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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 134.99
Drawing on newspapers, archival sources, and memoirs, Spectacular Politics shows how, as President of the Second Republic and then as Emperor Napoleon III, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte used public speech and spectacle to dazzle and seduce the French population, helping to pioneer the modern techniques of image politics and the manipulation of a mass... more...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 149.99
Recent scholarship on General Boulanger's bid for power in France's Third Republic has focused on the combination of socialism and national chauvinism in the movement supporting his campaign, seeing in this alliance the left-wing origins of 20th-century fascism. In this groundbreaking study, based on archival materials only recently made available... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2002; US$ 70.00
Henry IV's conversion to catholicism in 1593 and Papal absolution in 1595 were traversed by multiple problems and difficulties. These religious events were inseparable from concurrent political, diplomatic and military issues. The subject is therefore examined both within its civil war background and the wider, European context. This treatment is original,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 160.00
Is it true that de Gaulle kept journalists at a distance because he disliked the press? Or was the press really against him, as always claimed? How did he exploit his own charisma on radio and television? This book explores the relationship between de Gaulle and the media during his presidency. The author examines de Gaulle's communications strategy... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 125.00
This study examines the record of French and EU interactions with China, Japan and Vietnam in the areas of economic exchanges, political security relations and human rights to establish if there has been a trend of converging 'European' politics and collective European conceptions of interest and identity. It argues that the utility and impact of EU... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 285.00
This comprehensive three-volume work on the French Revolution and Napoleon's rule and campaigns covers a wide range of military, political, social, and cultural events and personalities during a time of dramatic change in Europe. The Napoleonic Era, from the fall of the Bastille to the emperor's exile, was not merely a tumultuous time in French history;... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 51.00
Reproductions of Banality was first published in 1986. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. An established fascist state has never existed in France, and after World War II there was a tendency to... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 35.00
Consistently illuminating and often polemical, French Resistance focuses on recent transatlantic debates over critical theory, national identity, and multiculturalism.orStarting from well-publicized controversies such as the bicentennial of the French Revolution, the 1989 Affair of the Veil, or the more recent Sokal Affair, Jean-Philippe Mathy looks... more...