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The #1 bestseller that tells the remarkable story of the generations of American artists, writers,...

National Bestseller  In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to...


The Formation of a European Identity


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

Lunch in Paris

A Love Story, with Recipes


In Paris for a weekend visit, Elizabeth Bard sat down to lunch with a handsome Frenchman--and never...


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


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

OUP Oxford (1998)

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

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


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

Walking Tour Paris

Sketches of the city's architectural treasures


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