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Product Description: Exploring a culture filled with arcane laws, historical incidents, and bizarre paradoxes, Piu Eatwell's follow up to her award-winning and critically acclaimed myth-buster They Eat Horses, Don't They is a delightful exploration of France's quirky, literary, and culinary heritage...read more

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9781250087737 | Thomas Dunne Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Exploring a culture filled with arcane laws, historical incidents, and bizarre paradoxes, Piu Eatwell's follow up to her award-winning and critically acclaimed myth-buster They Eat Horses, Don't They is a delightful exploration of France's quirky, literary, and culinary heritage.

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Product Description: Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there. Yet one important lesson never seemed to sink in: how to communicate comfortably with the French, even when you speak their language...read more

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9781250051851 | St Martins Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there.

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Product Description: They Eat Horses, Don't They?:The Truth About the French tells you what life in France is really like. Do the French eat horses? Do French women bare all on the beach? What is a bidet really used for?In this hilarious and informative book, Piu Marie Eatwell reveals the truth behind forty-five myths about the French, from the infamous horsemeat banquets of the nineteenth century that inspired an irrepressible rumor, to breaking down our long-held beliefs about French history and society (the French are a nation of cheese-eating surrender monkeys, right?)...read more

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9781250053053 | Thomas Dunne Books, December 9, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: They Eat Horses, Don't They?

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Product Description: This book examines the striking way in which medical and scientific work on hearing in 18th and 19th-century France helped to shape modern French society and culture. The author argues that of all the senses hearing offered the greatest resources for remodelling the idea of the universal human condition within the modern French historical setting...read more

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9781137455345 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 26, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book examines the striking way in which medical and scientific work on hearing in 18th and 19th-century France helped to shape modern French society and culture.

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Product Description: Matched only by Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, Paris France is a "fresh and sagacious" (The New Yorker) classic of prewar France and its unforgettable literary eminences. Celebrated for her innovative literary bravura, Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) settled into a bustling Paris at the turn of the twentieth century, never again to return to her native America...read more
By Adam Gopnik (introduced by)

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9780871403742 | Reissue edition (Liveright Pub Corp, June 24, 2013), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Matched only by Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, Paris France is a "fresh and sagacious" (The New Yorker) classic of prewar France and its unforgettable literary eminences.

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Product Description: France has experienced considerable upheaval in recent years. The Eurozone crisis, a new socialist president, rioting by an alienated underclass, a ban on the burqa (full veil) in public places, and an attempt to democratize the elite system of education all point to significant changes in French society...read more

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9781857336733 | Kuperard Pub, May 28, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: France has experienced considerable upheaval in recent years.

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Product Description: This stimulating and insightful book reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production in theater, literature, and even museum construction. Dominic Thomas's analysis unravels the complex cultural and political realities of long-standing mobility between Africa and Europe...read more

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9780253006691 | Indiana Univ Pr, March 20, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This stimulating and insightful book reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production in theater, literature, and even museum construction.

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9780253006707 | Indiana Univ Pr, March 20, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: This stimulating and insightful book reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production in theater, literature, and even museum construction.

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Product Description: A witty and humorous look at the charms and foibles of being perfectly French The French might make it look easy, but being French requires a fine balance of aloof confidence, an innate sense of superiority, joie de vivre, and doing everything with style...read more

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9781840246650 | Summersdale Pub Ltd, April 30, 2012, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: A witty and humorous look at the charms and foibles of being perfectly French The French might make it look easy, but being French requires a fine balance of aloof confidence, an innate sense of superiority, joie de vivre, and doing everything with style.

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Product Description: National Identities in France explores nationalism, national identities, and the various ways in which these concepts are accepted, adapted, discarded, or internally disputed across ideological divides. The popular assumption that automatically regards nationalism as a largely right-wing concern, occludes the many ways in which nationalism and national identities have contributed to social imagination and political or literary discourses across the right-left spectrum...read more
By Brian Sudlow (editor)

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9781412842884 | Transaction Pub, January 11, 2012, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: National Identities in France explores nationalism, national identities, and the various ways in which these concepts are accepted, adapted, discarded, or internally disputed across ideological divides.

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Product Description: In this Very Short Introduction, Vanessa Schwartz argues that modern France, as both a world stage and a global crossroads, is an essential actor in the development of contemporary culture. Indeed, French is the only language other than English spoken on five continents, and more people still visit France than anywhere else in the world...read more

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9780195389418 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 10, 2011, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In this Very Short Introduction, Vanessa Schwartz argues that modern France, as both a world stage and a global crossroads, is an essential actor in the development of contemporary culture.

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Product Description: Hexagonal Variations provides an essential overview of key debates about contemporary French society and culture. Concise, challenging and comprehensive, its chapters each address the processes of change and redefinition that characterise France today...read more
By Alistair Rolls (editor)

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9789042032453 | Rodopi Bv Editions, March 10, 2011, cover price $151.00 | About this edition: Hexagonal Variations provides an essential overview of key debates about contemporary French society and culture.

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Product Description: Book by Gendlin, Frances

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9780761458753 | 3 edition (Marshall Cavendish Intl, February 1, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Book by Gendlin, Frances

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By David P. Jordan (trans)

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9780226591353, titled "Rethinking France: Les Lieux De Memoire: Histories and Memories" | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 15, 2010, cover price $106.00

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Product Description: Few countries can claim a political heritage as rich, varied and influential as France – the birthplace of modern politics. Ideas about France are often based on popular stereotypes, yet the reality of French national identity is both diverse and changeable...read more

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9780333792438 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2011, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Few countries can claim a political heritage as rich, varied and influential as France – the birthplace of modern politics.

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9780333792445 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2011, cover price $41.00 | About this edition: Few countries can claim a political heritage as rich, varied and influential as France – the birthplace of modern politics.

A Sydney journalist recounts her unexpected move to Paris, during which she fell in love and came to cherish the city's charm, fashion, food, paradoxes, and dinner parties. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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9781592400386 | Gotham Books, August 1, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A Sydney journalist recounts her unexpected move to Paris, through which she fell in love and came to cherish the city's charm, fashion, food, paradoxes, and dinner parties.

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9781592400829 | Reprint edition (Avery Pub Group, August 5, 2004), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A Sydney journalist recounts her unexpected move to Paris, during which she fell in love and came to cherish the city's charm, fashion, food, paradoxes, and dinner parties.

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9781417665389 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $24.60

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