of the French republic, and the legacy of the French empire. more...

  • Nationalism, Positivism and Catholicismby Michael Sutton

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 53.00

    This study of Maurrassian ideology and Catholic reactions to it explores a wide range of themes. more...

  • Hummingbirds Don't Fly In The Rainby Kimberly Klein

    PMA Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    On December 23, 2007, the plane carrying author Kim Klein?s only child, Talia, her ex-husband, and her daughter?s best friend crashed into the side of a volcano in Panama. Hummingbirds Don?t Fly in the Rain chronicles the seven-day, suspense-filled journey that begins the moment Klein receives the phone call announcing her daughter?s plane is missing.... more...

  • The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseffby Marie Bashkirtseff; Katherine Kernberger; Vincent Nicolosi

    Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 14.99

    Enraptured with her own beauty, enraged by society’s constraints upon women and determined to achieve fame and success at any price, Marie Bashkirtseff became one of the greatest artists of her century and she wrote a vivid portrait of a freethinking woman born decades before her time. In 1873, as a beautiful 14-year-old girl of Russian nobility—transplanted... more...