A History of Franco-German Relations in Europe. From by Carine Germond, Henning Türk

By Carine Germond, Henning Türk

Carine Germond, Henning Türk. A historical past of Franco-German kin in Europe. From "Hereditary Enemies" to companions. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 299 Pages
ISBN: 9780230616639
DOI: 10.1057/9780230616639

This publication surveys Franco-German relatives from the French Revolution to the Nineties, gathering the most up-tp-date examine from zone specialists.

About the Author
Carine Germond is the Clifford Hackett Lecturer within the historical past of eu Integration at Yale. Henning Türk teaches heritage on the college Duisburg-Essen.

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We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light by John Baxter

By John Baxter

For greater than a century, pilgrims from worldwide looking romance and fervour have made their method to town of sunshine. The seductive entice of Paris has lengthy been impossible to resist to fanatics, artists, epicureans, and connoisseurs of the nice lifestyles. Globe-trotting movie critic and author John Baxter heard her siren music and was once bewitched. Now he bargains readers a witty, audacious, scandalous behind-the-scenes expedition into the colourful all-night convey that's Paris -- interweaving his personal event of falling in love, with a delightfully salacious travel of the sultry Parisian corners so much guidebooks forget about: from the literary cafés of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and de Beauvoir to the brothels the place Dietrich and Duke Ellington held courtroom, the place Salvador Dali sated his fantasies, and Edward VII stored a luxurious champagne bathtub for his favourite girls.

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Madame de Pompadour (New York Review Books Classics) by Nancy Mitford

By Nancy Mitford

Whilst Madame de Pompadour turned the mistress of Louis XV, not anyone anticipated her to keep his affections for lengthy. A member of the bourgeoisie instead of an aristocrat, she used to be bodily too chilly for the carnal Bourbon king, and had such a lot of enemies that she couldn't shuttle publicly with no risking a pelting of dust and stones. heritage has enjoyed her little greater. Nancy Mitford's delightfully candid biography re-creates the spirit of eighteenth-century Versailles with its love of delight and treachery. We research that the Queen was once a "bore," the Dauphin a "prig," and spot France more and more conquer with type clash. With a fiction writer's felicity, Mitford restores the royal mistress and celebrates her as a survivor, unsurpassed in "the artwork of living," who reigned because the strongest girl in France for almost two decades.

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Walking D-Day by Paul Reed

By Paul Reed

Paul Reed’s most modern battlefield jogging consultant covers the location of the biggest amphibious invasion of all time, step one within the Allied liberation of France and the remainder of northwest Europe. The locations linked to the landings at the Normandy coast on 6 June 1944 are one of the so much memorable battlefield customer can discover. they offer a desirable perception into the size and complexity of the Allied venture and the level of the German defenses – and into the severe episodes within the struggling with that decided even if the Allies may achieve a foothold or be thrown again into the ocean. all of the most vital websites are featured, from Pegasus Bridge, Merville Battery, Ouistrehem and Longues Battery to Juno, Gold, Omaha and Utah shorelines, Pointe du Hoc and Sainte-Mère-Église.

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Sept comme setteur by Patrick Sénécal

By Patrick Sénécal

Le soir du 24 décembre, Rom et Nat guettent le père Noël avec impatience. Le vieil homme surgit dans los angeles cheminée, comme prévu. Mais il n'est plus le même... D'ailleurs, il n'est pas le seul : le lapin de Pâques et l. a. fée des dents sont aussi devenus bien inquiétants. Que se passe-t-il donc ? Rom et Nat résoudront ce mystère en plongeant dans une aventure pleine de surprises...et de frissons.

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Fodor's Paris 2013 (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's

By Fodor's

Expanded Coverage: Paris is often altering, and this version captures the town of Light’s preferred new eating places and resorts.

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wealthy colour positive aspects aid tourists utilize best stories, from traveling awe-inspiring Notre-Dame and Versailles to seeing best art within the Musee du Louvre and exploring the Seine taking walks or through boat. eating place and procuring spotlights spotlight the easiest concepts in every one neighborhood.

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: Paris’s most sensible points of interest and museums are damaged down at a look, as are the head itineraries, most sensible bets for eating places and accommodation, and what to do with youngsters or with out. every one local has a handy review with highlights and sensible suggestion for buying round and making plans a trip. The pull-out urban map, whole with Metro map, contains best points of interest, close by eating, and nice walks.

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Fodor’s Paris 2013 bargains savvy recommendation and suggestions from neighborhood writers to aid tourists utilize their time. Fodor’s selection designates our greatest alternatives, from motels to nightlife.  “Word of Mouth” costs from fellow tourists offer priceless insights. 

TripAdvisor Reviews:
Our experts’ resort choices are bolstered by means of the newest shopper suggestions from TripAdvisor. tourists can publication their Paris stick with self assurance, as purely the simplest houses make the cut. 

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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 l. a. 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 general, 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 los angeles vie, prête à tout pour se tailler une position. Or, elle ne peut savoir que là où elle a élu home, l'expression être « prêt à tout » revêt un sens très particulier…

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The Atlantic Wall by Steven J. Zaloga, Hugh Johnson, Lee Ray, Chris Taylor

By Steven J. Zaloga, Hugh Johnson, Lee Ray, Chris Taylor

In 1942, with Germany's sluggish lack of the strategic initiative to the Allies, Hitler was once compelled to build an impenetrable wall of fortifications alongside the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast. even though, Hitler's grandiose Atlantic wall scheme used to be hampered through the realities of Germany's wartime economic climate. with out the assets and manpower to give a boost to the whole coast, the emphasis used to be put on the nice festung ports, the most probably situation of an Allied amphibious touchdown.

This first quantity in a sequence of 3 offers completely with the constructions at the French Atlantic coast beginning with the Pas de Calais and lengthening all the way down to Spain. that includes particular illustrations and diagrams of many of the sections of the Atlantic Wall and the position that they performed, it supplies an insightful research into one of the most available fortifications of global struggle II.

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