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  • France and Fascismby Brian Jenkins; Chris Millington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    France and Fascism: February 1934 and the Dynamics of Political Crisis is the first English-language book to examine the most significant political event in interwar France: the Paris riots of February 1934. On 6 February 1934, thousands of fascist rioters almost succeeded in bringing down the French democratic regime. The violence prompted the... more...

  • General Maxime Weygand, 1867-1965by Anthony Clayton

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    The career of the French general Maxime Weygand offers a fascinating glimpse into the perils and politics of military leadership and loyalty in the interwar years and after France?s defeat in 1940. Of obscure birth, Weygand had an outstanding career during WWI as chief of staff for Marshal Foch and served France after the war in Poland and Syria before... more...

  • Erfüllte Hoffnungby Lucie Filipová

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 60.15

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Lucie Filipová ist Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Sozialwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Karls-Universität Prag.   Reihe Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz - Band 237 more...

  • Dynamics of Desacralizationby Paola Partenza

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 25.17

    Biographische Informationen Paola Partenza teaches English Literature at the University of Pescara-Chieti (Italy).   Reihe Passages ? Transitions ? Intersections - Band 001 more...

  • Verdict on Vichyby Michael Curtis

    Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    This masterful book is the first comprehensive reappraisal of the Vichy France regime for over 20 years. France was occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940 and 1944, and the exact nature of France's role in the Vichy years is only now beginning to come to light. One of the main reasons that the Vichy history is difficult to tell is that some of France's... more...

  • The French Historical Revolutionby Peter Burke

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.50

    Peter Burke is Professor Emeritus of Cultural History at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. more...

  • France After 2012by Gabriel Goodliffe; Riccardo Brizzi

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00

    In May 2012, French voters rejected the liberalizing policies of Nicolas Sarkozy and elected his opponent, the Socialist Francois Hollande, president. In June 2012, the incumbent president's center-right UMP party was swept out of government in the ensuing parliamentary elections, giving way to a new center-left majority in the National Assembly.... more...

  • Voices from the Dark Yearsby Douglas Boyd

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    What was life really like in German-occupied France during the Second World War? Douglas Boyd paints the clearest picture yet, using hitherto unpublished first-person accounts of ordinary men and women who lived through this extraordinary and dangerous time, when a few made fortunes, but most went cold and hungry. Less than 1 per cent of the French... more...

  • The Negro in Franceby Shelby T. McCloy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This historical study examines the black experience in Metropolitan France from the 1600s to 1960. Shelby T. McCloy explores the literary and cultural contributions of people of color to French society -- from Alexandre Dumas to Rene Maran -- and charts their political ascension. more...

  • Die Polonisierung der Stadt Posen nach 1918 und 1945by Anna Moskal

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 58.74

    Die Lokalgeschichte der Stadt Posen/Poznan wurde wesentlich von den konkurrierenden Nationalismen des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts geprägt: Sowohl Polen als auch Deutsche erhoben Anspruch auf die Stadt, die mehrfach ihre staatliche Zugehörigkeit wechselte. Gegenstand von Anna Moskals Untersuchung sind Polonisierungsprozesse in Posen während der Zwischenkriegszeit... more...