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- 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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
?Andersen convincingly demonstrates the integral ways in which pronatalism influenced France?s colonial strategizing, and, correspondingly, how the demographics of empire influenced pronatalist plans. Original, fascinating, and well-written.??Carolyn Eichner, associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and author of Surmounting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00
Documenting an audacious Franco-German movement for moral disarmament, instigated in 1921 by war veteran and French Catholic politician Marc Sangnier, in this transnational study Gearˇid Barry examines the European resonance of Sangnier's Peace Congresses and their political and religious ecumenism within France in the era of two World Wars. more...
- Helion & Company 2011; US$ 25.00
In the first part of this comprehensive all-new two-volume military history of the Franco-Prussian War, Quintin Barry presents a detailed account of the war against the French Imperial Army waged by the armies of the German Confederation, directed by that supreme military mind, Helmuth von Moltke. The author places Moltke and his strategic planning... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 14.99
Enraptured with her own beauty, enraged by societys constraints upon women and determined to achieve fame and success at any price, Marie Bashkirtseff became one of the greatest artists of her century and she wrote a vivid portrait of a freethinking woman born decades before her time. In 1873, as a beautiful 14-year-old girl of Russian nobilitytransplanted... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 4.99
Fonthill Press is pleased to present the definitive edition of I AM THE MOST INTERESTING BOOK OF ALL, Volume I of The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. Beautifully and meticulously translated by Katherine Kernberger, this lavishly illustrated and fully annotated edition encompasses entries from 1873 to 1876, seminal and tumultuous years in Maries... more...
- Fonthill Press LLC 2013; US$ 4.99
Fonthill Press is pleased to present the definitive edition of LUST FOR GLORY, Volume II of The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. This stunning literary and artistic testament encompasses 18761884, the years of Maries awakening, of her ceaseless studio work and artistic development, and her rages against fleeting time and looming death. From... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00
In this innovative study of the Grand Tour, Black relies on archival sources to provide an exploration of the real tourist experience rather than, as for the majority of studies of the Grand Tour, an account that is essentially based on travel literature. While sensitive to wider cultural dimensions, the author demonstrates his interest in the experience... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 27.27
Kaiser Karl V. hat ihn als Retter des Reiches gepriesen ? Georg Truchsess Freiherr zu Waldburg. Als Oberster Feldhauptmann eines FŘrstenheeres hat er den gr÷▀ten Aufstand niedergeworfen, den Europa vor der Franz÷sischen Revolution erlebt hat. Peter Blickle entwirft in seiner fulminanten Geschichte des Bauernj÷rg ein dramatisches Panorama des Bauernkriegs.Erstmals... more...