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  • Franco-Israeli Relations, 1958-1967

    By Gadi Heimann

    Since the Sinai campaign, France had been Israel's ally, providing advanced weapons and granting political support and economic aid. When Charles de Gaulle returned to lead France in 1958 during the Algerian War, Israeli leadership faced a challenge to maintain the friendship in light of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • The French-Speaking World

    A Practical Introduction to Sociolinguistic Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Rodney Ball, Dawn Marley

    The French-Speaking World is an accessible textbook that offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the French language and its role in the world. This new edition has been fully revised to reflect the many political and social…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge Language in Society

  • Voluntary Servitude and the Erotics of Friendship

    From Classical Antiquity to Early Modern France

    By Marc D. Schachter

    Focusing primarily on three early modern French authors, this book explores the erotics and politics of "voluntary servitude" in classical antiquity and the early modern period. These authors-Étienne de La Boétie, Michel de Montaigne, and Marie de Gournay-pursue related inquiries into voluntary…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Déodat de Séverac

    Musical Identity in Fin de Siècle France

    By Robert F. Waters

    Déodat de Séverac (1872-1921) is best known for his piano music but his compositions included orchestral and vocal works, including opera, cantata and incidental music. Claude Debussy described Séverac's music as "exquisite and rich with ideas." The early works were influenced by Impressionist…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Luxury Trades and Consumerism in Ancien Régime Paris

    Studies in the History of the Skilled Workforce

    By Robert Fox, Anthony Turner

    Since the 16th century, Paris has been a leading arbiter of taste and the ultimate source of luxury goods for Europe and the world. However, the origins of the luxury trades of Paris and their role in the wider economic development of France and Europe have been relatively little examined by…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Salons, Singers and Songs

    A Background to Romantic French Song 1830-1870

    By David Tunley

    Music! It is the great pleasure of this city, the great occupation of the drawing-rooms, which have banished politics, and which have renounced literature, from ennui.� Jules Janin, An American in Paris, 1843 Afternoon and evening entertainments in the drawing rooms of the aristocracy and upper…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • The Invention of the Model

    Artists and Models in Paris, 1830-1870

    By Susan Waller

    Although mastery of the representation of the human figure was central to art making as early as the fifteenth century in Europe, in the nineteenth-century French imagination the artist's model became identified as a distinct social type and cultural trope. This study of the artist's model in Paris…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • Giacometti: Critical Essays

    Edited by Peter Read, Julia Kelly

    Giacometti: Critical Essays brings together new studies by an international team of scholars who together explore the whole span of Alberto Giacometti's work and career from the 1920s to the 1960s. During this complex period in France's intellectual history, Giacometti's work underwent a series of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Subject/Object: New Studies in Sculpture

  • South Asian Christian Diaspora

    Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America

    By Selva J. Raj

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

  • A Cultural History of Medical Vitalism in Enlightenment Montpellier

    By Elizabeth A. Williams

    One of the key themes of the Enlightenment was the search for universal laws and truths that would help illuminate the workings of the universe. It is in such attitudes that we trace the origins of modern science and medicine. However, not all eighteenth century scientists and physicians believed…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Neo-Impressionism and Anarchism in Fin-de-Siècle France

    Painting, Politics and Landscape

    By Robyn Roslak

    In Neo-Impressionism and Anarchism in Fin-de-Siècle France, Robyn Roslak examines for the first time the close relationship between neo-impressionist landscapes and cityscapes and the anarchist sympathies of the movement's artists. She focuses in particular on paintings produced between 1886 and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 

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