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  • France 1870-1914by Robert Gildea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99

    The period 1870 - 1914 in France saw the consolidation of republican government and the recovery of national self-confidence. Though political crises such as the Dreyfus Affair threatened to tear it apart, the Republic established firm parliamentary rule, built up an Empire and an army which was to see it through the Great War. The new edition of this... more...

  • Dreyfus Affair in French Society and Politics, Theby Eric Cahm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The Dreyfus affair remains one of the most famous miscarriages of justice in modern times. Eric Cahm's study does justice to the human drama, whilst also throwing light on the wider society and politics of the Third Republic in the traumatic years after the Franco-Prussian War. This wide-ranging survey - the only short modern account in English anchors... more...

  • France 1814 - 1914by Robert Tombs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Here is an incomparably rich portrait of France in the years when the disparate elements that made up the fragmented kingdom of the ancien regime were forged into the modern nation. The survey begins with an exploration of national obsessions and attitudes. It considers the tendency to revolution and war, the preoccupation with the idea of a New Order... more...

  • Napoleonic Friendshipby Brian Joseph Martin

    University of New Hampshire Press 2011; US$ 37.99

    The first book-length study of the origin of queer soldiers in modern France more...

  • Europa zwischen Fiktion und Realpolitik/L'Europe - fictions et réalités politiquesby Roland Marti; Henri Vogt

    transcript 2014; US$ 30.91

    Europa ist in den vergangenen Jahren zu einem dominierenden Thema geworden. Verantwortlich dafür ist vor allem der Prozess der europäischen Einigung, der zunächst wirtschaftlich, zunehmend aber auch politisch gesehen wurde. Ein kulturell fundiertes Europa-Verständnis hingegen wird zwar rhetorisch immer wieder ins Spiel gebracht, bleibt aber eigenartig... more...

  • Vorgeschichte und Gründung des Ausschusses zur Vorbereitung einer deutschen Volksfrontby Ursula Langkau-Alex

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00

    Ausgehend von den Konstellationen in der Reichspräsidenten-Wahlkampagne 1932 wird die Entwicklung strategischer und taktischer Überlegungen in der Emigration unter der Frage: "Was setzen wir dem deutschen Faschismus entgegen?" untersucht. Die Asylpolitik in West- und Mitteleuropa, die Politik der Komintern und die Haltung der Sozialistischen... more...

  • After the Delugeby Julian Bourg; François Dosse

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 44.99

    These essays will challenge preconceptions and offer new vantage points from which to assess contemporary French thought. Recommended..... more...

  • The Burden of Responsibilityby Tony Judt

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 17.50

    Using the lives of the three outstanding French intellectuals of the twentieth century, renowned historian Tony Judt offers a unique look at how intellectuals can ignore political pressures and demonstrate a heroic commitment to personal integrity and moral responsibility unfettered by the difficult political exigencies of their time. Through the... more...

  • Algeria in Franceby Paul A. Silverstein

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 20.35

    Algerian migration to France began at the end of the 19th century, but in recent years France's Algerian community has been the focus of a shifting public debate encompassing issues of unemployment, multiculturalism, Islam, and terrorism. In this finely crafted historical and anthropological study, Paul... more...

  • Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams; Raymond Carney

    Penguin Publishing Group 1986; US$ 18.00

    Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal jouney but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and... more...