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Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching S #15: Self & Society
Medieval Academy Reprints for Teaching S #15: Self & Society
by John F Benton
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Originally published by Harper Torchbooks, 1970.... (read more)

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
by Steven Levingston
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The thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic... (read more)

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Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
by Lorant Deutsch
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A phenomenal bestseller in France, Metronome presents a fascinating history of Paris through the lens of the city's iconic Metro system Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath the Eiffel Tower? That the remains of... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner — in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.... (read more)

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Strapless: Madame X and the Scandal that Shocked Belle Epoque Paris
Strapless: Madame X and the Scandal that Shocked Belle Epoque Paris
by Deborah Davis
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The subject of John Singer Sargent's most famous painting was twenty-three-year-old New Orleans Creole Virginie Gautreau, who moved to Paris and quickly became the "it girl" of her day. A relative unknown at the time, Sargent won the commission to paint... (read more)

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Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
by Karen Elizab Gordon
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Unleash your senses in a strangely illuminated City of Light. Amid the Paris you know and love unheard-of-temptations abound. If your visit to the Cafe Conjugal ends in a spat (though it's strictly against their rules), you can make up at the luscious... (read more)

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Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
by Antonia Fraser
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chapter one A Small Archduchess "Her Majesty has been very happily delivered of a small, but completely healthy Archduchess." Count Khevenhuller, Court Chamberlain, 1755 On 2 November 1755 the Queen-Empress was in labour all day with her... (read more)

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News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
by Ronald Weber
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The great American exodus to Paris after World War I included not only writers and artists but journalists. They came by the score, the raw and the accomplished, and in their baggage most carried the dream of eventually becoming poets, short-story... (read more)

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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
by Kelly Devries
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A world authority on warfare in the Middle Ages offers a fresh insight into the military skills of the young girl who led the French Army to victory In 1428 a young girl from a small French village approached the royal castle of... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence (Most Beautiful Villages)
The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence (Most Beautiful Villages)
by Michael Jacobs
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From one of the most famous coastlines in the world, the Cote d'Azur, to the hills and mountains of the Luberon, the variety and culture of its villages are astounding. It is in such small communities as those so beautifully photographed by Hugh Palmer... (read more)

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Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France
by Peter Mayle
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"Mayle's prose is, as ever, as pure and welcoming as a glass of the house wine at a Provençal cafe." --The Philadelphia Inquirer From the Hardcover edition.... (read more)

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The Return of Martin Guerre
The Return of Martin Guerre
by Natalie Davis
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The Inventive Peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost persuaded the learned judges at the Parlement of Toulouse, when on a summer's day in 1560 a man swaggered into the court on a wooden leg, denounced Arnaud, and reestablished his claim to the identity... (read more)

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Social Change in Modern France: Towards a Cultural Anthropology of the Fifth Republic
Social Change in Modern France: Towards a Cultural Anthropology of the Fifth Republic
by Henri Mendras and Alistair Cole
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Social Change in Modern France is a concise and lucid account of the profound transformations that have reshaped French society over the past thirty years. The authors show how the characteristic institutions of the Third Republic have been weakened... (read more)

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The Master and Minerva
The Master and Minerva
by Helen Solterer
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Can words do damage? For medieval culture, the answer was unambiguously yes. And as Helen Solterer contends, in French medieval culture the representation of women exemplified the use of injurious language. Solterer investigates the debates over women... (read more)

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Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
by Hilaire Belloc
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Every few years the public becomes enamored with the story of Marie Antoinette (1755-93), the Austrian royal sent at the age of fourteen to France to marry the young prince who reigned as Louis XVI, and her time has come again. Hilaire Belloc's... (read more)

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Trains of Thought: Paris to Omaha Beach, Memories of a Wartime Youth
Trains of Thought: Paris to Omaha Beach, Memories of a Wartime Youth
by Victor Brombert
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In an unforgettable addition to the literature of memoir, one of Americas preeminent literary scholars tells his story of coming of age in France during the buildup to the Second World War. As a Jewish youth in France during the 1930s, Victor Bromberts... (read more)

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*metro Stop Paris: an Underground Histo (08 Edition)
*metro Stop Paris: an Underground Histo (08 Edition)
by Dallas
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A history of Paris in twelve métro stops. Métro Stop Paris recounts the extraordinary and colorful history of the City of Light, by way of twelve Métro stops—a voyage across both space and time. At each stop a... (read more)

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The Oxford History of the French Revolution
The Oxford History of the French Revolution
by William Doyle
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This second edition of the most authoritative and comprehensive history of the French Revolution draws on a wealth of new research in order to reassess the greatest of all revolutions. It includes a generous chronology of events and an extended... (read more)

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Choices in Vichy France: The French Under Nazi Occupation
Choices in Vichy France: The French Under Nazi Occupation
by John F Sweets
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Films like The Sorrow and the Pity and Lacombe Lucien, as well as recent scholarship, have replaced the old Gaullist myth of Nazi-occupied France and "a nation of resisters" with a new myth of "a nation of collaborators." John Sweets's provocative... (read more)

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French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
French Spirits: A House, a Village, and a Love Affair in Burgundy
by Jeffrey Greene
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Chapter OneThe Presbytery How is it that real estate agents know even before they look at you, as they shout on the phone to a colleague, that you are a waste of their time? They must develop a sixth sense to spot dreamers, like us, who know nothing... (read more)

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