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  • Henry IV of France and the Politics of Religion 1572 - 1596, Volume 1 & 2by N. M. Sutherland

    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...

  • Spectacular Politicsby Matthew N Truesdell

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    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...

  • The Boulanger Affair Reconsideredby William D. Irvine

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    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...

  • The de Gaulle Presidency and the Mediaby Jean K. Chalaby

    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...

  • The Europeanization of French Foreign Policyby Reuben Y. Wong

    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...

  • The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Warsby Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    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...

  • The Fifth French Republicby Nicholas Atkin

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00

    This is an up-to-date political history of the French Fifth Republic, a regime whose obituary has been written several times over, but which stubbornly refuses to die. more...

  • Vienna, 1814by David King

    Crown/Archetype 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...

  • Reproductions of Banalityby Alice Yaeger Kaplan; Russell Berman

    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...

  • French Resistanceby Jean-Philippe Mathy

    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...