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Harvard Historical Studies #154: Le Modle Politique Franais: Le Socit Contre Le Jacobinisme de 1789 Nos Jours
Harvard Historical Studies #154: Le Modle Politique Franais: Le Socit Contre Le Jacobinisme de 1789 Nos Jours
by Pierre Rosanvallon
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How does France reconcile the modern movement toward pluralism and decentralization with a strong central governing power? One of the country's most distinguished political historians offers a radical new interpretation of the development of democracy... (read more)

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A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution
A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution
by Francois Furet
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1990 Translation Prize, Non-Fiction Category, French-American Foundation and Florence Gould... (read more)

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Why the French Don't Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space
Why the French Don't Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space
by John R. Bowen
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The French government's 2004 decision to ban Islamic headscarves and other religious signs from public schools puzzled many observers, both because it seemed to infringe needlessly on religious freedom, and because it was hailed by many in France as an... (read more)

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Seductive Journey: American Tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age
Seductive Journey: American Tourists in France from Jefferson to the Jazz Age
by Harvey Levenstein
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For centuries, France has cast an extraordinary spell on travelers. Harvey Levenstein's Seductive Journey explains why so many Americans have visited it, and tells, in colorful detail, what they did when they got there. The result is a highly... (read more)

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Malraux
Malraux
by Olivier Todd
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Writer, publisher, war hero, French government minister, André Malraux was renowned as a Renaissance man of the twentieth century. Now, Olivier Todd — author of the acclaimed biography Albert Camus — gives us this life, in which fact competes... (read more)

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Philippe, Duc d'Orleans: Regent of France
Philippe, Duc d'Orleans: Regent of France
by Christine Pevitt
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Pevitt presents a skillful biography of Philippe, Duc d'Orleans', the de facto ruler of France after Louis XIV's death, whose efforts to establish peace and prosperity for France are less known than his skills as a painter, musician, soldier, and... (read more)

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La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life
La Seduction: How the French Play the Game of Life
by Elaine Sciolino
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France is a seductive country, seductive in its elegance, its beauty, its sensual pleasures, and its joie de vivre. Elaine Sciolino, the longtime Paris bureau chief of The New York Times, has discovered that seduction is much more. It is the key to... (read more)

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Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past)
Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past)
by Fredric L Cheyette
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Before France became France its territories included Occitania, roughly the present-day province of Languedoc. The city of Narbonne was a center of Occitanian commerce and culture during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. For most of the second half of... (read more)

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Man in the Iron Mask
Man in the Iron Mask
by Roger Macdonald
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Alexandre Dumas said that his famous Three Musketeers never existed, but Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in 1640 and Charles d'Artagnan, a teenager on... (read more)

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The Collaborator: The Trial & Execution of Robert Brasillach
The Collaborator: The Trial & Execution of Robert Brasillach
by Alice Kaplan
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On February 6, 1945, Robert Brasillach was executed for treason by a French firing squad. He was a writer of some distinction—a prolific novelist and a keen literary critic. He was also a dedicated anti-Semite, an acerbic opponent of French... (read more)

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University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization #7: University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 7: The Old Regime and the French Revolution
University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization #7: University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 7: The Old Regime and the French Revolution
by Keith Michael Baker
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The University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization (nine volumes) makes available to students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. These readings, prepared for the highly praised Western civilization... (read more)

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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 good... (read more)

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Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life
by Alan Schom
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Chapter One "A Dangerous Islander" "I was born even as my country was perisbing." On December 17, 1778, thirty-two-year-old Carlo Maria (or Charles, as he now called himself) Buonaparte boarded a coastal vessel in the Corsican port of Ajaccio. At his... (read more)

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French Hospitality: Racism and North African Immigrants (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)
French Hospitality: Racism and North African Immigrants (European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought & Cultural Criticism)
by Tahar Ben Jelloun
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The award-winning novelist and author of the international bestseller Racism Explained to My Daughter uses his own experience to illuminate the experience of the Other in his adopted land -- and everywhere. A Moroccan who emigrated to France in 1971... (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 Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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Bloomsbury is proud to announce the first title in an occasional series in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the city they know best. These beautifully produced, pocket-sized books will provide exactly what is missing in... (read more)

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The Bon March: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920
The Bon March: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920
by Michael B Miller
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In this comprehensive social history of the Bon Marché, the Parisian department store that was the largest in the world before 1914, Michael Miller explores the bourgeois identities, ambitions, and anxieties that the new emporia so vividly dramatized... (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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Madame de Pompadour
Madame de Pompadour
by Evelyne Lever
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A riveting new biography of the legendary French queen... (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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