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Paris Then and Now (Then & Now)
Paris Then and Now (Then & Now)
by Peter Caine
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Celebrating beloved cities from around the world, this book on the City of Lights offers a unique combination of historic interest and contemporary beauty. Then and Now Paris features over 100 fascinating archival photographs contrasted with specially... (read more)

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Dawn, Dusk or Night: A Year with Nicolas Sarkozy
Dawn, Dusk or Night: A Year with Nicolas Sarkozy
by Yasmina Reza
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An enormous success in France and a media sensation around the world, Yasmina Rezas Dawn, Dusk or Night will startle English-language readers with its utterly unorthodox (and candid and witty) portrait of a man in his quest for ultimate power. In... (read more)

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Testimony: France in the Twenty-First Century
Testimony: France in the Twenty-First Century
by Nicolas Sarkozy
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A leading French presidential candidate offers an outspoken, thought-provoking look at his vision for the future of France, criticizing the government of Jacques Chirac and presenting his own take on the problems facing France: immigration, integration... (read more)

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The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940
The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940
by Frederick Brown
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FREDERICK BROWN is the author of several award-winning books, including For the Soul of France; Flaubert, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; and Zola, one of The New York Times best books of the year. Brown has twice been the recipient of... (read more)

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Man Behind the Iron Mask
Man Behind the Iron Mask
by John Noone
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"For more than three hundred years the legend of 'the man in the iron mask' has held a place on the stage of human enquiry and debate. From the time of his incarceration during the reign of Louis XIV right through to our modern day, the awful fate of the... (read more)

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The American Enemy: The History of French Anti-Americanism
The American Enemy: The History of French Anti-Americanism
by Philippe Roger
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< div> Georges-Louis Buffon, an eighteenth-century French scientist, was the first to promote the widespread idea that nature in the New World was deficient; in America, which he had never visited, dogs don't bark, birds don't sing, and& #8212;... (read more)

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France Under the Germans: Collaboration and Compromise
France Under the Germans: Collaboration and Compromise
by Philippe Burrin
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From 1940 to 1944, the French people adapted in a variety of ways to life under the domination of Nazi Germany. France under the Germans is the definitive study of the choices made by ordinary French citizens during that turbulent historical period... (read more)

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Living Unknown Soldier : Story of Grief and the Great War (04 Edition)
Living Unknown Soldier : Story of Grief and the Great War (04 Edition)
by Jean-yves Le Naour
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Dramatic and taut, this is the heartrending true story of a soldier in post-World War I France who has lost his memory and identity. When his picture is published, hundreds of "relatives" who have lost men in the war come forward to claim the unknown... (read more)

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Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
by Carmen Callil
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Bad Faith tells the story of one of history's most despicable villains and con men — Louis Darquier de Pellepoix, Nazi collaborator and "Commissioner for Jewish Affairs," who managed the Vichy government's dirty work, "controlling" its Jewish... (read more)

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Imagining Paris: Exile, Writing, and American Identity
Imagining Paris: Exile, Writing, and American Identity
by J Gerald Kennedy
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In this highly readable book, J. Gerald Kennedy explores the imaginative process of five expatriate Americans--Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, Henry Miller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Djuna Barnes--by showing how the experience of living in Paris shaped... (read more)

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The Age of Napoleon: (Modern Library Chronicles)
The Age of Napoleon: (Modern Library Chronicles)
by Alistair Horne
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The age of Napoleon transformed Europe, laying the foundations for the modern world. Now Alistair Horne, one of the great chroniclers of French history gives us a fresh account of that remarkable time. Born into poverty on the remote island of Corsica... (read more)

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To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette
To the Scaffold: The Life of Marie Antoinette
by Carolly Erickson
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One of America's foremost writers of literary nonfiction brings us one of history's most misunderstood figures, Marie Antoinette. "An extraordinary life . . . Ms. Erickson gives us a likable, empathetic woman and broadens our understanding of her".--The... (read more)

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A Life of Her Own: The Transformation of a Countrywoman in 20th-Century France
A Life of Her Own: The Transformation of a Countrywoman in 20th-Century France
by Emilie Carles
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First published in France in 1977, this autobiography vivifies the captivating Carles from her peasant origins in a tiny Alpine village through her work as a teacher, farmer, mother, feminist and political activist.... (read more)

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Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France
Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France
by Leonie Frieda
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“In this insightful, fascinating portrayal, Elizabeth Lev brings Caterina Sforza and her times very much to life.”—Kathleen Turner, actress and author of Send Yourself Roses A strategist to match Machiavelli; a warrior who stood toe to... (read more)

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Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910
Paris Under Water: How the City of Light Survived the Great Flood of 1910
by Jeffrey H Jackson
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In the winter of 1910, the river that brought life to Paris quickly became a force of destruction.  Torrential rainfall saturated the soil, and faulty engineering created a perfect storm of conditions that soon drowned Parisian streets, homes,... (read more)

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Tocqueville's Revenge: State, Society, and Economy in Contemporary France
Tocqueville's Revenge: State, Society, and Economy in Contemporary France
by Jonah D Levy
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This book offers a new interpretation of the transformation of French economic policymaking and state-society relations over the past twenty-five years. In so doing, it challenges widely held views about the preconditions for state leadership and for a... (read more)

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Remembering Paris
Remembering Paris
by Denis Tillinac
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Even those who think they know Paris will be surprised and delighted by this captivating book, written and illustrated by two experts in the art of discovering the hidden Paris. In the course of his life Denis Tillinac has sought out the unspoilt... (read more)

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Chronicles of Old Paris: Exploring the Historic City of Light (Chronicles)
Chronicles of Old Paris: Exploring the Historic City of Light (Chronicles)
by John Baxter
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Discover one of the world's most fascinating and beautiful cities through twenty-nine dramatic true stories spanning the rich history of Paris. From the headless walk of Saint Denis to the s&eacute;ances of the Surrealists, experience two thousand... (read more)

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Envoy To the Terror Gouverneur Morris
Envoy To the Terror Gouverneur Morris
by Melanie Rand Miller
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An American Founding Father??'s important contributions to the French... (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
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Concerned with the radical transformations that have taken place within French society during the last thirty years.... (read more)

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