Category: France


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Berlitz French Picture Dictionary

By: Berlitz Guides

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Berlitz, 2004

Edition: 2

With more than 1000 colorful entries, the Berlitz Kids Picture Dictionaries offer children a source of alphabetized words that will spark curiosity and enhance language learning. These lively and entertaining dictionaries are filled with terms every child wants to know, including colors, shapes, numbers, family members, foods, and animals. Illustrated by award-winning Chris Demarest with lovable characters in hilarious situations, these basic reference books are as fun a... View more info


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Price: $7.95

Publisher: Penfield Press,

Mary Lou Hattery, who has studied cooking in France, compiled a collection of French recipes. Photographs for the covers are ones taken by Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret while on a barge trip on the river Seine north to Normandy, accompanied by her spouse, Dwayne, and friends. The cover view of the Eiffel tower at midnight was exciting and best taken from the middle of the river. The Eiffel tower with the Statue of Liberty replica is inside the book. View more info

Opening the Ozarks: A Historical Geography of Missouri's Ste. Genevieve District, 1760-1830..

By: N/A

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Missouri University Press,

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CD: French Memories of Eighteenth-Century America

By: Charles H. Sherrill

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books,

In his 1903 Journal du Voyage, the Prince de Broglie opined, “The ladies of Philadelphia, although magnificent enough in their costumes, generally do not wear them with much taste. In arranging their hair they have less lightness of touch than our French women. While they have good figures, the lack grace and make their curtsies badly.” This book presents a delightful collection of memoirs from a uniquely French perspective. The author has collected the writings of n... View more info

Pioneers of France in the New World

By: Francis Parkman Introduction by Colin G. Calloway

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1996

In the sixteenth century, Spain claimed the fabled New World, and a rash of explorers sailed there seeking riches and, most famously, a fountain of youth. Although France made inroads into Florida, ultimately the French, like the Spanish, failed to establish dominion over North America. Francis Parkman tells why.The first part of Pioneers of France in the New World deals with the attempts of the Spanish and the French Huguenots to occupy Florida; the second, with the... View more info

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The French Revolutionary Wars

By: Gregory Fremont-Barnes

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Osprey, 2001

Europe's great powers formed two powerful coalitions against France, yet force of numbers, superior leadership and the patriotic fervour of France's citizen-soldiers not only defeated each in turn, but closed the era of small, professional armies fighting for limited political objectives. This period produced commanders whose names remain a by-word for excellence in leadership to this day, Napoleon and Nelson. From Italy to Egypt Napoleon demonstrated his strategic geniu... View more info

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French Picture Word Book

By: Hayward Cirker, Barbara Steadman

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications,

Pleasant, practical learning aid contains 15 carefully drawn scenes (14 double-page, one single-page) of home, school, farm, beach, other environments. Each scene contains dozens of common objects, people, animals and other features, labeled in French. To help reinforce words and meanings, scenes are designed for coloring. A list of all the French words (with definite articles and English translations) is at the back of the book. View more info

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The French Wars 1667–1714: The Sun King at war

By: John A Lynn

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Osprey, 2002

Campaigns fought by Louis XIV, the Sun King, shaped the borders of European states, the destinies of royal dynasties, and even the patterns of absolutist government. This book presents the most authoritative yet accessible and succinct account of these all-important struggles available today, covering every aspect of the wars from decisions made by the king at his palace at Versailles to the life of the troops encamped in the field. Focusing on the French army, the great... View more info

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French: How to Speak and Write It

By: Joseph Lemaître

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Dover Publications,

Probably the most delightful, useful and comprehensive elementary book available for learning spoken and written French, either with or without a teacher. Index. View more info

Compact French-English, English-French Dictionary

By: Kenneth Urwin

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group,

This Compact French-English, English-French Dictionary contains more than 80,000 entries, including full pronunciation guide, colloquialisms, neologisms, and more. View more info

Blood Ties and Fictive Ties

By: Kristin Elizabeth Gager

Price: $9.96

Publisher: Princeton University Press, 1996

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French and Native North American Marriages, 1600-1800

By: Paul J. Bunnell, FACG, UE

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

After finding his four Huron lines who came from Ontario, Canada, and who took refuge in Quebec with the help of the Jesuit priests around 1640, genealogist Paul J. Bunnell, renowned for his books on Loyalist ancestors, felt compelled to make this primary and secondary source information available to help others find their Native American connections. Persecuted by the Iroquois for trading with the French, the Huron, who had numbered around 20,000 were reduced to 2,000 b... View more info

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A Social History of France, 1789-1914, Second Edition

By: Peter McPhee

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004

Edition: 2

This volume provides an authoritative synthesis of recent work on the social history of France and is now thoroughly revised and updated to cover the 'long nineteenth century' from 1789-1914. Peter McPhee offers both a readable narrative and a distinctive, coherent argument about this century. McPhee explores themes such as peasant interaction with the environment, the changing experience of work and leisure, the nature of crime and protest, changing demographic patterns... View more info

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Traveller's History of France

By: Robert Cole

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Interlink Publishing,

Edition: 7

Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, the myriad of cultural opportunities – all make the country a perennial and irresistible attraction.A Traveller's History of France takes the reader from the first conquests of ancient Gaul through the Renaissance, the turmoil and triumph of the French Revolution, and on through the 20th century of ... View more info

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The French Religious Wars 1562–1598

By: Robert Jean Knecht

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Osprey, 2002

The eight French Wars of Religion began in 1562 and lasted for 36 years. Although the wars were fought between Catholics and Protestants, this books draws out in full the equally important struggle for power between the king and the leading nobles, and the rivalry between the nobles themselves as they vied for control of the king. In a time when human life counted for little, the destruction reached its height in the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre when up to 10,000 Protes... View more info