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  • Muslims and Jews in Franceby Maud S. Mandel

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in France, challenging the belief that rising anti-Semitism in France is rooted solely in the unfolding crisis in Israel and Palestine. Maud Mandel shows how the conflict in fact emerged from processes internal to French society itself even as it was... more...

  • French Scientific and Cultural Diplomacyby Philippe Lane; Laurent Fabius

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    This book provides an insider's account of the use of cultural diplomacy to protect and expand France's global influence. more...

  • After the Delugeby Julian Bourg; François Dosse

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 44.99

    Motivated by a desire to narrate and contextualize the deluge of 'French theory,' After the Deluege showcases recent work by today's brightest scholars of French intellectual history that historicizes key debates, figures, and turning points in the postwar era of French thought. more...

  • The Harkisby Vincent Crapanzano

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    In this haunting chronicle of betrayal and abandonment, ostracism and exile, racism and humiliation, Vincent Crapanzano examines the story of the Harkis, the quarter of a million Algerian auxiliary troops who fought for the French in Algeria’s war of independence. After tens of thousands of Harkis were massacred by other Algerians at the end... more...

  • À La Modby Ian Moore

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    A comedic romp through one man's life in the Loire Valley, France Comedian, mod, and professional grump Ian Moore has had enough. Tired of being unable to park anywhere near his cramped house in a noisy town he doesn?t like, he hatches a plan to move his wife and young son to a remote corner of the Loire Valley in search of serenity and space.... more...

  • Race in Franceby Herrick Chapman; Laura L. Frader

    Berghahn Books 2004; US$ 27.95

    Scholars across disciplines on both sides of the Atlantic have recently begun to open up, as never before, the scholarly study of race and racism in France. These original essays bring together in one volume new work in history, sociology, anthropology, political science, and legal studies. Each of the eleven articles presents fresh research on... more...

  • Africa and Franceby Dominic Thomas

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Africa and France reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production, especially in theatre, literature, film, and even museum construction. A hated of foreigners, accompanied by new forms of intolerance and racism, has crept from policy into popular expressions of ideas about the postcolony and ethnic minorities.... more...

  • France 1870-1914by Robert Gildea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99

    The period 1870 - 1914 in France saw the consolidation of republican government and the recovery of national self-confidence. Though political crises such as the Dreyfus Affair threatened to tear it apart, the Republic established firm parliamentary rule, built up an Empire and an army which was to see it through the Great War. The new edition of this... more...

  • Popular Culture in Modern Franceby Brian Rigby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 165.00

    `Culture' is one of the most frequently used terms in the French vocabulary. It sells not only books, newspapers and magazines but also consumer products and political parties. But what are the meanings of `culture populaire'? What have the French understood by it, and what is its history? Brian Rigby's lively and cogent study traces changing notions... more...

  • Identity Papersby Steven Ungar; Tom Conley

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 99.00

    What does citizenship mean? The essays in this volume range in subject from fiction and essay to architecture and film. Among the topics discussed are the 1937 Exposition Universelle; films dealing with Vichy France; François Truffaut?s Histoire d?Adèle H.; the war of Algerian independence; and nation building under François Mitterrand. more...