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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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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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Discovery of France (08 Edition)
Discovery of France (08 Edition)
by Graham Robb
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A narrative of exploration--full of strange landscapes and even stranger inhabitants--that explains the enduring fascination of France. While Gustave Eiffel was changing the skyline of Paris, large parts of France were still terra incognita. Even in the... (read more)

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The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
The Piano Shop on the Left Bank: Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier
by Thaddeus Carhart
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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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“One has the impression, reading The Flâneur, of having fallen into the hands of a highly distractible, somewhat eccentric poet and professor who is determined to show you a Paris you wouldnt otherwise see…Edmund White tells such a... (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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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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By the author of the internationally bestselling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history’s great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar.  His... (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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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
by Nicholas Shakespeare
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When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a box of documents belonging to his late aunt, Priscilla, he was completely unaware of where this discovery would take him and what he would learn about her hidden past. The glamorous, mysterious figure he... (read more)

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Sevigne: Selected Letters (Penguin Classics)
Sevigne: Selected Letters (Penguin Classics)
by Madame De Sevigne
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One of the world's great letter writers, Madame de Sevigne (1626-96) has bequeathed an extraordinarily vivid picture of life in the France of Louis XIV.... (read more)

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Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949
Paris: After the Liberation 1944-1949
by Antony Beevor
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The bestselling author of Stalingrad and D-Day vividly reconstructs the epic WWII struggle for Crete – reissued with a new introduction. Nazi Germany expected its airborne attack on Crete in 1941 to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise... (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
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andldquo;Compelling . . . Lower brings to the forefront an unexplored aspect of the Holocaust.andrdquo; andmdash;Washington Post In a surprising account that powerfully revises history, Wendy Lower uncovers the role of German women on the Nazi eastern... (read more)

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Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
Wine and War: The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure
by Donald Kladstrup
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-273).... (read more)

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Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
by Charles Glass
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"[A]n impressive achievement: a boot-level take on the conflict that is fresh without being cynically revisionist." --The New Republic A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, The Deserters offers a completely new... (read more)

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The Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu: The Significant Chapters and Supporting Selections
The Political Testament of Cardinal Richelieu: The Significant Chapters and Supporting Selections
by Cardinal Richelieu
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“Hill has prepared an excellent translation of the more important parts of the Political Testament; his notes are clear, concise, informative, and accurate, and his short introduction will provide students who wish to delve into the French original... (read more)

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Seducing the French: Dilemma of Americanization
Seducing the French: Dilemma of Americanization
by Richard Kuisel
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When Coca-Cola was introduced in France in the late 1940s, the country's most prestigious newspaper warned that Coke threatened France's cultural landscape. This is one of the examples cited in Richard Kuisel's engaging exploration of France's response... (read more)

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Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count
Eiffel's Tower: And the World's Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count
by Jill Jonnes
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The story of the world-famous monument and the extraordinary world's fair that introduced it In this first general history of the Eiffel Tower in English, Jill Jonnes-acclaimed author of Conquering Gotham-offers an eye- opening look not only at the... (read more)

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Seven Ages of Paris (02 Edition)
Seven Ages of Paris (02 Edition)
by Alistair Horne
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Now in paperback--an unprecedented history of Paris that is the result of a 25-year labor of love undertaken by the renowned English historian. A landmark history of the city, and a delight for anyone who has fallen under its indelible spell. Photos... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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The comic-romantic adventures of an American family in Paris is penned by "The New Yorker" writer and author of the magazine's popular "Paris Journal" column. The private story is rooted in the sentimental reeducation of a weary American through the... (read more)

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When the World Spoke French
When the World Spoke French
by Marc Fumaroli
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A New York Review Books Original During the eighteenth century, from the death of Louis XIV until the Revolution, French culture set the standard for all of Europe. In Sweden, Austria, Italy, Spain, England, Russia, and Germany, among kings and queens... (read more)

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