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  • Classes, Estates and Order in Early-Modern Brittanyby James B. Collins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    Uses the Breton experience to address two fundamental historiographical issues: the meaning of absolutism and the nature of early-modern French society. more...

  • Paris Under Waterby Jeffrey H. Jackson

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 22.99

    In the winter of 1910, the river that brought life to Paris quickly became a force of destruction. Torrential rainfall saturated the soil, and faulty engineering created a perfect storm of conditions that soon drowned Parisian streets, homes, businesses, and museums. The city seemed to have lost its battle with the elements. Given the Parisians'... more...

  • Dawn of the Belle Epoqueby Mary McAuliffe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 18.99

    Paris in 1871 was a shambles following military defeat, siege, and a bloody uprising, and the question loomed, could this extraordinary city even survive? By 1900, the Belle Epoque was in full flower, but the decades between were marked by tension and conflict, as the new challenged the old in everything from politics to art, literature, music, science,... more...

  • Two Towns in Provenceby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    This memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence is, as the author tells us, "my picture, my map, of a place and therefore of myself...just as much of its reality is based on my own shadows, my inventions." A vibrant and perceptive profile of the kinship between a person and a place. A Considerable Town M.F.K. Fisher scans the centuries... more...

  • True Pleasuresby Lucinda Holdforth

    D&M Publishers 2009; US$ 16.95

    At a turning point in her life, Lucinda Holdforth journeys to Paris and takes a very personal tour through the lives, loves, and losses of its most celebrated women. From Colette to Nancy Mitford, Marie Antoinette to Coco Chanel, Napoleon’s Josephine to Edith Wharton, all were rule-breakers and style-setters. Utterly diverse, they shared one... more...

  • Ladder of Shadowsby Gustaf Sobin

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 50.00 US$ 40.00

    Bits of late Roman coinage, the mutilated torso of a marble Venus, blue debris from an early medieval glassworks, and the powder rasped from the reputed tomb of Mary Magdalene?these tantalizing mementos of human history found scattered throughout the landscape of southeastern France are the points of departure for Gustaf Sobin's lyrical narrative.... more...

  • Provenceby Martin Garrett

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 14.49

    Celebrated by writers from Petrarch to Peter Mayle, Provence's rugged mountains, wild maquis and lavender-filled meadows are world-famous. Historic cities like Arles, Avignon and Aix contain Roman amphitheatres, papal palaces and royal residences, while market towns and picturesque villages maintain age-old traditions of wine producing and agriculture.... more...

  • Settlement and Social Organizationby Guy Halsall

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    An historical and archaeological examination of social organisation in the Merovingian region of Metz. more...

  • Greetings from Parisby Editors of Thunder Bay Press

    Thunder Bay Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Paris is one of the most thrilling cities in the world. From the Eiffel Tower, presiding majestically over the city, to the Mona Lisa, smiling her mysterious smile at the Louvre, the delights of Paris are known throughout the world. Once you?ve seen them, you?ll never forget them whether it?s in person or in Greetings from Paris ! From its history... more...

  • Travelers' Tales Parisby James O'Reilly; Sean O'Reilly; Larry Habegger

    Travelers' Tales 2011; US$ 18.99

    Paris is one city that everyone should endeavor to know over the course of a lifetime, and not just in one or two visits. The City of Light has bestowed on millions the gift of the incandescent present, an image or experience into which all life is condensed and reflected upon for years to come. Travelers' Tales Paris captures the romance of the world's... more...