Antiquities. Social life and customs. Ethnography

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In 2004, the French government instituted a ban on the wearing of "conspicuous signs" of religious...

Becoming Roman

The Origins of Provincial Civilization in Gaul


Studies the 'Romanization' of Rome's Gallic provinces in the late Republic and early empire.

The Burden of Responsibility

Blum, Camus, Aron, and the French Twentieth Century


Using the lives of the three outstanding French intellectuals of the twentieth century, renowned...

The End of the French Exception?

Decline and Revival of the 'French Model'


Analyzes the notion of the French exception and the ways in which it has informed both academic...

Algeria in France

Transpolitics, Race, and Nation


Algerian migration to France began at the end of the 19th century, but in recent...


This 1999 book is an ambitious reinterpretation of a crucial aspect of eighteenth-century thought,...

Nationalism, Positivism and Catholicism

The Politics of Charles Maurras and French Catholics 1890–1914


This study of Maurrassian ideology and Catholic reactions to it explores a wide range of themes.

Transcultural Teens

Performing Youth Identities in French Cités

Wiley (2015)

Transcultural Teens provides readers with a window onto the cultural and linguistic creativity of...


An essential introduction to the major political problems, debates and conflicts which are central...

Empire and Culture

The French Experience, 1830-1940


By 1931, the time of the huge Colonial Exhibition in Paris, France had the second largest empire in...