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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
Publisher Comments
The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring — and until now, untold — story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830... (read more)

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Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste
Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste
by Pierre Bourdieu
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No judgement of taste is innocent. In a word, we are all snobs. Pierre Bourdieu brilliantly illuminates this situation of the middle class in the modern world. France's leading sociologist focusses here on the French bourgeoisie, its tastes and... (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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A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France (P.S.)
by Caroline Moorehead
Publisher Comments
They were teachers, students, chemists, writers, and housewives; a singer at the Paris Opera; a midwife; a dental surgeon. They distributed anti-Nazi leaflets, printed subversive newspapers, hid resisters, secreted Jews to safety, transported weapons... (read more)

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A Year in Provence
A Year in Provence
by Peter Mayle
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A boxed set containing the first two bestselling volumes of Peter Mayles hilarious and heartwarming adventures living in the Provence region of France. A Year in Provence In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to... (read more)

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Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism
Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism
by Marina Warner
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a fresh, cross-disciplinary examination of what's known about Joan's short life and how it has been interpreted by historians, artists, and writers over the centuries since her death.... (read more)

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
by Tom Reiss
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The Black Count is the story of Alex Dumas, the father of Alexandre Dumas and inspiration for some of the best adventure fiction ever written. Alex Dumas's life is stranger than fiction in a time when hope for the common man, equality, and emancipation... (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
Publisher Comments
In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Proven&#231al life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that plagued him after too much time away. In Encore... (read more)

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Marie Antoinette: The Journey
Marie Antoinette: The Journey
by Antonia Fraser
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Frances beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the... (read more)

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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
by Alison Weir
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Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor... (read more)

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
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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)

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The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica
The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica
by John Hanso Mitchell
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In 1962, while he was a student in Paris, John Hanson Mitchell spent a luminous six months on the Mediterranean island of Corsica at the Rose Café, in Ile Rousse. Twenty-two, Mitchell spent his idyll hours there observing the lives of the... (read more)

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Dreaming in French
Dreaming in French
by Alice Kaplan
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A year in Paris . . . since World War II, countless American students have been lured by that vision—and been transformed by their sojourn in the City of Light. Dreaming in French tells three stories of that experience, and how it changed the... (read more)

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Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris
Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris
by Graham Robb
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This is the Paris you never knew. From the Revolution to the present, Graham Robb has distilled a series of astonishing true narratives, all stranger than fiction, of the lives of the great, the near-great, and the forgotten. A young artillery lieutenant,... (read more)

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On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town
On Rue Tatin: Living and Cooking in a French Town
by Susan Loomis
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Susan Loomis arrived in Paris twenty years ago with little more than a student loan and the contents of a suitcase to sustain her. But what began then as an apprenticeship at La Varenne Ecole de Cuisine evolved into a lifelong immersion in French cuisine... (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
Review
"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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