"Better in France?"

'Better in France?'
The Circulation of Ideas Across the Channel in the Eighteenth Century

by Frederic Ogee,Frédéric Ogée

  • Publisher : Bucknell University Press
  • Release : 2005
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 9780838755976
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book discusses the way ideas and forms traveled between Britain and France during the eighteenth century, and the extent to which the circulation of ideas between the two countries could be difficult. The volume shows that this difficulty, because it was acknowledged and often thematized, contributed to an increased awareness of what was really at stake in the very concept of Enlightenment. The examination of points of contact between the two cultures-contacts that became very much the fashion in the course of the eighteenth century-helps us understand how apparently common concepts and concerns fared differently from one country to the next, while being enriched by those contacts. The conversation of aesthetic theories and artistic forms of expression between the two countries sheds interesting light on the overall confrontation of conflicting theories of power and control that expressed themselves throughout the period of complete political redistribution. The ways myths and stories, forms and theories, traveled and changed currency gives us a clearer political grasp on the whole history of exchanges, as writers and artists, encouraged or irritated by the new myth of Progress, kept putting forward nothing else but models and strategies of public and private political economy. Frederic Ogee is Professor of English Literature at the University of Paris 7-Denis Diderot.

Fodor's Dordogne & the Best of Southwest France

Fodor's Dordogne & the Best of Southwest France
with Paris

by Fodor's

  • Publisher : Fodor's Travel
  • Release : 2011-04-19
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN : 0307928594
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Get inspired and plan your next trip with Fodor’s ebook travel guide to Dordogne and Southwest France (including Bordeaux, the Basque Country, and Paris with highlights in between). Intelligent Planning: Discover all of the essential, up-to-date travel insights you expect in a Fodor’s guide, including Fodor’s Choice dining and lodging, top experiences and attractions, and detailed planning advice. Easy Navigation for E-Readers: Whether you’re reading this ebook from start to finish or jumping from chapter to chapter as you develop your itinerary, Fodor’s makes it easy to find the information you need with a single touch. In addition to a traditional main table of contents for the ebook, each chapter opens with its own table of contents, making it easy to browse. Full-Color Photos and Maps: It’s hard not to fall in love with Southwest France as you flip through a vivid full-color photo album. Explore the layout of city centers and popular neighborhoods with easy-to-read full-color maps. Plus get an overview of French geography with the convenient atlas at the end of the ebook. What’s Covered? Get to Know Dordogne and the Best of Southwest France: One of the hottest destinations in France, the Dordogne is a stone-cottage pastoral studded with fairy-tale castles, storybook villages, and France’s top prehistoric sights. The wines of Bordeaux are the standard against which others are measured. They've made the city rich and the owners of its vineyards, like Château Mouton-Rothschild, even richer. The Basque Country will put you under its spell, whether you head for Bay of Biscay resorts like Biarritz, coastal villages such as St-Jean-De-Luz, or the Pyrenean peaks. No trip to France would be complete without a stop in Paris. A quayside vista that takes in the Seine, a passing boat, Notre-Dame, the Eiffel tower, and mansard roofs all in one generous sweep is enough to convince you that this is indeed the most beautiful city on Earth. Note: This ebook edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.

Better Policies France: Restoring Competitiveness

Better Policies France: Restoring Competitiveness
A Book

by OECD

  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 2013-11-28
  • Pages : 91
  • ISBN : 9264207961
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This report summarizes key recent key finds by the OECD relative to the French economy.

Better Regulation in Europe: France 2010

Better Regulation in Europe: France 2010
A Book

by OECD

  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 2010-09-17
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 926408696X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This report maps and analyses the core issues which together make up effective regulatory management for France, laying down a framework of what should be driving regulatory policy and reform in the future.

Christianissimus Christianandus

Christianissimus Christianandus
Or, Reasons for the Reduction of France to a More Christian State

by Marchamont Nedham

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1744
  • Pages : 75
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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France - Culture Smart!

France - Culture Smart!
The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Culture Smart!,Barry Tomalin

  • Publisher : Kuperard
  • Release : 2021-03-04
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1787022692
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The French are "different." You'll often hear this in conversations among the "Anglo-Saxons," as the French like to call English-speakers. "Different" means charming, challenging, questioning, stylish, and doing things in their own way and to their own advantage. By looking at the attitudes and values of the French, and explaining how French life and business works, Culture Smart! France shows you how to fit in as a foreigner. It gives practical advice on how to avoid faux pas and how to behave in different contexts. It takes you through French history, festivals, and traditions, and describes the French at home and at work. Above all, it shows you how the French communicate, and how to get the best out of this idiosyncratic and brilliant people.

It's Good for France and Italy, It's Good for New Zealand--

It's Good for France and Italy, It's Good for New Zealand--
A Book

by Galloway Railway Reinstatement Group

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1970*
  • Pages : 1
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Rick Steves Best of France

Rick Steves Best of France
A Book

by Rick Steves,Steve Smith

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2018
  • Pages : 775
  • ISBN : 9781641710015
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Hit France's can't-miss art, sights, and bites in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of France! Inside you'll find:Strategic advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyShort itineraries covering the best of Paris, Normandy, the Loire, Dordogne, Provence, the French Riviera, and Burgundy, including Versailles, Nice, the D-Day beaches, C?tes du Rh?ne, Monaco, Avignon, and moreRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist trapsThe best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through museums and atmospheric neighborhoodsTrip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get aroundOver 400 full-color pages with detailed maps and vibrant photosSuggestions for side trips and excursionsExperience France's old-world romance and modern-day excitement for yourself with Rick Steves Best of France!Planning a longer trip? Rick Steves France 2018 is the classic, in-depth guide to exploring the country, updated annually.Looking for a quick getaway? Try Rick Steves Pocket Paris.

Travels During the Years 1787, 1788, & 1789

Travels During the Years 1787, 1788, & 1789
Undertaken More Particularly with a View of Ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources, and National Prosperity of the Kingdom of France

by Arthur Young

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1794
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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France and the French in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

France and the French in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century
A Book

by Karl Hillebrand

  • Publisher : London : Trübner
  • Release : 1881
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The King's Esquires; Or, The Jewel of France

The King's Esquires; Or, The Jewel of France
A Book

by George Manville Fenn

  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release : 2019-12-20
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"The King's Esquires; Or, The Jewel of France" by George Manville Fenn. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never
Or Considerations Upon the Conduct of the War; and the Expediency of Making Peace with France ...

by France

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1810
  • Pages : 94
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Women and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-century France, 1800-1852

Women and Visual Culture in Nineteenth-century France, 1800-1852
A Book

by Gen Doy

  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 277
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book examines the relationship of class, gender and race to visual culture in early nineteenth-century France. Drawing extensively on contemporary sources, the author looks at the work of women artists, women art critics and writers to demonstrate that many of the assumptions about female invisibility and objectification in bourgeois culture and society need serious reconsideration. The first half of the nineteenth century was a complex and contradictory period in the formation and contestation of bourgeois ideologies of 'the feminine'. Women, though at a serious disadvantage, became visible as artists, critics and patrons and were not merely invisible, domesticated or 'constructed' by forces outside their control. Women artists such as Angelique Mongez painted heroic neo-classical nudes, while many named (and anonymous) women wrote art criticism, articulating their views as female spectators. Doy also examines notions of 'appropriate' work for women in relation to landscape, genre, sculpture and the emergence of Realism. Of particular interest is the discussion of the representation of black women during this period, when Fren

The Best Read Man in France

The Best Read Man in France
A Cautionary Tale

by Peter Michael Briscoe

  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release : 2007
  • Pages : 119
  • ISBN : 1434400808
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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NO TIME FOR BOOKS? Michael Ashe, an antiquarian bookseller in Los Angeles, suddenly finds his business in decline. Even librarians have turned their backs on books, while pouring money into electronic resources. But Ashe refuses to admit defeat: he continues the hunt for rare tomes in Mexico City and Paris, while struggling with his loneliness and searching for a woman to love. Then he learns the startling story of "the best read man in France." This epiphany leads him into a public battle to save the life of the book itself. This cautionary tale about the demise of the printed book, the decline of reading, and the conflict of print and digital culture, represents a progress report on our drift toward the chilling world of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Read it while you still can--before more books are "disappeared"! PETER BRISCOE, a former academic library administrator, has translated Jose Cabanis' novel, Night Games (1993), and has also written Reading the Map of Knowledge: The Art of Being a Librarian (2001).

Cartography in France, 1660-1848

Cartography in France, 1660-1848
Science, Engineering, and Statecraft

by Josef Konvitz,Visiting Professor Josef Konvitz

  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 1987
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : 9780226450940
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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French scientists, engineers, and public officials were responsible for the most important and distinctive innovations in cartography in eighteenth-century Europe. By expanding the analytical uses of maps, by establishing unprecedented standards of accuracy, and by nurturing institutional frameworks to sustain mapping projects over many years, the French contributed to one of the central concepts of modern times: that man, through direct observation and accumulated information can better understand and manage his affairs. Concentrating on how and why new concepts and techniques of making and using maps were introduced, Josef Konvitz skillfully traces the modernization of cartography during the French Enlightenment. The story he unfolds is not merely a narrative of who did what, but an analysis of how the map itself influenced attitudes toward the land and the consequent effects on planning and the development of resources. Throughout, Konvitz demonstrates the significant relationship between cartography and political, economic, and military life. He emphasizes efforts to enlarge the practical applications of maps in government and the impact of government policy on the evolution of cartography.

Touch Wood

Touch Wood
A Girlhood in Occupied France

by Renée Roth-Hano

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Release : 1988
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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In this autobiographical novel set in Nazi-occupied France, Renee, a young Jewish girl, and her family flee their home in Alsace and live a precarious existence in Paris until Renee and her sister escape to the shelter of a Catholic school in Normandy.

AA Best Drives France

AA Best Drives France
A Book

by AA PUBLISHING

  • Publisher : AA Publishing
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780749567965
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Part of the "AA Best Drives" series, this is a practical guide for motoring in France.

Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century

Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century
A Book

by Madeleine Delpierre

  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 1997-01-01
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN : 9780300071283
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Examines European dress as it evolved in 18th-century France. The text looks at French dress first from an aesthetic point of view, describing in detail fashionable and everyday clothes. It then examines the social and economic factors affecting fashion and compares styles in major European cities.

France Before the Revolution

France Before the Revolution
A Book

by J. H. Shennan

  • Publisher : Methuen Publishing
  • Release : 1983
  • Pages : 37
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This fully revised second edition takes account of historical work produced during the last decade. Covering the period between Louis XIV's death in 1715 and the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789, it discusses: * France's accomplishments in international affairs, commercial expansion, and intellectual and artistic life * the significance of long-term political, social and economic forces in causing the Revolution * how the changing perception of government, from one of divine-right kingship towards the idea of a national enterprise, ultimately undermined the old regime.

Science and Polity in France

Science and Polity in France
The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years

by Charles Coulston Gillispie

  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 2004-07-26
  • Pages : 751
  • ISBN : 0691115419
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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By the end of the eighteenth century, the French dominated the world of science. And although science and politics had little to do with each other directly, there were increasingly frequent intersections. This is a study of those transactions between science and state, knowledge and power--on the eve of the French Revolution. Charles Gillispie explores how the links between science and polity in France were related to governmental reform, modernization of the economy, and professionalization of science and engineering.