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Contemporary French Culture and Society
Contemporary French Culture and Society (June 1981)
Georges Santoni - Editor


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The Ecole Normale Superieure and the Third Republic
The Ecole Normale Superieure and the Third Republic (June 1981)
Robert J. Smith - Author

The Ecole Normale Superieure was founded during the Revolutionary era to dominate the educational structure of France. During the Third Republic, the French academic elite trained at the Ecole Normale Superieure greatly expanded its national role and enhanced its prestige and influence.

In this book, the first full treatment of the social and political history of the Ecole Normale Superieure in recent times, Robert J. Smith has examined the ...(Read More)
 
 
The Fifth Republic at Twenty
The Fifth Republic at Twenty (June 1980)
William G. Andrews - Editor
Stanley Hoffmann - Editor

The first twenty years of the Fifth Republic encompass four presidential elections, alternating political control of the National Assembly, and years of rapid economic growth and contraction. Thus a variety of events now allow an evaluation of the efficacy of the Fifth Republic. The chapters of this book examine: the governmental framework and various political groups that have vied for control of it; industrial development and modernization; ...(Read More)
 
 
The Red and the White
The Red and the White (June 1978)
The History of Wine in France and Italy in the Nineteenth Century
Leo A. Loubere - Author

The delight of Bacchus, wine has ever been man's solace and joy. Growing out of the poorest soil, the wild grape was tamed and blended over millennia to produce a royal beverage. But the nineteenth century brought a near revolution in the production of wine, and democracy in its consumption; technology made wine an industry, while improved living standards put it on the people's dinner table. The vintners of France and Italy frantically bought la...(Read More)
 
 
Radicalism in Mediterranean France
Radicalism in Mediterranean France (June 1974)
Its Rise and Decline, 1848-1914
Leo A. Loubere - Author

Exploring the geographic area of southern France that has been largely neglected by historians, this book attempts to identify the forces producing change. Concentrating on an analysis of the Radical movement and the wine industry, the author combines four approaches to the study: those of history, electoral sociology, quantitative analysis, and human geography.
 
 
Problems and Policies of Malesherbes as Directeur de la Librarie in France (1750-1763)
Problems and Policies of Malesherbes as Directeur de la Librarie in France (1750-1763) (June 1966)
Edward P. Shaw - Author

Chrétien-Guillaume de Malesherbes was director of the book trade and chief of the royal censors during the tumultuous formative period of the esprit philsophique in eighteenth-century France. As such, no single bureaucrat wielded more personal influence on the professional careers of authors and booksellers, on the progress of letters or the dissemination of knowledge in pre-revolutionary France, than this enlightened aristocra...(Read More)
 
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