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The French Revolution: A Beginner's Guide (Oneworld Beginners' Guides)
The French Revolution: A Beginner's Guide (Oneworld Beginners' Guides)
by Peter Davies
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Blending narrative with analysis, Peter Davies explores a time of obscene opulence, mass starvation, and ground-breaking ideals; where the streets of Paris ran red with blood, and when even the efficient guillotine was unable to despatch enough "counter... (read more)

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Madame de Sevigne: A Life and Letters
Madame de Sevigne: A Life and Letters
by Frances Mossiker
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-- Francine du Plessix Gray, New York Times Book... (read more)

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The General: Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved
The General: Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved
by Jonathan Fenby
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No leader of modern times was more uniquely patriotic than Charles de Gaulle. As founder and first president of the Fifth Republic, General de Gaulle saw himself as “carrying France on [his] shoulders.”  In his twenties, he fought for... (read more)

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A House in the Sunflowers: Summer in Aquitaine
A House in the Sunflowers: Summer in Aquitaine
by Ruth Silvestr
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In 1976, in the Lot-et-Garonne region of southwest France, Ruth Silvestre and her family found and fell in love with, Bel-Air de Grezelongue, a house that had been left, deserted and uninhabited for ten years. A House in the Sunflowers provides rare... (read more)

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Through Parisian Eyes: Reflections on Contemporary French Arts and Culture
Through Parisian Eyes: Reflections on Contemporary French Arts and Culture
by Melinda Camb Porter
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Melinda Camber Porter has interviewed the most prominent Parisian cultural figures of the 70s and 80s. The dominant trends in French artistic and political thought emerge vividly from an array of portraits and dialogues. As a whole, Through Parisian Eyes... (read more)

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Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower
Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower
by Henri Riviere
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Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower is an eminently giftable tribute to the greatest sight in the City of Light. A gorgeous re-creation of Henri Rivire's original 1902 volume offers a stunning view of turn-of-the-century Paris. Sometimes looming in the... (read more)

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The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War
The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War
by Douglas Porch
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A groundbreaking work of research, The French Secret Service tells the dramatic, untold story of the transition of France's spy networks and "black chambers" of the ancien regime and Napolean into modern intelligence services. Ranging from diplomatic and... (read more)

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Memoirs of Duc de Saint-Simon, 1691-1709: A Shortened Version
Memoirs of Duc de Saint-Simon, 1691-1709: A Shortened Version
by Lucy Norton
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Wit, humor, vitriol and pageantry-the necessary hallmarks for a peer at the French court--also deliver a great read. Saint-Simon regales us with an irreverent, insider's view of his more than 30 years at court, from the later days of Louis XIV to the... (read more)

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Josephine: A Life of the Empress (Us)
Josephine: A Life of the Empress (Us)
by Carolly Erickson
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In 1804, when Josephine Bonaparte knelt before her husband, Napoleon, to receive the imperial diadem, few in the vast crowd of onlookers were aware of the dark secrets hidden behind the imperial façade. To her subjects, she appeared to vet hew... (read more)

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The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
The Impressionists' Paris: Walking Tours of the Painters' Studios, Homes, and the Sites They Painted
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Real Bluebeard the Life of Gilles De Rais
Real Bluebeard the Life of Gilles De Rais
by Jean Benedetti
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This work aims to get behind the myths and present the real Bluebeard, Gilles de Rais, one of the most enduring baddies of history. His infamy lives on, the precursor of our own time's serial killers and a founding father of the cult of the child... (read more)

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Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France, But Not the French
Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong: Why We Love France, But Not the French
by Jean Benoit Nadeau
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"Sixty Million Frenchmen does its job marvelously well. After reading it, you may still think the French are arrogant, aloof, and high-handed, but you will know why." --Wall Street Journal Decrypting French ideas about land, food, privacy, and... (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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Days of the French Revolution
Days of the French Revolution
by Christopher Hibbert
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Works from Les Misirables by Victor Hugo to Citizens by Simon Schama have been inspired by the French Revolution. Now available for the first time in years, The Days of the French Revolution brings to life the events that changed the future of Western... (read more)

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Spotted in France
Spotted in France
by Gregory Edmont
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Travels with Charley meets A Year in Provence.... (read more)

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The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Basic Books Classics)
The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Basic Books Classics)
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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
by Michael Hill
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andlt;Bandgt;This is the remarkable and inspiring storyand#8212;told largely in his own wordsand#8212;of American diplomat Elihu Washburne, who heroically aided his countrymen and other foreign nationals when Paris was devastated by war and revolution in... (read more)

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Outwitting the Gestapo (93 Edition)
Outwitting the Gestapo (93 Edition)
by Lucie Aubrac
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Lucie Aubrac (1912-2007), of Catholic and peasant background, was teaching history in a Lyon girls' school and newly married to Raymond, a Jewish engineer, when World War II broke out and divided France. The couple, living in the Vichy zone, soon joined... (read more)

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Short History of the French Revolution, 1789-1799 (77 Edition)
Short History of the French Revolution, 1789-1799 (77 Edition)
by Albert Soboul
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Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone since 1967, and is probably the leading Marxist scholar working in that field today. The book translated here should be regarded more as a synopsis of Professor... (read more)

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France Under the Germans (96 Edition)
France Under the Germans (96 Edition)
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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