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- Short Books 2012; US$ 13.11
Paris is a pedestrian's city - each block a revelation, every neighbourhood a new feast for the senses, a place rich with history and romance at every turn. In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and Paris resident John Baxter sets off on the trail of Paris's legendary artists and writers. Along the way, he tells the city's story, introducing... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00
This volume highlights the heretofore largely neglected Battle of Vouillé in 507 CE, when the Frankish King Clovis defeated Alaric II, the King of the Visigoths. Clovis? victory proved a crucial step in the expulsion of the Visigoths from Francia into Spain, thereby leaving Gaul largely to the Franks. It was arguably in the wake of Vouillé... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 6.99
Nice is the queen of the Côte d'Azur. Founded by the Greeks some time after the sixth century BC, it has borne the tread of Roman legionnaires and Italy-bound Englishmen on the Grand Tour as well as Lost Generation literati from Hemingway to Fitzgerald. Since the late nineteenth century it has been known as a 'pleasure capital', and now tourism is... more...
- Liberties Press 2013; US$ 10.19
It was when she realised she was spending twelve hours a week and five thousand euro a year commuting to work that Liz Ryan began to question how great life in boom-time Ireland really was - and reached a decision the day an enraged biker hurled a helmet at her windscreen. So she quit her job, sold her house and moved to a remote hamlet in coastal... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
A preeminent writer on Paris, John Baxter brilliantly brings to life one of the most dramatic and fascinating periods in the city?s history. From 1914 through 1918 the terrifying sounds of World War I could be heard from inside the French capital. For four years, Paris lived under constant threat of destruction. And yet in its darkest hour, the City... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of France. Separated into sections such as its geography, its people, famous French figures and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting France, working on a geography project or just want to know more about this... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you will find more than one hundred facts about Paris. What are the top landmarks, museums and galleries to visit? What is the history of the Eiffel Tower? Separated into sections covering these topics and more (such as its history, its culture and recommendations for some of the city's best restaurants), you will learn some... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
Among the many German immigrants to the United States over the years, one group is unusual: former prisoners of war who had spent between one and three years on American soil and who returned voluntarily as immigrants after the war. Drawing on archival sources and in-depth interviews with 35 former prisoners who immigrated, the book outlines the conditions... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 112.00
Geschichtsschreibung - verstanden als der ordnende, beschreibende, erklärende und deutende Bericht über vergangenes Geschehen - eröffnet Zusammenhänge zwischen Zeit und Geschichte, die weit über die bloße Datierung historischer Ereignisse hinausreichen. Zentrales Anliegen des Autors ist es, die allgemeinen Züge der Geschichtszeit in diesen Weltchroniken... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book provides a thorough, area by area companion to the region's wealth of monuments, excavations and artefacts, from Paris and Boulogne-sur-Mer to Strasbourg and Lyon. Over ninety sites are treated in detail, including major attractions such as the parc archéologique in Lyon and the amphitheatre at Autun, numerous local museums and secluded rural... more...