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  • Construction of Minority Identities in France and Britainby Gino G. Raymond; Professor Tariq Modood

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    In France the idea that a person can be both a French citizen and have an ethnic or religious identity is unacceptable, while in Britain community cohesion promote the combining of race or faith with the idea of being British. This volume examines the problems posed by these assumptions and the realities that are forcing them to be revisited. more...

  • Contesting Viewsby Edward Welch; Joseph McGonagle

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 60.00

    This study investigates how relations between France and Algeria have been represented and contested through visual means since the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. more...

  • Contesting Viewsby Edward Welch; Joseph McGonagle

    Liverpool University Press 2013; US$ 72.99

    Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A central role in shaping understanding of their shared past and present is played by visual culture. This study investigates how relations between France... more...

  • The Course of French Historyby Pierre Goubert

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    This stimulating one-volume history traces the social and economic evolution of France as a nation from the founding of the monarchy in 987, to the present day. Against a background of structural change, Goubert etches a vivid account of key events and personalities. His perspective is a popular one, and his main interest is in how political events... more...

  • Das Ende einer Ausnahmeby Angelika Praus

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 30.27

    Warum reiste der französische Staatspräsident François Mitterrand im Dezember 1989 in die dem Untergang geweihte DDR? Warum schlug er Helmut Kohls Einladung aus, gemeinsam mit ihm durch das Brandenburger Tor zu schreiten? Warum ließ ausgerechnet Mitterrand, der 1984 mit Helmut Kohl Hand in Hand an den Gräbern von Verdun gestanden hatte, Unterstützung... more...

  • Das politische System der V. französischen Republikby Adolf Kimmel

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 62.98

    Der Band versammelt Aufsätze des Verfassers, die Probleme des politischen Systems der V. französischen Republik behandeln. Welchem Regimetyp ? parlamentarisch oder präsidentiell ? ist sie zuzuordnen? Wie sind Verfassungsnorm und Verfassungswirklichkeit zu beurteilen? Hat der Machtwechsel von 1981 (Wahl Mitterrands) zu einer neuen Verfassungspraxis... more...

  • De Gaulleby Douglas Boyd

    The History Press 2013; US$ 26.24

    <div>Watching a D-Day film, does anyone wonder why no French units took part in the invasion of their own German-occupied country? General Charles De Gaulle commaned 400,000 Free French soldiers, but US President Roosevelt insisted they not be told the date of the invasion because he intended to occupy France and open the country up to... more...

  • De Gaulleby Andrew Shennan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    If any modern democratic leader has believed in the "great man'' theory of history and acted self-consciously in accordance with it, it was surely de Gaulle. On both occasions when he came to power it was in his own right, as a ``providential figure'', not as the representative of a political or social movement. In office, his wielding of power was,... more...

  • The Defense of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Northern Italy, 1813-1814by George F. Nafziger

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 125.00

    A discussion of the two-year campaign in Northern Italy (1813-14) within the larger context of the Napoleonic Wars. Outnumbered by three to one, the French commander, Eugene Beauharnais fought an outstanding campaign, covering all of Napoleon's southern front. more...

  • Der Kongress tanztby Michael Gleich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?In Deutschland nehmen jedes Jahr mehr als 340 Millionen Menschen an einer größeren Veranstaltung teil. Kongresse, Tagungen, Meetings, Foren und Events: eine Branche mit gigantischen Umsätzen. Viele Teilnehmer sind jedoch frustriert von Frontalunterricht, Einpauken mit Powerpoint, von Reihenbestuhlung und Keynote-Kauderwelsch ? die Wissensgesellschaft... more...