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  • The Progressive Poetics of Confusion in the French Enlightenmentby John C. O'Neal

    University of Delaware 2011; US$ 74.99

    Drawing largely on the etymological meaning of the word 'confusion' as the action of mixing or blending, John C. O'Neal traces the development of a progressive poetics of confusion in the French Enlightenment. This project, he claims, aimed to reject dogmatic thinking in all of its forms and to recognize the need to embrace complexity. Eighteenth-century... more...

  • The Homeowner's Guide To Living In Franceby Richard Whiting

    How To Books 2005; US$ 17.00

    Gives a background to France with chapters on France's natural beauty, French family life, the economy, politics and future developments, and how to buy a property. This book covers social topics such as day-to-day life (health, shopping), leisure activities, holidays, culture, education, employment, eating out, business dealings and bureaucracy. more...

  • Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparteby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon was written by Karl Marx between December 1851 and March 1852, and originally published in 1852 in Die Revolution, a German-language monthly magazine published in New York and established by Joseph Weydemeyer.... more...

  • Red Virginby Louise Michel; Bullitt Lowry; Elizabeth Gunter; Elizabeth Gunter; Bullitt Lowry

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    Louise Michel was born illegitimate in 1830 and became a schoolmistress in Paris. She was involved in radical activities during the twilight of France’s Second Empire, and during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the siege of Paris. She was a leading member of the revolutionary groups controlling Montmarte. Michel emerged as one of the leaders... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Franceby Gino Raymond

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.99

    Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on kings, politicians, authors, architects, composers, artists, and philosophers, a thorough history of France is presented. more...

  • French Muslimsby Sharif Gemie

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 85.00

    Provides a critical perspective on Muslim politics and experiences in contemporary France. Drawing from the work of four Muslim thinkers and activists, this title examines issues such as the veil, integration, the role of the school, the traditions of the French republic, and the legacy of the French empire. more...

  • Nationalism, Positivism and Catholicismby Michael Sutton

    Cambridge University Press 1982; US$ 53.00

    This study of Maurrassian ideology and Catholic reactions to it explores a wide range of themes. more...

  • Hummingbirds Don't Fly In The Rainby Kimberly Klein

    PMA Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    On December 23, 2007, the plane carrying author Kim Klein?s only child, Talia, her ex-husband, and her daughter?s best friend crashed into the side of a volcano in Panama. Hummingbirds Don?t Fly in the Rain chronicles the seven-day, suspense-filled journey that begins the moment Klein receives the phone call announcing her daughter?s plane is missing.... more...

  • From the Camargue to the Alpsby Bernard Levin

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    With passion and wit, Bernard Levin describes his travels on foot through the beautiful countryside of south-eastern France. He follows in the mighty footsteps of the great Carthaginian enemy of Rome, Hannibal, who made the expedition with an army and elephants nearly two millennia before.From the Camargue via the Rhône Valley, across the Alps... more...

  • The Origins of the French Nationalist Movement, 1886–1914by Robert Lynn Fuller

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    This narrative history explores the emergence of one of the most influential Nationalist movements of modern Europe. It explains how and why the movement united the far right with the far left in a militant campaign to wrest control of France from the moderate republicans who were attempting to stabilize the country after a century of political volatility.... more...