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  • Waterlooby Gordon Corrigan

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    Fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, by some 220,000 men over rain-sodden ground in what is now Belgium, the Battle of Waterloo brought an end to twenty-three years of almost continual war between revolutionary and later imperial France and her enemies. A decisive defeat for Napoleon and a hard-won victory for the Allied armies of the Duke of Wellington... more...

  • Napoleon the Littleby Victor Hugo

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    This pointedly satirical assessment of the governing skills of Napoleon set into motion a series of international scandals upon its initial publication in 1852. Author Victor Hugo had been living and working in Belgium when Napoleon the Little was published, but at the urging of King Leopold, the Belgian ruler, he left that country and took up residence... more...

  • Regeneration through Empireby Margaret Cook Andersen

    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...

  • Achtzehnhundertdreizehnby Günter Müchler

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 37.33

    »Es kann mich den Thron kosten, aber ich werde die Welt in ihren Trümmern begraben.« (Napoleon Bonaparte am 26. Juni 1813) Am 26. Juni 1813 trafen sich im Palais Marcolini in Dresden die großen Kontrahenten Napoleon und Metternich zu einer achtstündigen Unterredung. Nach der Katastrophe in Russland steht für den Kaiser alles auf dem Spiel: Ausgleich... more...

  • Die Epoche der Aufklärungby Annette Meyer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00

    - Frühe Neuzeit vom Ende des Dreißigjährigen Krieges bis zur Französischen Revolution - Aufklärung - abgeschlossene Epoche oder offenes politisches Projekt? - Erweiterung des Horizonts und Erfahrung der Welt: Bewusstseinswandel am Beginn der Moderne - Entstehung der Wissensgesellschaft - Veränderungen der historisch-politischen Konstellation: Staatensysteme,... more...

  • France Since 1815, Second Editionby Martin Evans; Emmanuel Godin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Part of the Modern History for Modern Languages Series France since 1815 provides an accessible overview of the major socio-political changes in France during this period. Designed for area studies students studying French, it presents the historical context necessary for language students to understand the complexities of contemporary... more...

  • The Grimsby Book of Daysby Lucy Wood

    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...

  • Lessons in Impermanenceby Jane Parry

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 7.28

    What happens when you pluck a family from a Welsh hillside and transplant them to a French field? How do you renovate a derelict pig shed pas de finance ? Lessons in Impermanence is an exploration of experimental living. Jettisoning the 9–5, Jane Parry documents the Breton country year in a journal, facing up to the many challenges involved... more...

  • The Ipswich Book of Daysby Rachel Field

    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...

  • Geschichte der Frühen Neuzeitby Thomas Maissen

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.46

    Von der Erfindung des Buchdrucks und der Entdeckung Amerikas schlägt Thomas Maissen den Bogen bis zur Industriellen und Französischen Revolution. In jeweils wechselnden Perspektiven erläutert er die entscheidenden Entwicklungen wie Humanismus, Reformation, das spanische Weltreich Karls V. und Philipps II., den Dreißigjährigen Krieg und die höfische... more...