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  • Konservative Revolution in Frankreich?by Hans-W. Eckert

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 63.00

    Die Konservative Revolution, Sammelbegriff für die antidemokratische intellektuelle Rechte in der Weimarer Republik, wird vielfach als Teil eines deutschen Sonderweges begriffen. Eckert geht der Frage nach, inwieweit sich der Begriff der Konservativen Revolution auch auf Frankreich anwenden läßt. Ausgangspunkt sind dabei generationsspezifische Erfahrungen... more...

  • Europa und sein Ostenby Wlodzimierz Borodziej; Joachim von Puttkamer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 56.00

    Der Auftakt-Band der Reihe „Europas Osten im 20. Jahrhundert“ versammelt die Beiträge der gleichnamigen Tagung, mit der das Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena im Sommer 2011 seine Tätigkeit aufgenommen hat. Er diskutiert historische, politische, filmische und museale Zugänge zu den Erfahrungen des östlichen Europas im 20. Jahrhundert und fragt danach, welche... more...

  • French Civilization and Its Discontentsby Tyler Stovall; Van Den Georges Abbeele

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 40.50

    French Civilization and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race explores the ways in which considerations of difference, especially colonialism, post-colonialism, and race, have shaped French culture and French studies in the modern era. Rejecting traditional assimilationist notions of French national identity, contributors to this groundbreaking... more...

  • The Civilizing Mission in the Metropoleby Amelia H. Lyons

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    This book offers a critical reassessment of the histories of colonialism, immigration, gender, the Algerian War, and the welfare state, by examining a network of services targeting Algerian migrants that brought together two of France's long-standing social engineering projects—the civilizing mission and the welfare state. more...

  • I Am the Most Interesting Book of All, Volume Iby Marie Bashkirtseff; Katherine Kernberger; Vincent Nicolosi

    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 Marie’s... more...

  • Lust for Glory, Volume IIby Marie Bashkirtseff; Katherine Kernberger; Vincent Nicolosi

    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 1876—1884, the years of Marie’s awakening, of her ceaseless studio work and artistic development, and her rages against fleeting time and looming death. From... more...

  • Constructing Muslims in Franceby Jennifer Fredette

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    The standing of French Muslims is undercut by a predominant and persistent elite public discourse that frames Muslims as failed and incomplete French citizens. This situation fosters the very separations, exclusions, and hierarchies it claims to deplore as Muslims face discrimination in education, housing, and employment.    In Constructing... more...

  • Practice of Everyday Lifeby Michel De Certeau; Luce Giard; Pierre Mayol

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    To remain unconsumed by consumer society—this was the goal, pursued through a world of subtle and practical means, that beckoned throughout the first volume of The Practice of Everyday Life. The second volume of the work delves even deeper than did the first into the subtle tactics of resistance and private practices that make living a subversive... more...

  • The Great Cat Massacre - A History of Britain in 100 Mistakesby Gareth Rubin

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 5.99

    In 1914 a train pulled into a provincial British railway station. The porter, a curious chap, asked the regiment of soldiers where they were from. 'Ross-shire,' one called down, but the porter heard 'Russia'. And so began a rumour that led to Germany losing the First World War.Often the history we learn at school is only half the story. We hear of... more...

  • Wellington’s Men Rememberedby Janet Bromley; David Bromley

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 50.00

    Wellington’s Men Remembered is a reference work which has been compiled on behalf of the Association of Friends of the Waterloo Committee and contains over 3,000 memorials to soldiers who fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo between 1808 and 1815, together with 150 battlefield and regimental memorials in 24 countries worldwide.Over 1800... more...