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Three Days in May
Sex, Surveillance, and DSK
Written by Edward Jay Epstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 27, 2012
Price: $4.99

A veteran journalist continues his “exhaustively researched” (The Guardian) investigation of Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Here investigative reporter Edward Jay Epstein casts fresh doubt on the events surrounding a now-infamous sexual encounter between Dominique Strauss-Kahn—better know by his initials, “DSK”—and a Guinean-born maid at New York’s Sofitel hotel.

Epstein shows that DSK, then managing... Read more >
Flags of the Napoleonic Wars (1)
Colours, Standards and Guidons of France and her Allies
Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Guido Rosignoli


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

In the summer of 1804, the eagle was chosen as the symbol of the French Army by Napoleon himself. The Emperor's sculptor, Chaudet, made the original model, and from this were cast bronze copies in the workshop of Thomire, which would be proudly borne into battle by many a French regiment... Read more >
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Flags of the Napoleonic Wars (2)
Colours, Standards and Guidons of Austria, Britain, Prussia and Russia
Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Guido Rosignoli


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

From the Liebfahne and Ordinärfahne of Austria, to the eagle and wreath of Russia, the flags of the Napoleonic Wars comprised a range of designs and colors. The second in a series of three volumes focusing on flags of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), this book examines the patterns, colors and guidons... Read more >
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Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (1)
Organization and Personnel
Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's detailed study of the entourage which enabled Napoleon to move hundreds of thousands of troops right across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The 'military machine' by which Napoleon and his indispensable chief of staff Marshal Berthier commanded and controlled his huge armies on campaign numbered some 1,500 officers and men... Read more >
Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (2)
On campaign
Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $14.95

Following Elite 115 – which described the composition of Napoleon's military and civil 'households', and Marshal Berthier's army general headquarters – this title offers an intimate glimpse of the Emperor's entourage in the field during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Centred on the Waterloo campaign in 1815, it draws comparisons with his... Read more >
Proletarian Nights
Proletarian Nights
Written by Jacques Ranciere, Introduction by Donald Reid
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677788
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Proletarian Nights
The Workers' Dream in Nineteenth-Century France
Written by Jacques Ranciere
Introduction by Donald Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 478 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $29.95

Proletarian Nights, previously published in English as Nights of Labor and one of Rancière’s most important works, dramatically reinterprets the Revolution of 1830, contending that workers were not rebelling against specific hardships and conditions but against the unyielding predetermination of their lives. Through a study of worker-run newspapers, letters, journals, and... Read more >
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The Fall of English France 1449-53

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.99

For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt. The only significant victor or 'hero' on the French side was Joan of Arc, and she ended up being burned at the stake... Read more >
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Napoleon's Mounted Chasseurs of the Imperial Guard

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

A concise history of the hand-picked elite cavalry guard that served as Napoleon's close personal escort and were committed to the most dangerous areas of combat on the battlefield. Formed from his original escort of "Guides" and the "Consular Guard" in 1799, the Mounted Chasseurs were a personal favourite of the... Read more >
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Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Imperial Guard

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Napoleon's Polish Lancers of the Guard were unique in their appearance and in their loyalty. This book reveals their varied and colorful uniforms as well as their long and loyal service for the Bonaparte cause during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The Poles were the only foreign contingent never to defect from... Read more >
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Napoleon's Mamelukes

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The most exotic of all the troops of Napoleon's Imperial Guard were undoubtedly the Mamelukes - the bodyguard of Oriental cavalry which followed him home after the Egyptian expedition of 1798-1801, and remained with his Mounted Chasseurs regiment throughout the First Empire. For the first time in English, this book tells... Read more >
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Napoleon's Scouts of the Imperial Guard

Written by Ronald Pawly
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Driven out of Germany after his defeat at Leipzig in 1813, Napoleon seemed to face disaster. Some 345,000 Allied troops were converging on France from the east; and Napoleon had only about 80,000 men. Most of his veterans had been killed in Russia and Germany, and he was short of cavalry... Read more >
Memoirs of Montparnasse

Written by John Glassco
Introduction by Louis Begley


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2012
Price: $15.95

Memoirs of Montparnasse is a delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of 1920s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation. In 1928, nineteen-year-old John Glassco escaped Montreal and his overbearing father for the wilder shores... Read more >
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French Tanks of World War I

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Tony Bryan


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $13.95

This title examines the emergence of the first modern tank, the Renault FT. It is a little known fact that France fielded more tanks in World War I than any other army. However, France's early tanks suffered from poor mobility and armor compared to their contemporaries. Indeed, their initial use on... Read more >
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Memoirs of a Breton Peasant
Memoirs of a Breton Peasant
Written by Jean-Marie Deguignet, Translated by Linda Asher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609803469
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Memoirs of a Breton Peasant

Written by Jean-Marie Deguignet
Translated by Linda Asher


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $19.95

A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society. Brittany during the nineteenth century was a place seemingly frozen in the Middle Ages, backwards... Read more >
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Memoirs of a Breton Peasant

Written by Jean-Marie Deguignet
Translated by Linda Asher


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $19.95

A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society. Brittany during the nineteenth century was a place seemingly frozen in the Middle Ages, backwards... Read more >
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And the Show Went On
And the Show Went On
Written by Alan Riding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389053
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And the Show Went On
Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris
Written by Alan Riding


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

On June 14, 1940, German tanks rolled into a silent and deserted Paris. Eight days later, a humbled France accepted defeat along with foreign occupation. While the swastika now flew over Paris, the City of Light was undamaged, and soon a peculiar kind of normalcy returned as theaters, opera houses, movie...

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LIAISON
LIAISON
Written by Joyce Wadler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307799173
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LIAISON

Written by Joyce Wadler


Format: eBook, 321 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $7.99

The true story that inspired David Hwang's play "M Butterfly", about a French diplomat, Bernard Boursicot, posted to Peking, who fell in love with a seductive opera singer, named Shi Pei Pu, apparently unaware that Pei Pu was a man. Their liaison "produced" a son, and led them into espionage and... Read more >
French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914
Written by Martin Windrow, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849084222
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French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $18.95

Following the close of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and the establishment of the Third Republic, France embarked upon a new wave of colonialism, acquiring addition territories in Southeast Asia, including Tonkin and Annam which, together with Cambodia and Cochinchina, formed French Indochina. In North Africa their influence increased, with Tunisia acquired... Read more >
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French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

Written by Martin Windrow
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $14.95

Following the close of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and the establishment of the Third Republic, France embarked upon a new wave of colonialism, acquiring addition territories in Southeast Asia, including Tonkin and Annam which, together with Cambodia and Cochinchina, formed French Indochina. In North Africa their influence increased, with Tunisia acquired... Read more >
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The Beach Beneath the Street
The Beach Beneath the Street
Written by Mckenzie Wark
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844677207
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The Beach Beneath the Street
The Everyday Life and Glorious Times of the Situationist International
Written by Mckenzie Wark


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2011
Price: $26.95

Over fifty years after the Situationist International appeared, its legacy continues to inspire activists, artists and theorists around the world. Such a legend has accrued to this movement that the story of the SI now demands to be told in a contemporary voice capable of putting it into the context of... Read more >
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The Invention of Paris
The Invention of Paris
Written by Eric Hazan, Translated by David Fernbach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844677054
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The Invention of Paris
A History in Footsteps
Written by Eric Hazan
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Invention of Paris is a tour through the streets and history of the French capital under the guidance of radical Parisian author and publisher Eric Hazan.

Hazan reveals a city whose squares echo with the riots, rebellions and revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Combining the raconteur’s ear for... Read more >
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The Invention of Paris
A History in Footsteps
Written by Eric Hazan
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 23, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Invention of Paris is a tour through the streets and history of the French capital under the guidance of radical Parisian author and publisher Eric Hazan.

Hazan reveals a city whose squares echo with the riots, rebellions and revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Combining the raconteur’s ear for... Read more >
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For the Soul of France
For the Soul of France
Written by Frederick Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279217
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For the Soul of France
Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus
Written by Frederick Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71, a defeated and humiliated France split into cultural factions that ranged from those who embraced modernity to those who championed the restoration of throne and altar. This polarization—to which such iconic monuments as the Sacre-Coeur and the Eiffel Tower bear witness—intensified with...

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The Old Regime and the French Revolution
The Old Regime and the French Revolution
Written by Alexis De Tocqueville
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773654
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The Old Regime and the French Revolution

Written by Alexis De Tocqueville


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $11.99

The most important contribution to our understanding of the French Revolution was written almost one hundred years ago by Alexis de Tocqueville. Read more >
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And the Show Went On
And the Show Went On
Written by Alan Riding
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594549
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And the Show Went On
Cultural Life in Nazi-occupied Paris
Written by Alan Riding


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $13.99

On June 14, 1940, German tanks rolled into a silent and deserted Paris. Eight days later, a humbled France accepted defeat along with foreign occupation. The only consolation was that, while the swastika now flew over Paris, the City of Light was undamaged. Soon, a peculiar kind of normality returned as... Read more >
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