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- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
An upbeat memoir to savor and admire, Still Alive! proves that in your later years you can still be going strong . . . and having fun! ?Old age is a shipwreck,? Charles de Gaulle once observed. Not so, says Herb Gold in this lively, often hilarious memoir of his first seven decades. He is clearly enjoying every moment to its fullest. This is a... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times “one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century.? His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international bestseller, calling for a return to the values of his native France?s “greatest generation,? the resistance fighters of World War II. It has... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
When the harrowing Great War diaries of one of Britain's first black soldiers were unearthed in a dusty Scottish attic nearly 100 years after they were written, they posed a bit of a mystery. The diary entries - which range from May 1917 until 6 March 1918 - were written by one Arthur Roberts while he served with the King's Own Scottish Borderers... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2011; US$ 70.00
François Mitterrand zählt zu den schillerndsten französischen Staatsmännern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Seit langem ist bekannt, dass er seine ambivalente Vita bewusst "begradigt" und in einem Dickicht von Geheimnissen verhüllt hat. Zu dieser Inszenierung gehört vor allem seine Selbststilisierung zum fast lebenslangen Verfechter der deutsch-französischen... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 112.00
In France, the notion of the ?other Germany? was at once myth and model. How else do we explain France's intensive contact with East Germany? Using a broad range of sources, Christian Wenkel examines the basic specifics of France-East German relations and analyzes the genesis and evolution of ties at the economic, cultural, parliamentary, and political... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 70.00
Die Pariser Vorstadt Ivry-sur-Seine ist seit 1925 eine Hochburg des französischen Kommunismus. Trotz Repressionen und weitgehender Ausgrenzung aus der französischen Mehrheitsgesellschaft konnte der Parti communiste francais seine Hegemonialstellung in Ivry halten und seit den 1960er Jahren noch weiter ausbauen. Lokale, nationale und auch ideologische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00
This scholarly work examines how key actors within French politics and society have related to the challenges and opportunities posed by the European Union, and how these relations have driven or hindered change in France. The collection invites the reader to explore below the surface image of a France troubled by its relations with the EU in... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 204.00
Tanner (history, Ohio State U.) offers a new model of the development of medieval government from the later ninth century in northern France, drawing on a cluster of insights developed by social historians and historians that she calls the anthropological school, because it draws on anthropological models in order to discuss political and social co more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.99
?Reads like a novel. A fast-paced page-turner, it has everything: sex, wit, humor, and adventures. But it is an impressively researched and important story.? ?David Fromkin, author of Europe?s Last Summer Vienna, 1814 is an evocative and brilliantly researched account of the most audacious and extravagant peace conference in modern European history.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1972; US$ 67.50
In the area which is now France and was then Gaul, military institutions fundamentally influenced the successes and failures of the Merovingian dynasty, from 481 to 751. Professor Bachrach examines this period in detail, studying the forms of military org more...