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

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 61.66

    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...

  • Napoleon the Littleby Victor Hugo

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99

    This pointedly satirical assessment of the governing skills of Napoleon set into motion a series of international scandals upon its initial publication in 1852. Author Victor Hugo had been living and working in Belgium when Napoleon the Little was published, but at the urging of King Leopold, the Belgian ruler, he left that country and took up residence... more...

  • Massacreby John Merriman

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99

    The Paris Commune lasted for only 64 days in 1871, but during that short time it gave rise to some of the grandest political dreams of the nineteenth century?before culminating in horrific violence. Following the disastrous French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War, hungry and politically disenchanted Parisians took up arms against their government... more...

  • Regeneration through Empireby Margaret Cook Andersen

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    Following France?s defeat in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870?71, French patriots feared that their country was in danger of becoming a second-rate power in Europe. Decreasing birth rates had largely slowed French population growth, and the country?s population was not keeping pace with that of its European neighbors. To regain its standing in the... more...

  • Hexagonal Variationsby Jo McCormack

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 94.00

    Hexagonal Variations provides an essential overview of key debates about contemporary French society and culture. Concise, challenging and comprehensive, its chapters each address the processes of change and redefinition that characterise France today. Contributors analyse and situate cinematic, literary, online and visual texts, mediatic, political... more...

  • The Franco-Prussian Warby Michael Howard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The Franco-Prussian war remains one of the most dramatic conflicts in nineteenth century European history. Now reissued with a new introduction by the author, this book is acknowledged as the definitive history of the conflict. more...

  • Konservative Revolution in Frankreich?by Hans-W. Eckert

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2000; US$ 56.00

    Die Konservative Revolution, Sammelbegriff für die antidemokratische intellektuelle Rechte in der Weimarer Republik, wird vielfach als Teil eines deutschen Sonderweges begriffen. Eckert geht der Frage nach, inwieweit sich der Begriff der Konservativen Revolution auch auf Frankreich anwenden läßt. Ausgangspunkt sind dabei generationsspezifische Erfahrungen... more...

  • Die Epoche der Aufklärungby Annette Meyer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 419.00

    - Frühe Neuzeit vom Ende des Dreißigjährigen Krieges bis zur Französischen Revolution - Aufklärung - abgeschlossene Epoche oder offenes politisches Projekt? - Erweiterung des Horizonts und Erfahrung der Welt: Bewusstseinswandel am Beginn der Moderne - Entstehung der Wissensgesellschaft - Veränderungen der historisch-politischen Konstellation: Staatensysteme,... more...

  • France Since 1815, Second Editionby Martin Evans; Emmanuel Godin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Part of the Modern History for Modern Languages Series France since 1815 provides an accessible overview of the major socio-political changes in France during this period. Designed for area studies students studying French, it presents the historical context necessary for language students to understand the complexities of contemporary... more...

  • Partenaires de raison?by Carine Germond

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 70.00

    The decade of the 1960s was a crucial period in Franco-German relations. Although the Élysée Treaty of 1963 formalized cooperation between the two countries, fundamental disagreements remained on a range of political interests. Drawing upon French and German archival sources, Carine Germond analyzes the influences of this relationship within the development... more...