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Charlemagne: The Formation of a European Identity

Charlemagne

The Formation of a European Identity

Cambridge University Press (2008)
£20.50

This book is a major re-examination of Charlemagne the ruler and his reputation.

Adventure Guide to Provence & the Cote d'Azur
Hunter Publishing (2005)
£9.52

Here is the most detailed and informative guide to this fascinating region, from the Côte d’Azur and...

Paris, Capital of Modernity
Taylor and Francis (2003)
£38.99

Collecting David Harvey's finest work on Paris during the second empire, Paris, Capital of...

The Gallic War: Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius

The Gallic War

Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius

OUP Oxford (1998)
£8.09

The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is...

The Making of Revolutionary Paris
University of California Press (2002)
£24.82

The sights, sounds, and smells of life on the streets and in the houses of eighteenth-century Paris...

Kingship and Politics in the Late Ninth Century: Charles the Fat and the End of the Carolingian Empire

Kingship and Politics in the Late Ninth Century

Charles the Fat and the End of the Carolingian Empire

Cambridge University Press (2003)
£32.50

The collapse of the pan-European Carolingian empire in 888 under its ruler Charles the Fat.

Paris Dreams, Paris Memories: The City and Its Mystique

Paris Dreams, Paris Memories

The City and Its Mystique

Stanford University Press (2011)
£21.50

A clear-eyed exploration of the world's most glamorous city as a historical composite of several...

Walking Tour Paris: Sketches of the city's architectural treasures

Walking Tour Paris

Sketches of the city's architectural treasures

Marshall Cavendish (2011)
£12.19

Paris is a city renowned for its history, beauty and romance. Beloved of artists, writers and...

A Piano In The Pyrenees: The Ups and Downs of an Englishman in the French Mountains

A Piano In The Pyrenees

The Ups and Downs of an Englishman in the French Mountains

Ebury Publishing (2009)
£3.49

'If you had to pick two things you wanted - if you had to - what would you pick?' I hesitated....

Adventure Guide to Paris & the Ile de France
Hunter Publishing (2004)
£4.75

Provides information on the neighborhoods of Paris, sights, museums, shopping, entertainment,...