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  • Francophone Postcolonial Studiesby Charles Forsdick; David Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.66

    This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies.... more...

  • France and the Grand Tourby Jeremy Black

    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...

  • The Americanization of Franceby Barnett Singer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 79.50

    This engaging, knowledgeable book traces the American path France has followed since resolving its searing Algerian conflict in 1962. Barnett Singer convincingly demolishes two pervasive clichés about modern France: first, that the country has never been fit to fight wars, including wars on terror; and second, that the French have always been and... more...

  • After the Delugeby Julian Bourg; François Dosse

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 49.00

    Motivated by a desire to narrate and contextualize the deluge of 'French theory,' After the Deluege showcases recent work by today's brightest scholars of French intellectual history that historicizes key debates, figures, and turning points in the postwar era of French thought. more...

  • Vorgeschichte und Gründung des Ausschusses zur Vorbereitung einer deutschen Volksfrontby De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 154.00

    Ausgehend von den Konstellationen in der Reichspräsidenten-Wahlkampagne 1932 wird die Entwicklung strategischer und taktischer Überlegungen in der Emigration unter der Frage: "Was setzen wir dem deutschen Faschismus entgegen?" untersucht. Die Asylpolitik in West- und Mitteleuropa, die Politik der Komintern und die Haltung der Sozialistischen... more...

  • Empire and Cultureby Martin Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00

    By 1931, the time of the huge Colonial Exhibition in Paris, France had the second largest empire in the world extending to the four corners of the globe. Yet, intriguingly the multi-various impact of the empire upon French culture and society has been largely ignored by historians. This volume aims to redress this balance and will explore how the idea... more...

  • We'll Always Have Parisby Harvey Levenstein

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    For much of the twentieth century, Americans had a love/hate relationship with France. While many admired its beauty, culture, refinement, and famed joie de vivre , others thought of it as a dilapidated country populated by foul-smelling, mean-spirited anti-Americans driven by a keen desire to part tourists from their money. We'll Always Have Paris... more...

  • Colonial Migrants and Racismby Neil MacMaster

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 45.00

    The first comprehensive study in English of the earliest and largest 'Third-World' migration into pre-war Europe. Full attention is given to the relationship between the society of emigration, undermined by colonialism, and processes of ethnic organisation in the metropolitan context. Contemporary anti-Algerian racism is shown to have deep roots in... more...

  • Exporting Cultureby Raphaela Henze; Gernot Wolfram

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 40.28

    Is European culture visible enough in the globalized world? Why is culture from this continent often perceived as ‘old-fashioned’ or even worse as ‘out-dated’? Is the export of national cultural products and services – in most European countries subsidized by the taxpayer – no longer relevant, or more relevant than ever before? Is it a huge waste... more...