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  • Calais: An English Town in France, 1347-1558by Susan Rose

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    The first comprehensive history of Calais under English rule, casting new light on the development of its vigorous political and commercial society. more...

  • The Ceremonial Cityby Robert A. Schneider

    Princeton University Press 1996; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    From public executions to religious processions to political festivities, Toulouse's ceremonial life was remarkably rich in the decades prior to the French Revolution. In an engaging portrait that conveys this provincial city in all its splendor and misery, Robert Schneider explores how Toulouse's civic and community life was represented in the stagings... more...

  • Families, friends, and alliesby H. Tanner

    BRILL 2004; US$ 204.00

    Tanner (history, Ohio State U.) offers a new model of the development of medieval government from the later ninth century in northern France, drawing on a cluster of insights developed by social historians and historians that she calls the anthropological school, because it draws on anthropological models in order to discuss political and social co more...

  • A Fool And His Moneyby Ann Wroe

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.68

    Few books have captured the atmosphere of daily medieval life as well or as movingly as A Fool and His Money. Rodez, in southern France, was divided for centuries by a feud between two masters. This partitioned town thus acquired two distinct cultures. The story focuses on the strange case of Peyre Marques, a merchant who forgets where he has buried... more...

  • High Season In Niceby Robert Kanigel

    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...

  • The Holy Placeby Henry Lincoln

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 2.99

    From the coauthor of Holy Blood, Holy Grail a basis for The Da Vinci Code comes a deeper exploration of the secrets of Rennes-le-Château. In 1982, Henry Lincoln, along with colleagues Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, published Holy Blood, Holy Grail , which became an immediate international bestseller. It investigated Rennes-le-Château, a small... more...

  • Houseboat on the Seineby William Wharton

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 17.96

    The title brings to mind a luxury vessel on the most glamorous river in the world, but readers expecting to learn about the high life in France will be in for a surprise. In this charming memoir, painter and novelist Wharton (Birdy) instead gives us literally the nuts and bolts of building a houseboat, along with generous dollops of humor and local... more...

  • Ideologies and Institutions in Urban Franceby R. D. Grillo

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This book presents a detailed account of relations between the indigenous French population and immigrant workers and their families of non-French origin. more...

  • Judicial Politics and Urban Revolt in Seventeenth-Century Franceby Sharon Kettering

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00 US$ 42.40

    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...

  • Montpellier Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...