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Monaco and Andorra
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Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier

J Ran Taraborrelli

From master storyteller Taraborrelli comes the powerful and moving story of one of royalty's most secretive families, led by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, told with passion and sympathy. photos.... (read more)


18th Century and Revolutionary
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Madame de Pompadour

Nancy Mitford

The NYRB Classics series is designedly and determinedly exploratory and eclectic, a mix of fiction and non-fiction from different eras and times and of various sorts. The series includes nineteenth century novels and experimental novels, reportage and... (read more)


Provinces
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The Spinners and Weavers of Auffay: Rural Industry and the Sexual Division of Labor in a French Village

Gay L. Gullickson

The cottage industry of France enjoyed enormous growth from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Through an intensive analysis of the social and economic impact of the expansion of this female-dominated industry, Gay Gullickson broadens our... (read more)


Third Republic
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Forgotten Crisis: The Fin de Siecle Crisis of Democracy in France

Robert Ellio Kaplan

This revisionist book shows how France's haute bourgeoisie understood and responded to the threat of revolution it believed it faced in the 1890s. The essence of the threat was that under the regime of the Third Republic the non-wealthy might come to... (read more)


Post World War II
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Paris in the Fifties

Stanley Karnow

This "New York Times" bestseller chronicles a beautiful and bygone era in the history of the world's most alluring city, from the vantage point of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was a part of it. 20 line drawings.... (read more)


1815 to 1871
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Alexis de Tocqueville: A Life

Hugh Brogan

Alexis de Tocqueville was one of the greatest political thinkers of all time. Born a French aristocrat, he lost nearly his entire family in the Reign of Terror, and he spent most of his adult life struggling for liberty under the unsuccessful regimes of... (read more)


General
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

David McCullough

As David McCullough writes, “Not all pioneers went west.” In The Greater Journey, he tells the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, and... (read more)


Literary History
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Paris Journal 1944-1955

Janet Flanner

Here is a continuation of selections from Flanner's celebrated "Letter from Paris," a series that appeared in the New Yorker from 1925 to 1975 over the signature " Genêt." With clarity and authority, Flanner writes about the arts, the politics, and... (read more)


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