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  • 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...

  • Europa und sein Ostenby Wlodzimierz Borodziej; Joachim von Puttkamer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 56.00

    Der Auftakt-Band der Reihe „Europas Osten im 20. Jahrhundert“ versammelt die Beiträge der gleichnamigen Tagung, mit der das Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena im Sommer 2011 seine Tätigkeit aufgenommen hat. Er diskutiert historische, politische, filmische und museale Zugänge zu den Erfahrungen des östlichen Europas im 20. Jahrhundert und fragt danach, welche... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 154.00

    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... more...

  • Konservative Revolution in Frankreich?by Hans-W. Eckert

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 63.00

    Die Konservative Revolution, Sammelbegriff für die antidemokratische intellektuelle Rechte in der Weimarer Republik, wird vielfach als Teil eines deutschen Sonderweges begriffen. Eckert geht der Frage nach, inwieweit sich der Begriff der Konservativen Revolution auch auf Frankreich anwenden läßt. Ausgangspunkt sind dabei generationsspezifische Erfahrungen... more...

  • French Civilization and Its Discontentsby Tyler Stovall; Van Den Georges Abbeele

    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...

  • The Civilizing Mission in the Metropoleby Amelia H. Lyons

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book offers a critical reassessment of the histories of colonialism, immigration, gender, the Algerian War, and the welfare state, by examining a network of services targeting Algerian migrants that brought together two of France's long-standing social engineering projects—the civilizing mission and the welfare state. more...

  • I Am the Most Interesting Book of All, Volume Iby Marie Bashkirtseff; Katherine Kernberger; Vincent Nicolosi

    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 Marie’s... more...

  • Lust for Glory, Volume IIby Marie Bashkirtseff; Katherine Kernberger; Vincent Nicolosi

    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 1876—1884, the years of Marie’s awakening, of her ceaseless studio work and artistic development, and her rages against fleeting time and looming death. From... more...

  • Constructing Muslims in Franceby Jennifer Fredette

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    The standing of French Muslims is undercut by a predominant and persistent elite public discourse that frames Muslims as failed and incomplete French citizens. This situation fosters the very separations, exclusions, and hierarchies it claims to deplore as Muslims face discrimination in education, housing, and employment.    In Constructing... more...

  • Practice of Everyday Lifeby Michel De Certeau; Luce Giard; Pierre Mayol

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    To remain unconsumed by consumer society—this was the goal, pursued through a world of subtle and practical means, that beckoned throughout the first volume of The Practice of Everyday Life. The second volume of the work delves even deeper than did the first into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make living a subversive... more...