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Der Widerhall des Mittelalters: Georges Duby als Mediävist, Schriftsteller, ?Annales? und MentalitätshistorikerDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40
Die Mentalitätsgeschichte als Gegenpol zur Ereignisgeschichte hat die historische und mediävistische Forschung gleichsam gespalten wie bereichert. Obwohl inzwischen global etabliert, geben ihre Gründerväter, die ,Annales d?histoire économique et sociale', kurz ,Annales', aber noch immer manches Rätsel auf: Was macht sie aus? Sind sie Gruppe, Schule,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
The Dreyfus affair remains one of the most famous miscarriages of justice in modern times. Eric Cahm's study does justice to the human drama, whilst also throwing light on the wider society and politics of the Third Republic in the traumatic years after the Franco-Prussian War. This wide-ranging survey - the only short modern account in English anchors... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00
This book examines the Duke of Anjou's ambivalent relationship with the politique struggle. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
From the outset of Napoleon?s career, the charismatic Corsican was compared to mythic heroes of antiquity like Achilles, and even today he remains the apotheosis of French glory, a value deeply embedded in the country?s history. From this angle, the Napoleonic era can be viewed as the final chapter in the battle of the Ancients and Moderns. In this... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
The Pledge of Allegiance: Poem of Patriotism is a story of some students who are struggling with the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance. Even though they say it everyday, they are not quite sure what they are saying. With the help of their teachers and parents, the children soon learn what the pledge means and what it symbolizes about freedom in America.... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00
Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic analysis and political commentary on France today. Adopting a comparative and interdisciplinary approach it examines the resilience of the notion of French exceptionalism and evaluates its relevance in a changing domestic and global context. 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...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99
The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended to give Athens the extra money and resources to crush the Spartans. New archaeological discoveries allow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95
Facing Postmodernity explains French cultural theory by grounding it in the politics of the issues facing France today such as: * the breaking of the city * racism * the crisis of culture * new citizenship. It discusses some of the major responses to postmodernity by contemporary French thinkers, both the very well known -Lyotard, Levinas, Derrida... more...