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French Social Theory

This accomplished book provides a peerless account of the French tradition. It provides an overview...

The Practice of Everyday Life
University of California Press (2011)

In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes...

Can Islam Be French?: Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State

Can Islam Be French?

Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State

Princeton University Press (2009)

Can Islam Be French? is an anthropological examination of how Muslims are responding to the...

Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict
Princeton University Press (2014)

This book traces the global, national, and local origins of the conflict between Muslims and Jews in...

The French Experience from Republic to Monarchy, 1792-1824: New Dawns in Politics, Knowledge and Culture
Palgrave Macmillan (2000)

Fourteen wide-ranging chapters by distinguished international scholars treat key aspects of the...

Intellectuals and Politics in Post-War France
Palgrave Macmillan (2001)

What did French intellectuals have to say about Gaullism, the Cold War colonialism, the women's...

The Cultural and Intellectual Rebuilding of France after the Second World War
Palgrave Macmillan (2004)

This book reveals how France reinvented itself in the aftermath of World War Two. After foreign...

France and the Grand Tour
Palgrave Macmillan (2003)

In this innovative study of the Grand Tour, Black relies on archival sources to provide an...

African Immigrant Families in Another France
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

Immigrant incorporation is a critical challenge for France and other European societies today. Black...

Government through Culture and the Contemporary French Right
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

Culture, understood broadly, lay at the heart of contrasting right-wing strategies for government in...