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  • Organizing for Warby Rachel Chrastil

    LSU Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    By the end of the Franco-Prussian War (1870--71), Germany occupied one third of French territory, thousands of Alsatians and Lorrainers had flooded into France, and 140,000 French soldiers had died. France's crushing defeat in the most significant European armed conflict between the Napoleonic wars and World War I cast long shadows over military garrisons,... more...

  • The Radical Bourgeoisieby Katherine Auspitz

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00

    A reassessment of the role of French Radicals as thinkers and politicians. more...

  • The End of the French Exception?by Professor Tony Chafer; Emmanuel Godin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 115.00

    Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic analysis and political commentary on France today. Adopting a comparative and interdisciplinary approach it examines the resilience of the notion of French exceptionalism and evaluates its relevance in a changing domestic and global context. more...

  • De France en Nouvelle-Franceby Hubert Watelet

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 1994; US$ 14.99

    Spécialiste des élites politiques de la Nouvelle-France, et de leurs origines familiales et sociales, le professeur Jean-Claude Dubé, de l?Université d?Ottawa, s?est fait connaître par l?originalité de ses travaux et son double intérêt pour la France de l?Ancien Régime et la colonie. Conçu dans un perspective large qui est celle de Jean-Claude Dubé... more...

  • Hexagonal Variationsby Murray Pratt; Alistair Rolls

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 66.00

    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...

  • Keeping Afloatby John Liley

    Loose Chippings 2011; US$ 13.11

    Keeping Afloat is a light-hearted tale of John Liley's exploits on the canals of France. John was working for a boating magazine when he was overcome with a dream of owning and operating a hotel-barge in France. Now, thirty years on, he tells of his often hilarious misadventures in the early days of setting up a business that would keep afloat. Characters... more...

  • Heines Liebeslebenby Max Kaufmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 9.36

    Hauptbeschreibung "Der Liebe für schöne Frauen war mein Leben gewidmet." (Heinrich Heine, Memoiren) Eine hohle Phrase eines romantischen Dichters? Mitnichten! Welch hohen Stellenwert die Liebe in Heines Leben hatte, zeigt ein akzentuierter Blick auf dessen lyrisches Gesamtwerk. Ob eine romantische Kurzbekanntschaft oder jahrelange Liaison, platonische... more...

  • El Juramento de Lealtad (The Pledge of Allegiance )by Stephanie Macceca

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99

    The Pledge of Allegiance: Poem of Patriotism is a story of some students who are struggling with the meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance. Even though they say it everyday, they are not quite sure what they are saying. With the help of their teachers and parents, the children soon learn what the pledge means and what it symbolizes about freedom in America.... more...

  • The Harkisby Vincent Crapanzano

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 43.00

    In this haunting chronicle of betrayal and abandonment, ostracism and exile, racism and humiliation, Vincent Crapanzano examines the story of the Harkis, the quarter of a million Algerian auxiliary troops who fought for the French in Algeria?s war of independence. After tens of thousands of Harkis were massacred by other Algerians at the end of the... 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...