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LA COMMUNE DE PARIS AU JOUR LE JOUR (18 mars - 28 mai 1871)

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Le 19 juillet la France déclare la guerre à la Prusse, ce fut une défaite écrasante, Napoléon III y perd sa couronne, c\'est la chute de l\'Empire et ...

  • L'auteur : ,
  • Editeur: Editions L\'Harmattan
  • ISBN: 2296280633
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 114
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Le 19 juillet la France déclare la guerre à la Prusse, ce fut une défaite écrasante, Napoléon III y perd sa couronne, c'est la chute de l'Empire et la naissance d'une République..... bourgeoise. Les généraux vont préférer regrouper les troupes contre les hommes et les femmes de Paris. La suite, c'est ce quotidien du peuple de Paris avec son courage, son enthousiasme qui nous est proposé de découvrir. Ces quelques semaines de fierté, de liberté où les parisiens étaient prêts à mourir pour un avenir plus juste, nous entraîne à la source, au cœur même de cette lutte, de ce " bouillon rouge " qui devait aboutir à la Révolution.


Blessed Motherhood, Bitter Fruit

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She tells the story of a woman whose life and work spanned a historical moment when womanhood was being redefined by the acceptance of a woman's sexuality ...

  • L'auteur : Elinor Accampo
  • Editeur: JHU Press
  • ISBN: 0801888964
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 336
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: She tells the story of a woman whose life and work spanned a historical moment when womanhood was being redefined by the acceptance of a woman's sexuality as distinct from her biological, reproductive role—a development that is still causing controversy today.


La maladie de Parkinson au jour le jour 2e édition

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La maladie de Parkinson est une affection neurologique qui touche 1,4 personne sur 100 chez les sujets agés de plus de 65 ans.Subtile et difficile à comp ...

  • L'auteur : Anne-Marie Bonnet,Thierry Hergueta
  • Editeur: John Libbey Eurotext
  • ISBN: 2742015116
  • Genre: ,
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: La maladie de Parkinson est une affection neurologique qui touche 1,4 personne sur 100 chez les sujets agés de plus de 65 ans.Subtile et difficile à comprendre aussi bien par le patient que par son entourage , la maladie de Parkinson génère des problèmes de communication, voire des conflits qui peuvent gêner la vie sociale et les relations avec les proches. Ce guide de référence est destinée à tous ceux qui viennent d’apprendre le diagnostic mais aussi à ceux qui vivent avec la maladie depuis de nombreuses années. Cet ouvrage s’adresse également, et c’est là son originalité, à l’entourage, plus ou moins proche, conjoint, enfants, parents, amis… et à toute personne souhaitant en savoir plus, pour mieux accompagner et ajuster son comportement face à des symptômes qui peuvent être très déroutants. Cette seconde édition : Est mise à jour concernant les médicaments et les traitements non pharmacologiques. Aborde un nouveau chapitre consacré à la stimulation cérébrale profonde des noyaux sous-thalamiques. Propose des pistes pour mieux vivre au quotidien et adopter une vision des soins fondée sur le dialogue entre le malade, son entourage et le personnel soignant. Permet de comprendre, grâce à une forme accessible à tous, les principes de base de cette pathologie. L’iconographie, les encadrés et les définitions donnent des explications simples. Aide à appréhender les effets de la maladie et la façon d’y remédier, dans des situations bien particulières, illustrées par des témoignages et des conseils pratiques. Donne des clés à l’aidant pour créer auprès de la personne atteinte les ressources dont elle a besoin pour agir efficacement aux différentes étapes de la maladie.


Petits récits au jour le jour

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Billets d’humeur écrits au fil de la plume ou petites chroniques sur des sujets d’actualité, ces « récits au jour le jour » ont été publiés dan ...

  • L'auteur : Andrea Camilleri
  • Editeur: Fayard
  • ISBN: 2213649960
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 140
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Billets d’humeur écrits au fil de la plume ou petites chroniques sur des sujets d’actualité, ces « récits au jour le jour » ont été publiés dans la presse italienne entre 1997 et 1999. Qu’il évoque les enfants modernes convaincus de l’existence des poulets à six cuisses, la disparition des saisons, l’importance des files d’attente, la Journée de la femme, le massacre de Portella della Ginestra le 1er mai 1947, son admiration pour Simenon ou la substitution des impitoyables mafieux au brave contrebandier d’antan, Andrea Camilleri exerce son talent de conteur, mêlant avec l’humour et la générosité qu’on lui connaît passages autobiographiques et références historiques. Traduit de l’italien par Dominique Vittoz


Activité de lecture litteraire, au jour le jour

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Cet ouvrage propose aux enseignants de l’école primaire un outil accessible pour entraîner les élèves à mieux lire la littérature, en leur donnant ...

  • L'auteur : Renée Léon
  • Editeur: Hachette Éducation
  • ISBN: 2011817064
  • Genre: Education
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Cet ouvrage propose aux enseignants de l’école primaire un outil accessible pour entraîner les élèves à mieux lire la littérature, en leur donnant les « codes » culturels nécessaires et en créant chez eux la posture intellectuelle indispensable à ce type de lecture, et cela en respectant la nature particulière du texte littéraire, objet complexe de création et de communication. Points forts : - Près de 100 fiches d’activités de lecture littéraire à partir du CE1. - Chaque fiche cible une compétence bien identifiée dans le domaine de la littérature à l’école élémentaire - Chaque fiche pose précisément les conditions et le déroulé de l’activité dans ses différentes phases : lancement, observation, réflexion, échanges, synthèse... Sommaire : Partie 1 : Qu’est-ce que la littérature ? Partie 2 : Qu’est-ce qu’un livre ? Partie 3 : Que lit-on dans les images ? Partie 4 : Le récit littéraire Partie 5 : Les contes et légendes Partie 6 : Les romans et les nouvelles Partie 7 : La bande dessinée Partie 8 : Le théâtre Partie 9 : La poésie Annexes Auteur : Renée Léon, agrégée de Lettres modernes, enseigne en IUFM. Chez Hachette Éducation, elle a dirigé une collection de manuels de littérature pour l’école élémentaire (Comme un livre) et publié, La Littérature de jeunesse à l’école, Pourquoi ? Comment ? (2004), Un jour, un mot (2005), Dire, lire, écrire au jour le jour (2008) et Enseigner la grammaire et le vocabulaire à l’école (2008).


Trains, Culture, and Mobility

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Trains, Culture and Mobility is—along with its companion volume: Trains, Literature and Culture—the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad’s c ...

  • L'auteur : Benjamin Fraser,Steven D. Spalding
  • Editeur: Lexington Books
  • ISBN: 0739167502
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 308
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Trains, Culture and Mobility is—along with its companion volume: Trains, Literature and Culture—the first work to thoroughly explore the railroad’s connections with a full range of cultural discourses—including literature, visual art, music, graffiti, and television but also advertising, architecture, cell phones, and more…


Paris Under Water

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In the winter of 1910, the river that brought life to Paris quickly became a force of destruction. Torrential rainfall saturated the soil, and faulty engin ...

  • L'auteur : Jeffrey H. Jackson
  • Editeur: St. Martin\'s Press
  • ISBN: 9780230102316
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1037
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Détails: In the winter of 1910, the river that brought life to Paris quickly became a force of destruction. Torrential rainfall saturated the soil, and faulty engineering created a perfect storm of conditions that soon drowned Parisian streets, homes, businesses, and museums. The city seemed to have lost its battle with the elements. Given the Parisians' history of deep-seated social, religious, and political strife, it was questionable whether they could collaborate to confront the crisis. Yet while the sewers, Métro, and electricity failed around them, Parisians of all backgrounds rallied to save the city and one another. Improvising techniques to keep Paris functioning and braving the dangers of collapsing infrastructure and looters, leaders and residents alike answered the call to action. This newfound ability to work together proved a crucial rehearsal for an even graver crisis four years later, when France was plunged into World War I. On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the flood, Jeffrey H. Jackson captures here for the first time the drama and ultimate victory of man over nature.


Dire, lire, écrire au jour le jour - Cycles 2 et 3

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Cet ouvrage propose plus de 100 activités quotidiennes, courtes et efficaces pour s’entraîner à l’expression orale et écrite, à la lecture et à l ...

  • L'auteur : Renée Léon
  • Editeur: Hachette Éducation
  • ISBN: 2013201850
  • Genre: Education
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 738
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Détails: Cet ouvrage propose plus de 100 activités quotidiennes, courtes et efficaces pour s’entraîner à l’expression orale et écrite, à la lecture et à l’étude de la langue. Chaque activité, ciblée sur des compétences concrètes, permet aux élèves d’explorer la langue dans toutes ses dimensions en développant pour elle une vraie curiosité. L’auteur fait ici la démonstration que la maîtrise de la langue, même si elle est complexe et exigeante, peut donner lieu à des entraînements vivants, dynamiques et ludiques. En parallèle, et sur le même principe, Un jour un mot regroupe également une centaine d’autres activités ciblées sur les diverses compétences au programme de l’école élémentaire.


Authority in Crisis in French Literature, 1850–1880

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By the 1850s, the expansion of printing and distribution technologies provided writers with more readers and literary outlets than ever before, while the e ...

  • L'auteur : Seth Whidden
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317176987
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 202
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: By the 1850s, the expansion of printing and distribution technologies provided writers with more readers and literary outlets than ever before, while the ever-changing political contexts occasioned by the revolutions of 1830 and 1848 brought about differing degrees of political, social, and literary censure and pressure. Seth Whidden examines crises of literary authority in nineteenth-century French literature, both in response to the attempts of the Second Empire (1852-1870) to restore the unquestioned imperial authority that had been established by Napoleon I and in the aftermath of the bloody Paris Commune of 1871. In each of his chapters, Whidden offers a representative case study highlighting one of several phenomena-literary collaboration, parody, destabilized poetic form, the substitution of one poetic or narrative voice with that of the man-that enabled challenges to the traditional status of the writer and, by extension, the political authority that it reflected. Whidden focuses on the play Le Supplice d’une femme (1865); the Cercle Zutiste, a group of writers, musicians, and artists who met regularly in the fall of 1871, only months after the fall of the Second Empire; Arthur Rimbaud’s Commune-era poems; and Jules Verne’s 1851 ’Un voyage en ballon,’ later reprinted as ’Un drame dans les airs’ in 1874. Whidden concludes with a futuristic look at authority and auctority as it pertains to midcentury writers taking stock of the weakened authority still possible in a post-Second Empire France and envisioning what kind of auctority is still to come.


Culture Wars and Literature in the French Third Republic

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The articles assembled in Culture Wars and Literature in the French Third Republic describe and analyze the ever-widening attempts in the early years of th ...

  • L'auteur : Gilbert D. Chaitin
  • Editeur: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • ISBN: 1443809292
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Nombre de pages: 220
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The articles assembled in Culture Wars and Literature in the French Third Republic describe and analyze the ever-widening attempts in the early years of the Third Republic (1870-1914) to mobilize literary phenomena for the purposes of political and social warfare. Literature became the preferred site in which the human implications of the fiercest and most widespread of these culture wars, the battles over national identity waged between proponents of secular and religious education, were articulated, dramatized and appraised. In studies of Erckmann-Chatrian and Vallès, Rachilde and Colette, the Goncourt brothers and Marcelle Tinayre, La Fontaine and Corneille, the song-writer Jules Jouy and the theater critic Francisque Sarcey among others, some of these essays open up new perspectives on well-known issues such as education, the definition of national classics, Boulangism and women’s liberation, while others bring to light hitherto unsuspected connections between apparently disparate problems like decadence, anarchism and feminism, the mystery of literariness and the ban on Muslim headscarves, or the posthumous publication of private letters and the State’s interest in cultural and literary heroes. The final piece crystallizes the fundamental conflict of democratization: the tension between the republican desire for popular participation and the fear of the consequences of that participation by an uncultured public.


The Egyptian Revival

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In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in ...

  • L'auteur : James Stevens Curl
  • Editeur: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1134234678
  • Genre: Art
  • Nombre de pages: 608
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and stimulating prose the numerous revivals of the Egyptian style from Antiquity to the present day. Drawing on a wealth of sources, his pioneering and definitive work analyzes the remarkable and persistent influence of Ancient Egyptian culture on the West. The author deftly develops his argument that the civilization of Ancient Egypt is central, rather than peripheral, to the development of much of Western architecture, art, design, and religion. Curl examines: the persistence of Egyptian motifs in design from Graeco-Roman Antiquity, through the Medieval, Baroque, and Neo-Classical periods rise of Egyptology in the nineteenth and twentieth-century manifestations of Egyptianisms prompted by the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb various aspects of Egyptianizing tendencies in the Art Deco style and afterwards. For students of art, architectural and ancient history, and those interested in western European culture generally, this book will be an inspiring and invaluable addition to the available literature.


The Culture of War

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The Culture of War explores the unexpected flourishing of literature both high and low during the Siege of Paris at the end of the Franco-Prussian War, 187 ...

  • L'auteur : Colin Foss
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 1789627710
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 236
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Culture of War explores the unexpected flourishing of literature both high and low during the Siege of Paris at the end of the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871. When Prussian forces completely blockaded Paris, isolating the city from the outside world, Parisians turned to literature to resist the enemy, to fill the idle hours under siege, and to articulate their place in history. This cultural boom was a conscious effort on the part of literary institutions like newspapers, publishers, and theaters to ensure the viability of their industries during a period of political uncertainty. To do so, many publishers, editors, and directors sought legitimacy through populism, promoting literature written by anonymous and unknown authors or that spoke to populist ideas. A study of national tragedy on a local scale, The Culture of War goes beyond traditional narratives of communal or individual psychology, and studies institutional responses to financial and political instability, viewing literature as a product of economic and political forces.


Jules Guesde

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What explains France’s unique Left? Many works have reflected upon the importance of Marxism in France, yet few studies have been devoted to the man who ...

  • L'auteur : Jean-Numa Ducange
  • Editeur: Springer Nature
  • ISBN: 3030346102
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 213
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: What explains France’s unique Left? Many works have reflected upon the importance of Marxism in France, yet few studies have been devoted to the man who did most to introduce Marxism into its political culture: the today near-forgotten figure of Jules Guesde. It was with Guesde that Karl Marx drafted the world’s first Marxist program, and Guesde who aroused the enthusiasm of countless worker-militants who saw him as their most important leader. Jules Guesde represents the first book-length study of the French socialist leader translated into the English language. For the radical Left today, Guesde is often considered a dogmatist who supported the Union sacrée during World War I and rejected the Bolshevik revolution; for the governmental Left, he embodies an intransigent ideologue who held back the modernization of the French Left. Throughout Jules Guesde, Jean-Numa Ducange argues that it is impossible to study the history of the French socialist movement without a close look at this singular figure and offers a fuller picture of the deep transformations of the Left and Marxism in France from the late 19th century up to the present. This scholarly biography of Jules Guesde seeks to put Guesde’s record on a properly historical footing, closely analysing both archival sources and accounts by his contemporaries. Chapter One begins with his early life and the mark left on him by the Paris Commune and exile. Chapter Two emphasises Guesde’s importance as leader of a distinct current of French socialism, recognised by figures like Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Chapter Three sees Guesde become an MP for working-class Roubaix, exploring the contradictions between his revolutionary rhetoric and concrete political practice. Chapter Four turns to the years following his electoral defeat in 1898 and his renewed intransigence in the period of the Dreyfus affair and rivalry with Jaurès. Chapter Five explores his key role in the formation of a united Socialist Party. Chapter Six examines the test of World War I and Guesde’s anguish at the divisions of French socialism. The book then concludes with an examination of Guesde’s contested legacy, as both a “founding father” and figure subject to often pejorative framings.


Communal Luxury

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Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune for the twenty-first century Kristin Ross’s highly acclaimed work on the thought and culture of the Communard ...

  • L'auteur : Kristin Ross
  • Editeur: Verso Books
  • ISBN: 1781688419
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 160
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune for the twenty-first century Kristin Ross’s highly acclaimed work on the thought and culture of the Communard uprising of 1871 resonates with the motivations and actions of contemporary protest, which has found its most powerful expression in the reclamation of public space. Today’s concerns—internationalism, education, the future of labor, the status of art, and ecological theory and practice—frame and inform her carefully researched restaging of the words and actions of individual Communards. This original analysis of an event and its centrifugal effects brings to life the workers in Paris who became revolutionaries, the significance they attributed to their struggle, and the elaboration and continuation of their thought in the encounters that transpired between the insurrection’s survivors and supporters like Marx, Kropotkin, and William Morris. The Paris Commune was a laboratory of political invention, important simply and above all for, as Marx reminds us, its own “working existence.” Communal Luxury allows readers to revisit the intricate workings of an extraordinary experiment.


Flaubert

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Michel Winock situates Flaubert in France’s century of great democratic transition. Wary of the masses, Flaubert rejected universal suffrage, but above a ...

  • L'auteur : Michel Winock
  • Editeur: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 067497445X
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 528
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Michel Winock situates Flaubert in France’s century of great democratic transition. Wary of the masses, Flaubert rejected universal suffrage, but above all he hated the vulgar, ignorant bourgeoisie, a class that embodied every vice of the democratic age. His loathing became a fixation—and a source of literary inspiration.


The Government of No One

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A magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movements Anarchism routinely gets a bad press. It's usually seen ...

  • L'auteur : Ruth Kinna
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141984678
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Nombre de pages: 432
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movements Anarchism routinely gets a bad press. It's usually seen as meaning chaos and disorder -- or even nothing at all. And yet, from Occupy Wall Street to Pussy Riot, Noam Chomsky to David Graeber, this philosophical and political movement is as relevant as ever. Contrary to popular perception, different strands of anarchism -- from individualism to collectivism -- do follow certain structures and a shared sense of purpose: a belief in freedom and working towards collective good without the interference of the state. In this masterful, sympathetic account, political theorist Ruth Kinna traces the tumultuous history of anarchism, starting with thinkers and activists such as Peter Kropotkin and Emma Goldman and through key events like the Paris Commune and the Haymarket affair. Skilfully introducing us to the nuanced theories of anarchist groups from Russia to Japan to the United States, The Government of No One reveals what makes a supposedly chaotic movement particularly adaptable and effective over centuries -- and what we can learn from it.


Immunity

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Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff ha ...

  • L'auteur : Luba Vikhanski
  • Editeur: Chicago Review Press
  • ISBN: 1613731132
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 336
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Around Christmas of 1882, while peering through a microscope at starfish larvae in which he had inserted tiny thorns, Russian zoologist Elie Metchnikoff had a brilliant insight: what if the mobile cells he saw gathering around the thorns were the same as white blood cells that traveled to the site of an injury or infection in a human or other animal? Was this some form of cellular defense? Metchnikoff's theory of immunity, that phagocytes—white blood cells—formed the first line of defense against invading bacteria would eventually earn the scientist the unofficial moniker "Father of Natural Immunity" and a Nobel Prize. But first, he had to convince his colleagues, including the skeptical Robert Koch. Author Luba Vikhanski chronicles Metchnikoff's remarkable life, work, and discoveries in Immunity, the first modern biography of this hero of medicine. Metchnikoff was a towering figure in the scientific community of the early 20th century, a tireless humanitarian who worked to curb cholera, syphilis, and other diseases, and pioneered research into probiotics and gerontology. Though Metchnikoff is largely forgotten today, Vikhanski makes a compelling case that his work on natural immunity is finally receiving the attention it deserves.


Proust's Duchess

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From the author of the acclaimed Queen of Fashion--a brilliant look at the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris through the first in-depth study o ...

  • L'auteur : Caroline Weber
  • Editeur: Vintage
  • ISBN: 0307961796
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 736
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1926
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Détails: From the author of the acclaimed Queen of Fashion--a brilliant look at the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris through the first in-depth study of the three women Proust used to create his supreme fictional character, the Duchesse de Guermantes. Geneviève Halévy Bizet Straus; Laure de Sade, Comtesse de Adhéaume de Chevigné; and Élisabeth de Riquet de Caraman-Chimay, the Comtesse Greffulhe--these were the three superstars of fin-de-siècle Parisian high society who, as Caroline Weber says, "transformed themselves, and were transformed by those around them, into living legends: paragons of elegance, nobility, and style." All well but unhappily married, these women sought freedom and fulfillment by reinventing themselves, between the 1870s and 1890s, as icons. At their fabled salons, they inspired the creativity of several generations of writers, visual artists, composers, designers, and journalists. Against a rich historical backdrop, Weber takes the reader into these women's daily lives of masked balls, hunts, dinners, court visits, nights at the opera or theater. But we see as well the loneliness, rigid social rules, and loveless, arranged marriages that constricted these women's lives. Proust, as a twenty-year-old law student in 1892, would worship them from afar, and later meet them and create his celebrated composite character for The Remembrance of Things Past.


Utopia's Discontents

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In April 1917, Lenin arrived at Petrograd's Finland Station and set foot on Russian soil for the first time in over a decade. For most of the past seventee ...

  • L'auteur : Faith Hillis
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0190066350
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 352
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1917
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Détails: In April 1917, Lenin arrived at Petrograd's Finland Station and set foot on Russian soil for the first time in over a decade. For most of the past seventeen years, the Bolshevik leader had lived in exile, moving between Europe's many "Russian colonies"--large and politically active communities of émigrés in London, Paris, and Geneva, among other cities. Thousands of fellow exiles who followed Lenin on his eastward trek in 1917 were in a similar predicament. The returnees plunged themselves into politics, competing to shape the future of a vast country recently liberated from tsarist rule. Yet these activists had been absent from their homeland for so long that their ideas reflected the Russia imagined by residents of the faraway colonies as much as they did events on the ground. The 1917 revolution marked the dawn of a new day in Russian politics, but it also represented the continuation of decades-long conversations that had begun in emigration and were exported back to Russia. Faith Hillis examines how émigré communities evolved into revolutionary social experiments in the heart of bourgeois cities. Feminists, nationalist activists, and Jewish intellectuals seeking to liberate and uplift populations oppressed by the tsarist regime treated the colonies as utopian communities, creating new networks, institutions, and cultural practices that reflected their values and realized the ideal world of the future in the present. The colonies also influenced their European host societies, informing international debates about the meaning of freedom on both the left and the right. Émigrés' efforts to transform the world played crucial roles in the articulation of socialism, liberalism, anarchism, and Zionism across borders. But they also produced unexpected--and explosive--discontents that defined the course of twentieth-century history. This groundbreaking transnational work demonstrates the indelible marks the Russian colonies left on European politics, legal cultures, and social practices, while underscoring their role during a pivotal period of Russian history.


Napoleon's Egypt

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In this vivid and timely history, Juan Cole tells the story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. Revealing the young general's reasons for leading the expediti ...

  • L'auteur : Juan Cole
  • Editeur: St. Martin\'s Press
  • ISBN: 9780230607415
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1869
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Détails: In this vivid and timely history, Juan Cole tells the story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. Revealing the young general's reasons for leading the expedition against Egypt in 1798 and showcasing his fascinating views of the Orient, Cole delves into the psychology of the military titan and his entourage. He paints a multi-faceted portrait of the daily travails of the soldiers in Napoleon's army, including how they imagined Egypt, how their expectations differed from what they found, and how they grappled with military challenges in a foreign land. Cole ultimately reveals how Napoleon's invasion, the first modern attempt to invade the Arab world, invented and crystallized the rhetoric of liberal imperialism.


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