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- Windgather Press 2013; US$ 38.00
Cipières, in the Alpes-Maritimes, is a French upland landscape rich in archaeology and distinctive in its topography. Cipières: Community and Landscape in the Alpes-Maritimes is a unique exploration which brings together a wealth of documentary sources retained in the village with material evidence in the landscape to produce an interdisciplinary... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00 US$ 48.23
Most historical scholarship concerned with the Fronde has investigated the Parlement of Paris. By focusing on the different experience of high court judges in Aix-en-Provence, Sharon Kettering illuminates the causes of resistance to royal authority and offers a new understanding of the role of provincial officials in seventeenth-century revolts. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
First published in English in 1971, The Ile-de-France presents the reader with a study of the countryside around Paris through the eyes of Marc Bloch, a man with his own view of history. It looks at the area?s origins, extent, geographical features, archaeology, and past local histories. The book extends beyond the region of Paris itself and offers... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2008; US$ 15.99
Hot Sun, Cool Shadow is the story of one couple's discovery of the Languedoc--a region of France near the Mediterranean coast and the Pyrennes--and their quest for a new home where they could have a simpler life and where they could "live to eat." more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 134.99
This first complete reprint of Boswell's book on Corsica since the eighteenth century contains both parts of the original text, comprehensive annotation, textual apparatus, and a critical introduction. These contextualize the Corsican issue, underline its significance as a forerunner of the American and French revolutions, and reveal fresh aspects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Written by an acknowledged authority on this period and region, this is the first full-length book published in English on a Roman-Gallic town. Drawing from the extensive excavation that he has carried out on the site for many years, Simon Esmonde-Cleary presents this historical and archaeological survey of the important Roman and medieval site of... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
With over three million copies in print, CultureShock! is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides covering countless destinations around the world. The series is especially intended for travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting and who might even consider residing there. more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 32.99
No city has attracted so much literary talent, launched so many illustrious careers, or produced such a wealth of enduring literature as Paris. From the 15th century through the 20th, poets, novelists, and playwrights, famed for both their work and their lives, were shaped by this enchanting locale. From natives such as Molière, Genet, and Anaïs Nin,... more...