France, 1815-1914: The Bourgeois Century by Roger Magraw

By Roger Magraw

Original add, whereas the standard is way from ideal, it appears far better than the model that's floating round, that's nearly unreadable. Sorry concerning the dimension, this is often the smallest i'll make it in order that it doesn't have an effect on the standard so much.

In this full of life and stimulating learn, Roger Magraw examines how the 19th-century French bourgeoisie struggled and at last succeeded in consolidating the earnings it made in 1789. The ebook describes the makes an attempt of the bourgeoisie to remold France in its personal picture and its procedure for overcoming the resistance from the previous aristocratic and clerical elites and the preferred sessions. Incorporating the newest study on faith and anticlericalism, the improvement of the economic climate, the function of girls in society, and the tutorial procedure, this paintings is the 1st to attract largely at the new social historical past in its interpretation of occasions in 19th-century France.

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Aliss by Patrick Sénécal

By Patrick Sénécal

Il était une fois... Alice, une jeune fille curieuse, délurée, fonceuse et intelligente de Brossard. À dix-huit ans, poussée par son besoin d'affirmation de soi, elle décide qu'il est temps de quitter le cégep et le cocon familial pour aller vivre sa vie là où tout est attainable, c'est-à-dire dans los angeles métropole. À los angeles suite d'une rencontre fortuite dans le métro, Alice aboutit dans un quartier dont elle n'a jamais entendu parler et où les gens sont extrêmement bizarres. Mais c'est common, non ? Elle est à Montréal et dans toute grande ville qui se respecte, il y a plein d'excentriques, comme Charles ou Verrue, d'illuminés, comme Andromaque ou Chess, et d'êtres encore plus inquiétants, comme Bone et Chair… Alice s'installe donc et mord à pleines dents dans l. a. vie, prête à tout pour se tailler une position. Or, elle ne peut savoir que là où elle a élu abode, l'expression être « prêt à tout » revêt un sens très particulier…

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Women, Work and the Family in Europe by Eileen Drew

By Eileen Drew

Those are only the various questions this controverisal ebook asks in its research of the eu labour markets. by way of bringing jointly contributions from far and wide Europe, girls, paintings and the kin in Europe outlines the similarities and variations among nations by way of the issues of reconciling paintings and relatives. In doing so it questions the department of labour, not only within the labour industry but in addition in the house, reviewing, for instance, fatherhood and the impression of labor commitments on men's time spent with their households. Contributions variety from a examine of family members regulations to the care of the aged; from domestic operating to gender roles, motherhood and sophistication. basically written, systematic and complete, this e-book displays the starting to be curiosity within the eu context and may entice scholars of social coverage and eu experiences in addition to all these interested by women's reviews and sociology. Ruth Emerek, college of Aalborg, Denmark, Susan Mc Rae, Oxford Brookes college, Yvonne Hirdman, Sweden, Eileen Drew and Evelyn Mahon, either at Trinity university,

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Marxism and National Identity: Socialism, Nationalism, and by Robert Stuart

By Robert Stuart

Post-Marxists argue that nationalism is the black gap into which Marxism has collapsed at today’s “end of history.” Robert Stuart analyzes the origins of this implosion, revealing a shattering collision among Marxist socialism and nationwide id in France on the shut of the 19th century. through the time of the Boulanger concern and the Dreyfus affair, nationalist mobs roamed the streets chanting “France for the French!” whereas socialist militants marshaled proletarians for global revolution. this can be the 1st research to target these militants as they struggled to reconcile Marxism’s nationwide agendas: the cosmopolitan conviction that “workingmen don't have any country,” at the one hand, and the patriotic assumption that the operating type by myself represents nationwide authenticity, at the different. Anti-Semitism posed a specific challenge for such socialists, now not least simply because such a lot of staff had succumbed to racist temptation. In examining the ensuing stumble upon among France’s anti-Semites and the Marxist Left, Stuart addresses the vexed factor of Marxism’s involvement with political anti-Semitism.

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Philosophy in Turbulent Times: Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, by Élisabeth Roudinesco

By Élisabeth Roudinesco

For Elisabeth Roudinesco, a historian of psychoanalysis and one among France's major intellectuals, Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, and Derrida characterize a "great generation" of French philosophers who entire extraordinary paintings and lived impressive lives. those and cutting edge thinkers continued international warfare II and the cultural and political revolution of the Sixties, and their cultural horizon was once ruled via Marxism and psychoanalysis, even though they have been certainly not strict adherents to the doctrines of Marx and Freud.

Roudinesco knew lots of those intellectuals individually, and she or he weaves an account in their proposal via lived adventure and memories. Canguilhem, for instance, used to be a distinct thinker of technology who had an exceptional impact on Foucault's exploration of sanity and madness-themes Althusser lived in a infamous own drama. And in dramatizing the lifetime of Freud for the reveal, Sartre essentially altered his personal philosophical method of psychoanalysis.

Roudinesco launches a passionate protection of Canguilhem, Sartre, Foucault, Althusser, Deleuze, and Derrida opposed to the "new philosophers" of the overdue Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, who denounced the work-and occasionally the non-public lives-of this nice iteration. Roudinesco refutes makes an attempt to tar them, in addition to the Marxist and left-wing culture ordinarily, with the comb of Soviet-style communism. In Freudian idea and the philosophy of radical dedication, she sees a bulwark opposed to the type of manipulative, pill-prescribing, and normalizing psychology that goals to show participants into senseless shoppers. excessive, shrewdpermanent, and persuasive, Philosophy in Turbulent Times captivates with the dynamism of French concept within the 20th century.

Translated by way of William McCuaig.

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Algeria in France: Transpolitics, Race, and Nation (New by Paul A. Silverstein

By Paul A. Silverstein

Algerian migration to France started on the finish of the nineteenth century, yet in fresh years France's Algerian group has been the focal point of a transferring public debate encompassing problems with unemployment, multiculturalism, Islam, and terrorism. during this finely crafted historic and anthropological examine, Paul A. Silverstein examines quite a lot of social and cultural kinds -- from immigration coverage, colonial governance, and concrete making plans to company advertisements, activities, literary narratives, and songs -- for what they display approximately postcolonial Algerian subjectivities. Investigating the relationship among anti-immigrant racism and the upward push of Islamist and Berberist ideologies one of the "second iteration" ("Beurs"), he argues that the appropriation of those cultural-political initiatives through Algerians in France represents a critique of notions of eu or Mediterranean solidarity and elucidates the mechanisms in which the Algerian civil conflict has been transferred onto French soil.

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Free Trade and its Enemies in France, 1814-1851 by Dr David Todd

By Dr David Todd

Within the aftermath of the French Revolution, advocates of safety opposed to international festival prevailed in a fierce controversy over foreign exchange. This groundbreaking examine is the 1st to check this 'protectionist flip' in complete. confronted with a reaffirmation of mercantile jealousy below the Bourbon recovery, Benjamin consistent, Jean-Baptiste Say and neighborhood publicists endorsed the adoption of the freedom of trade which will consolidate the hot liberal order. yet after the Revolution of 1830 a brand new new release of liberal thinkers endeavoured to reconcile the jealousy of exchange with the discourse of business society and political liberty. New justifications for defense oscillated among an industrialist reinvention of jealousy and an aspiration to self-sufficiency as a method of attenuating the increase of city pauperism. A strident denunciation of British strength and social imbalances served to defuse the interior tensions of the protectionist discourse and facilitated its dissemination around the French political spectrum.

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