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

    University of Alabama Press 2003; US$ 32.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Three German Invasions of Franceby Douglas Fermer

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 17.25

    Tension and rivalry between France and Germany shaped the history of Western Europe in the century from 1860. Three times that hostility led to war and the invasion of France - in 1870, 1914 and 1940. The outcomes of the battles that followed reset the balance of power across the continent. Yet the German invasions tend to be viewed as separate events,... more...

  • Through France with Berzeliusby C. G. Bernhard

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    There are 165 years between J÷ns Jacob Berzelius' and Carl Gustaf Bernhard's excursions through the Massif Central in France. In spite of their circumstantial differences, the similarities between the two men of letters is striking. While Berzelius is renowned as one of the founders of modern chemistry and mineralogy, the bulk of Bernhard's achievement... more...

  • Transcultural Teensby Chantal Tetreault

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    Transcultural Teens provides readers with a window onto the cultural and linguistic creativity of the housing projects, or cit é s , that ring Paris, showing how young people of Algerian Arab origins play with language in fascinating ways that subvert commonly held notions of intercultural animosity. Provides solid, real-world evidence... more...

  • Wellington’s Men Rememberedby Janet Bromley; David Bromley

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 50.00

    Wellington’s Men Remembered is a reference work which has been compiled on behalf of the Association of Friends of the Waterloo Committee and contains over 3,000 memorials to soldiers who fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo between 1808 and 1815, together with 150 battlefield and regimental memorials in 24 countries worldwide.Over 1800... more...

  • African Immigrant Families in Another Franceby Loretta E. Bass

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Immigrant incorporation is a critical challenge for France and other European societies today. Black Africans migrants are racialized and endowed with an immigrant status, which carries low status and is durable into the second generation. This book elucidates the conflict and issues pertinent to social integration. more...

  • After the Delugeby Julian Bourg; Franšois Dosse

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 44.99

    Motivated by a desire to narrate and contextualize the deluge of 'French theory,' After the Deluege showcases recent work by today's brightest scholars of French intellectual history that historicizes key debates, figures, and turning points in the postwar era of French thought. more...

  • The Boulanger Affair Reconsideredby William D. Irvine

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 149.99

    Recent scholarship on the French Boulangist movement has focused on the combination of socialism and chauvinism behind it, but this study argues that it was royalist and conservative support that provided the crucial backing. more...

  • The British in Rural Franceby Michaela Carole Benson

    Manchester University Press 2011; US$ 95.00

    The British in rural France is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding post-migration lives that incorporates culturally-specific imaginings, lived experiences, individual life histories, and personal circumstances.... more...