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- University of Alabama Press 2003; US$ 32.95
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 of the leaders... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46
In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture. In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 14.99
Enraptured with her own beauty, enraged by societys 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 nobilitytransplanted... more...
- Lexington Books 2003; US$ 39.99
French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture and French studies in the modern era. Rejecting traditional assimilationist notions of French national identity, contributors to this groundbreaking... more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00
France, which has the largest Muslim minority community in Europe, has been in the news in recent years because of perceptions that Muslims have not integrated into French society. The Civilizing Mission in the Metropole explores the roots of these debates through an examination of the history of social welfare programs for Algerian migrants from... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 4.99
Fonthill Press is pleased to present the definitive edition of I AM THE MOST INTERESTING BOOK OF ALL, Volume I of The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. Beautifully and meticulously translated by Katherine Kernberger, this lavishly illustrated and fully annotated edition encompasses entries from 1873 to 1876, seminal and tumultuous years in Maries... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 4.99
Fonthill Press is pleased to present the definitive edition of LUST FOR GLORY, Volume II of The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. This stunning literary and artistic testament encompasses 18761884, the years of Maries awakening, of her ceaseless studio work and artistic development, and her rages against fleeting time and looming death. From... more...