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Product Description: What does it mean to be a ‘leftist’ after Marxism has been called into question by a wave of structural changes, both economic and societal? What is the object of social critique after notions of class and exploitation are no longer applicable? Prophets of Fluidity examines the epistemological strategies introduced into the political practices of leftist groups in the 1970s...read more

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9783110371673, titled "Propheten Der Verflüssigung: Der Französische Poststrukturalismus Als Gegenwartsdiagnose Und Politisches Projekt" | De Gruyter, August 31, 2017, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: What does it mean to be a ‘leftist’ after Marxism has been called into question by a wave of structural changes, both economic and societal?

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Product Description: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind? In her timely and provocative book, Resurrecting Slavery, Crystal Fleming shows how people make sense of slavery in a nation where talking about race, colonialism, and slavery remains taboo...read more

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9781439914083 | Temple Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind?

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9781439914090 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How can politicians and ordinary citizens face the racial past in a country that frames itself as colorblind?

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9780253024220 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 30, 2017, cover price $80.00

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9780253024275 | Indiana Univ Pr, January 30, 2017, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: Catherine Hewitt's The Mistress of Paris is a fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secret.“A gorgeous, smart, ambitious, hard-working, steely autodidact and businesswoman whose product was herself, Valtesse would be totally at home in our self-branding society...read more

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9781250120663 | Thomas Dunne Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Catherine Hewitt's The Mistress of Paris is a fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secret.

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Product Description: Warrior, martyr, saint: Joan of Arc has captivated imaginations around the world for centuries. The legendary heroine of a tumultuous episode from the Hundred Years' War, Joan led the French army to triumph over the English at the Siege of Orléans in 1429...read more
By D. V. Guillonnet (illustrator)

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9781606600962 | Calla Editons, January 18, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Warrior, martyr, saint: Joan of Arc has captivated imaginations around the world for centuries.

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Product Description: The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dédé, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France In 1855, Edmond Dédé, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated to Paris. There he trained with France’s best classical musicians and went on to spend thirty-six years in Bordeaux leading the city’s most popular orchestras...read more

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9780300221367, titled "The Exile's Song: Edmond Dédé and the Unfinished Revolutions of the Atlantic World" | Yale Univ Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The extraordinary story of African American composer Edmond Dédé, raised in antebellum New Orleans, and his remarkable career in France In 1855, Edmond Dédé, a free black composer from New Orleans, emigrated to Paris.

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Product Description: As part of France’s opposition to the independence of its former colonies in the years following World War II, its army remained deeply invested in preventing the decolonization of the territories comprising French West Africa (FWA)...read more

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9780803253391 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: As part of France’s opposition to the independence of its former colonies in the years following World War II, its army remained deeply invested in preventing the decolonization of the territories comprising French West Africa (FWA).

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Product Description: In 1729, Marc-Antoine Lamerenx, a minor French nobleman, set sail for Saint-Domingue. Twenty years later, peasant Jean Mouscardy also made the long and difficult journey to Saint-Domingue. Although the men were not related and had little in common, they hailed from the same Pyrenean town, La Bastide Clairence...read more

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9781421421285 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1729, Marc-Antoine Lamerenx, a minor French nobleman, set sail for Saint-Domingue.

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Product Description: Voices of Conscience analyzes how the link between politics and conscience was articulated and shaped throughout the seventeenth century by confessors who acted as counsellors to monarchs. Against the backdrop of the momentous intellectual, theological, and political shifts that marked this period, the study examines comparatively how the ethical challenges of political action were confronted in Spain and France and how questions of conscience became a major argument in the hegemonic struggle between the two competing Catholic powers...read more

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9780198703686 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Voices of Conscience analyzes how the link between politics and conscience was articulated and shaped throughout the seventeenth century by confessors who acted as counsellors to monarchs.

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9780691131351, titled "Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad" | Princeton Univ Pr, December 3, 2007, cover price $55.00

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9780691173481, titled "Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad" | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 6, 2016), cover price $24.95

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Product Description: A vital and illuminating look at this profoundly important (and often perplexing) historical moment, by former Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Ian Davidson. The French Revolution casts a long shadow, one that reaches into our own time and influences our debates on freedom, equality, and authority...read more

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9781681772509 | Pegasus Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A vital and illuminating look at this profoundly important (and often perplexing) historical moment, by former Financial Times chief foreign affairs columnist Ian Davidson.

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Product Description: Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars. The primary focus of the game is on soldiers and NCOs in light "flank" companies, as they scout ahead of larger forces and take part in man-to-man actions against enemy skirmishers...read more
By Mark Stacey (illustrator)

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9781472810809 | Osprey Games, November 22, 2016, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars.

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By Gerry Embleton (illustrator)

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9781472817709 | Osprey Pub Co, November 22, 2016, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: This is the first modern scholarly biography of Blanche of Castile, whose identity has until now been subsumed in that of her son, the saintly Louis IX. A central figure in the politics of medieval Europe, Blanche was a sophisticated patron of religion and culture...read more

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9780300219265 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This is the first modern scholarly biography of Blanche of Castile, whose identity has until now been subsumed in that of her son, the saintly Louis IX.

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Product Description: The remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom...read more

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9781592409723, titled "The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-occupied France" | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom.

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Product Description: With the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, the next two centuries for France would be tumultuous. Critically acclaimed historian and political commentator Jonathan Fenby provides an expert and riveting journey through this period as he recounts and analyzes the extraordinary sequence of events of this period from the end of the First Revolution through two others, a return of Empire, three catastrophic wars with Germany, periods of stability and hope interspersed with years of uncertainty and high tensions...read more

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9781250096838 | St Martins Pr, November 8, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: With the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, the next two centuries for France would be tumultuous.

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Product Description: Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and religious affiliations...read more

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9780226397054 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 5, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Universal equality is a treasured political concept in France, but recent anxiety over the country’s Muslim minority has led to an emphasis on a new form of universalism, one promoting loyalty to the nation at the expense of all ethnic and religious affiliations.

By Eric De Cabrol (contributor)

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9782080202710, titled "Beautiful People: Scrapbooks of the Café Society" | Flammarion, November 1, 2016, cover price $120.00

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Product Description: Despite the scholarship and political activism devoted to keeping the memory of the Paris Commune alive, there still remains much ignorance both in France and elsewhere, about the traumatic civil war of 1871; some 20,000 to 35,000 people were killed on the streets of Paris in just the final week of the conflict...read more

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9781526106582 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Despite the scholarship and political activism devoted to keeping the memory of the Paris Commune alive, there still remains much ignorance both in France and elsewhere, about the traumatic civil war of 1871; some 20,000 to 35,000 people were killed on the streets of Paris in just the final week of the conflict.

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Product Description: The search for a republican morality provides an exciting new study of an important event in the French Revolution and a defining moment in the career of its principal actor, Maximilien Robespierre, the Festival of the Supreme Being...read more

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9781526103789 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The search for a republican morality provides an exciting new study of an important event in the French Revolution and a defining moment in the career of its principal actor, Maximilien Robespierre, the Festival of the Supreme Being.

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Product Description: The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans' associations during the interwar years, the Union fédérale (UF) and the Union nationale des combattants (UNC)...read more

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9780719085505 | Manchester Univ Pr, July 15, 2012, cover price $95.00

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9781526106599 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The most up-to-date and comprehensive English-language study of its kind, From victory to Vichy explores the political mobilisation of the two largest French veterans' associations during the interwar years, the Union fédérale (UF) and the Union nationale des combattants (UNC).

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Product Description: Terror and terroir investigates the Comité Régional d'Action Viticole (CRAV), a loose affiliation of militant winegrowers in the sun-drenched, southern vineyards of the Languedoc. Since 1961, they have fought to protect their livelihood...read more

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9781784994358 | Manchester Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Terror and terroir investigates the Comité Régional d'Action Viticole (CRAV), a loose affiliation of militant winegrowers in the sun-drenched, southern vineyards of the Languedoc.

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Product Description: Though the public may retain a hoary image of the lone scientific or philosophical genius generating insights in isolation, scholars discarded it long ago. In reality, the families of scientists and philosophers in the Enlightenment played a substantial role, not only making space for inquiry within the home but also assisting in observing, translating, calculating, and illustrating...read more

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9780226384115 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 31, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Though the public may retain a hoary image of the lone scientific or philosophical genius generating insights in isolation, scholars discarded it long ago.

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Product Description: The period from the birth of Louis IX to the death of Philip the Fair is remarkable for a series of developments and accomplishments associated with the Capetian kings of France. Innovations in architecture, manuscript illumination, and music all helped shape the cultural fabric of French and European life...read more
By Jenna Phillips (editor)

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9782503567181 | Bilingual edition (Brepols Pub, October 31, 2016), cover price $104.00 | About this edition: The period from the birth of Louis IX to the death of Philip the Fair is remarkable for a series of developments and accomplishments associated with the Capetian kings of France.

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