History, French



link to catalog page VAILLANT, Across the Waves

Across the Waves

How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

Author: Derek W. Vaillant
Pub Date: November 2017

The static-filled history of a pioneering radio partnership between two nations   learn more...

link to catalog page BOUTIN, City of Noise

City of Noise

Sound and Nineteenth-Century Paris

Author: Aimée Boutin
Pub Date: June 2015

Making sense and art of peddlers' cries on the streets of Paris   learn more...

link to catalog page SICA, Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera

Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera

Italy's Occupation of France

Author: Emanuele Sica
Pub Date: December 2015

A vivid tableau of how occupiers and the occupied clashed and collaborated during World War Two   learn more...

link to catalog page ADAMS, Poverty, Charity, and Motherhood

Poverty, Charity, and Motherhood

Maternal Societies in Nineteenth-Century France

Author: Christine Adams
Pub Date: August 2010

How notions of motherhood shaped the development of social welfare   learn more...

link to catalog page BROWER, Unruly Spirits

Unruly Spirits

The Science of Psychic Phenomena in Modern France

Author: M. Brady Brower
Pub Date: November 2010

A fascinating history of parapsychic phenomena in France during the age of Sigmund Freud   learn more...