H-France Reviews: Volume 17

January Reviews

 

Marguerite Figeac-Monthus, Les Enfants de l’Emile? L’effervescence éducative de la France au tournant des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles. Berne: Peter Lang, 2015. xiii + 326 pp. 7 b/w illustrations, 1 color illustration, 14 tables, 7 graphs, annexes, and bibliography. $63.95 U. S. (pb). ISBN 978-3-0352-0317-2; $63.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-3-0343-1693-4.

Compte-rendu par Nadine Bérenguier, University of New Hampshire.
Réponse par Marguerite Figeac-Monthus, Université de Bordeaux.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), Nos. 1 and 2

Delphine Gardey, Le linge du Palais-Bourbon: Corps, matérialité et genre du politique à l’ère démocratique. Paris: Le Bord de l’eau, 2015. 256 pp. Illustrations, notes. 22€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-35687-365-1.

Review by Leora Auslander, University of Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 3

Michel Biard, La liberté ou la mort. Mourir en député, 1792-1795. Paris: Tallandier, 2015. 363 pp. 23.90€. (pb). ISBN: 979-1-0210-0731-4.

Compte-rendu par Sophie Wahnich, CNRS/EHESS.
Réponse par Michel Biard, Normandie Université, UniRouen.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), Nos. 4 and 5

Jean-François Petit, Jacques Chevalier (1882-1962) et la philosophie française. Bruxelles: P.I.E. Peter Lang, S.A., 2015. 256 pp. 40.00€. (hb). ISBN 978-2-87574-258-2.

Review by John Hellman, McGill University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 6

Lisa Fagin Davis, La Chronique Anonyme Universelle: Reading and Writing History in Fifteenth-Century France. London and Turnhout: Harvey Miller Publishers (Brepols), 2014. vi + 439 pp. + CD-ROM. Tables, diagrams, notes, bibliography, plates, and indices. €175.00 (cl.) ISBN 978-1-905375-55-4.

Review by Chris Jones, University of Canterbury.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 7

Joëlle Rollo-Koster, Avignon and its Papacy, 1309-1417: Popes, Institutions, and Society. Lanham, Md., and London: Rowan and Littlefield, 2015. xiii + 314 pp. $ 75.00 US (cl.). ISBN 978-1-4422-1532-0

Review by Patrick Nold, The University at Albany, SUNY.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 8

Philippe Oulmont, Pierre Denis: Français libre et citoyen du monde. Paris: Nouveau Monde Éditions, 2012. 474 pp. Chronology, archival sources, and index. 25.00€. (pb.). ISBN 2-36583-336-5.

Review by Valerie Deacon, New York University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 9

Olivier Fatio, Louis Tronchin: Une transition calvinienne. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 1,143 pp. Collection: Histoire des temps modernes, 2. Bibliography and index nominum. 83.00 € (pb) IBSN 978-2- 8124-4622-1.

Review by Michaël Green, University of Cordoba.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 10

Jared Goss, French art deco. New York and New Haven, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Distributed by Yale University Press, 2014, ix, 270 p. $50.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781588395252 (Metropolitan Museum of Art), 9780300204308 (Yale University Press).

Review by Tim Benton, Open University, London.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 11

Hervé Baudry, Le dos de ses livres: Descartes a-t-il lu Montaigne? Paris: Honoré Champion, 2015. 393 pp. Appendices, bibliography, and index. 65 € (pb). ISBN 978-2-7453-2891-5.

Review by Andrea Gadberry, New York University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 12

Caroline Ford, Natural Interests: The Contest over Environment in Modern France. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. x + 281 pp. Maps, table, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-6740-4590-3.

Review by Diana K. Davis, University of California at Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 13

Steven L. Kaplan, The Stakes of Regulation: Perspectives on Bread, Politics and Political Economy Forty Years Later. London: Anthem Press, 2015. 468 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $130.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-7830-8476-0.

Review by Paul Cheney, University of Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 14

Marc Debuisson, Régimes démographiques et structures socio-économiques: Les communautés villageoises de la province de Namur durant la première moitié du 19e siècle. Bern: Peter Lang SA. Editions scientifiques internationales, 2015. xxii + 746 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, and bibliography. 129€ (cl). ISBN 9783-0343-1671-2.

Review by Katherine A. Lynch, Carnegie Mellon University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 15

Mara van der Lugt, Bayle, Jurieu, and the Dictionnaire Historique et Critique. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xvi + 319pp. Tables, figures, appendix, bibliography, index. $110.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-19-876926-2.

Review by Anton M. Matytsin, Kenyon College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 16

Joseph Acquisto, Adrianna M. Paliyenko and Catherine Witt, eds., Poets as Readers in Nineteenth-Century France: Critical Reflections. London: imlr books (Institute of Modern Languages Research), 2015. 272 pp. & index. £25.00 (cl). ISBN 978-0-85457-246-5.

Review by Stamos Metzidakis, Washington University in Saint Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 17

Catherine Collomp, Résister au nazisme. Le Jewish Labor Committee, New York, 1934-1945. Paris: CNRS Editions, 2016. 336 pp. Annexes, notes, bibliography, and index. 25.00€. (cl). ISBN 978-2-271-09002-7.

Review by Jean-Marc Dreyfus, The University of Manchester.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 18

Christina Elizabeth Firpo, The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. xi + 260 pp. Bibliography and index. $55.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8248-4757-9.

Review by Anne Raffin, National University of Singapore.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 19

Alain Chatriot, La politique du blé. Crises et régulation d'un marché dans la France de l'entre-deux-guerres. Paris: Comité pour l'histoire économique et financière de la France / IGPDE, 2016. 620 pp. 39.00€. (cl). ISBN 978-2-11-129398-4.

Review by Venus Bivar, Washington University of St. Louis.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 20

Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu, Correspondance choisie: "Avec respect et l'amitié la plus tendre." Edited by Philip Stewart. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016. 283 pp. 34€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-4615-3.

Review by Henry C. Clark, Dartmouth College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 21

Marian Hobson, ed., and Kate E. Tunstall and Caroline Warman, trans., Denis Diderot's Rameau's Nephew: A Multi-Media Edition. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2016. 264 pp. Introduction, original text, English translation, embedded audio-files, explanatory notes, interactive material. £18.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-9092-5490-9; £32.95 (hb). ISBN 978-1-9092-5491-6; £5.99 (PDF). ISBN 978-1-90925492-3; £5.99 (eb). ISBN 978-1-9092-5493-0; £5.99 (mobi). ISBN 978-1-9092-5494-7.

Review by Andrew S. Curran, Wesleyan University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 22

Claude Blanckaert, ed., Le Musée de l'homme, histoire d'un musée laboratoire. Paris: Editions Artlys/Muséum National d'Histoire naturelle, 2015. 288 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. 39€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-85495-612-2.

Review by John Warne Monroe, Iowa State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 23

Patricia M.E. Lorcin and Todd Shepard, eds., French Mediterraneans: Transnational and Imperial Histories. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. 426 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. $65.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8032-4993-6.

Review by Sarah A. Curtis, San Francisco State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 24

Jean-Claude Larrat, Sans oublier Malraux. Classiques Garnier, 2016. 419 pp. Bibliography and indexes. 39€ (pb) ISBN 978-2-8124-4771-6.

Review by Derek Allan, Australian National University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 25

Mariana Saad, Cabanis, comprendre l'homme pour changer le monde. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016 (Collection 'Histoire et philosophie des sciences', 10), 309 pp. Preface by Jackie Pigeaud, bibliography, index nominum and index rerum. 37.00€. ISBN 978-2-406-05803-8.

Review by Ann Thomson, European University Institute.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 26

Peter M. Jones, Agricultural Enlightenment: Knowledge, Technology, and Nature, 1750–1840. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xi + 256 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $100.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 9780198716075.

Review by Stephen Miller, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (January 2017), No. 27

February Reviews

 

Abbé Prévost, The Greek Girl’s Story, Alan J. Singerman, trans. and intro. Foreword by Jean Sgard. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014. xiv + 248 pp. Illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography. $69.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-271-06391-1; $29.95 (pb). ISBN 978-0- 271-06392-8.

Review by E. Joe Johnson, Clayton State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 28

Jennifer D. Thibodeaux, The Manly Priest: Clerical Celibacy, Masculinity, and Reform in England and Normandy, 1066-1300. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. viii + 230 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $59.95 US (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-4752-7; $59.95 US (eb). ISBN 978-0-8122- 9194-0.

Review by Cary Howie, Cornell University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 29

Jennifer D. Thibodeaux, The Manly Priest: Clerical Celibacy, Masculinity, and Reform in England and Normandy, 1066-1300. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. viii + 230 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $59.95 US (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-4752-7; $59.95 US (eb). ISBN 978-0-8122- 9194-0.

Review by Laura L. Gathagan, State University of New York at Cortland.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 30

Till Hanisch, Justice et puissance de juger chez Montesquieu. Une étude contextualiste. Paris: Classiques Garnier, « Bibliothèque de la pensée juridique » 5, 2015. 300 pp. bibliographie, index et table des matières. ISBN 978-2-8124-3563-8.

Compte-rendu par Gabrielle Radica, Université de Picardie-Jules Verne.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 31

Lee Hendrix, ed., Noir: The Romance of Black in Nineteenth-Century French Drawings and Prints. Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016. viii + 174 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-6060-6482-5.

Review by Kathryn Brown, Loughborough University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 32

Matthew Affron, ed., Émilie Charmy. Exh. cat. Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville August 23, 2013- February 2, 2014, The Arts Club of Chicago, February 27-May 17, 2014 (Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia: Charlottesville, 2013). 120 pp., color plates, figures, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-9835059-5-2.

Review by Julie M. Johnson, University of Texas at San Antonio.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 33

James Naus, Contesting Kingship: The Capetian Monarchs of France and the Early Crusades. Manchester, U.K.: Manchester University Press, 2016. xiv + 163 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $105 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0719090974.

Review by Jay Rubenstein, University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 34

David Looseley, Édith Piaf: A Cultural History. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. vii + 254 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. £25.00. (hb). ISBN 978-1-7813-8257-8.

Review by Jonathyne Briggs, Indiana University Northwest.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 35

Charlotte Foucher Zarmanian, Créatrices en 1900: Femmes artistes en France dans les milieux symbolistes. Paris: Éditions mare & martin, 2015. 358 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. 37.00€. (pb). ISBN 979-1-0920-5447-7.

Review by Jessica M. Dandona, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 36

Mathew Kuefler, The Making and Unmaking of a Saint: Hagiography and Memory in the Cult of Gerald of Aurillac. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 306 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $79.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8122-4552-3.

Review by Steven Vanderputten, Universiteit Gent.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 37

Mathew Kuefler, The Making and Unmaking of a Saint: Hagiography and Memory in the Cult of Gerald of Aurillac. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 306 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $79.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8122-4552-3.

Response by Mathew Kuefler, San Diego State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 38

Philip Handyside, The Old French William of Tyre. Leiden: Brill, 2015. 290 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography and index. 115.00€ (hb). IBSN 978-9-0042-5688-0.

Review by Simon John, Swansea University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 39

Lucie Laumonier, Solitudes et solidarités en ville. Montpellier, mi-xiiie-fin xve siècles, Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. 426 pp. Annexes, bibliographie, et index. 79,00 € (pb). ISBN 978-2-5035-5499-0.

Review by Pierre Chastang, Université de Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 40

Laine E. Doggett and Daniel E. O’Sullivan, eds., Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies: Essays in Honor of E. Jane Burns. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2016. 280 pp. Illustrations, list of illustrations, list of contributors, and index. $99.00 (cl). ISBN 978-1-84384-427-3.

Review by Stephen G. Nichols, Johns Hopkins University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 41

Alexia M. Yates, Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2015. 353 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6740-8821-4.

Review by H. Hazel Hahn, Seattle University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 42

Caroline Campbell, Political Belief in France, 1927-1945: Gender, Empire, and Fascism in the Croix de Feu and Parti Social Français. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. xiv + 286 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $48.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8071-6097-8.

Review by Joan Tumblety, University of Southampton.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 43

Rebecca P. Scales, Radio and the Politics of Sound in Interwar France, 1921-1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. ix + 299 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781107108677; $80.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 9781316490709.

Review by Adam C. Stanley, University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 44

Lia Brozgal and Sara Kippur, Being Contemporary: French Literature, Culture, and Politics Today. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2016. 288 pp. £75.00. (hb). ISBN 9781781382639.

Review by David Pettersen, University of Pittsburgh.

Response by Lia Brozgal, University of California, Los Angeles and Sara Kippur, Trinity College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), Nos. 45 and 72

Charles Bonn, Lectures nouvelles du roman algérien. Essai d’autobiographie intellectuelle. Paris: Classiques Garnier, Coll. Bibliothêques francophones, 2016. 280 pp. Bibliography and indices. 29.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-5107-2; 68.00€. (hb). ISBN 978-2-8124-5108-9 (hb).

Review by Margarita García Casado, Universidad de Cantabria.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 46

William Hanley, A biographical dictionary of French censors 1742-1789, vol. 2. Ferney-Voltaire: Centre International d'Étude du XVIIIe siècle, 2016. xi + 632 pp. Notes, bibliography, illustrations, table of contents. €225.00. (pb) ISBN 978-2-84559-120-2.

Review by Thomas Munck, University of Glasgow.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 47

 

March Reviews

 

Nicola Frith and Kate Hodgson, eds., At the Limits of Memory: Legacies of Slavery in the Francophone World [Francophone Postcolonial Studies, New Series, Vol. 6]. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. viii + 256 pp. Illustrations, notes and index. £75.00 UK (hb), $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781781381595.

Review by Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, California State University-San Marcos.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 48

Jérôme Bourdon, Histoire de la télévision sous de Gaulle. 2nd edition. Paris: Presses des Mines, 2014. 356 pp. Tables, bibliography, and abbreviations. 32.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-3567-1080-2.

Review by Tamara Chaplin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 49

Theodore Evergates, Henry the Liberal, Count of Champagne, 1127-1181. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. ix + 307 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $75.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-4790-9.

Review by Brigitte M. Bedos-Rezak, New York University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 50

Robert S. DuPlessis, The Material Atlantic: Clothing, Commerce, and Colonization in the Atlantic World, 1650-1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, xviii + 351 pp. Plates, figures, maps, tables, appendixes, notes, bibliography, and index. $29.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN-13: 9781107105911; $24.00 U.S. (ed). ISBN-13: 9781316405369.

Review by Cecile Vidal, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 51

Eric T. Jennings, Free French Africa in World War II: The African Resistance. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xvi + 300 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $28.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-1076-9697-6.

Review by Kim Munholland, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 52

Claire Eldridge, From empire to exile: History and memory within the pied-noir and harki communities, 1962- 2012. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. xiv + 337 pp. Bibliography and index. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-7190-8723-3.

Review by Darcie Fontaine, University of South Florida.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 53

Valérie Sottocasa, Les brigands et la Révolution. Violences politiques et criminalité dans le Midi (1789-1802), Ceyzérieu: Champ Vallon, 2016, 406 pp., 25 euro, ISBN 979-10-267-0087-6.

Review by Samuel Guicheteau (CRHIA, Université de Nantes).
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 54

Laure Himy-Piéri, Pierre Jean Jouve. La modernité et ses possibles, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2014. 373 pp. Notes, bibliographie et index. 45.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3122-7.

Review by Machteld Castelein, KU Leuven.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 55

Michelle E. Bloom, Contemporary Sino-French Cinemas: Absent Fathers, Banned Books, and Red Balloons, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2016. xi + 271 pp. Illustrations, notes, filmography, bibliography, and index. $59.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8248-5158-3.

Review by Chris Berry, King’s College London.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 56

Olivier Wieviorka, The French Resistance, Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. 592 pp. 1 line illustration, 3 maps, chronology, and bibliography. $39.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780674731226.

Review by Valerie Deacon, New York University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 57

Martin O’Shaughnessy, Laurent Cantet, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 208 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. £65.00. (hb). ISBN: 978-0-7190-9150-6.

Review by Jessica Livingston, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 58

Jacques Derrida, Heidegger: The Question of Being and History, Thomas Dutoit (ed.). Geoffrey Bennington (tr.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xix + 288pp. Index of names. $40.00 (hb). ISBN 9780226355115.

Review by Gregory Jones-Katz, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 59

Philippe Poirrier, ed., Les politiques de la culture en France, Paris: La documentation Française, 2016. 888 pp. 11.90€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-11-010249-2.

Review by Jeremy Ahearne, University of Warwick, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (March 2017), No. 60

 

April Reviews

 

Jonathan Abel, Guibert: Father of Napoleon’s Grande Armée, Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. xii + 278 pp. Illustrations, maps, index. $34.95 (hb) ISBN 978-0-8061-5443-5.

Review by Beatrice Heuser, University of Reading.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 61

Robert Gildea, Fighters in the Shadows. A New History of the French Resistance. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. xiv + 594 pp. $35.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780674286108.

Review by Gavin Bowd, University of St Andrews.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 62

Catherine François-Giappiconi, Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée (1692-1754). Un dramaturge précurseur méconnu. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2015. 2 vols. 1320 pp. Annexes. 300€ (pb) ISBN 978- 27453-2778-9.

Compe-rendu par Maria Grazia Porcelli, Università degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 63

Mark Hinchman, Portrait of an Island: The Architecture and Material Culture of Gorée, Sénégal, 1758-1837. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. xvii+ 396 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $70.00 (hb). ISBN 978-0-8032-5413-8.

Review by Kalala Ngalamulume, Bryn Mawr College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 64

Jacques Berchtold et Claude Habib, Les Confessions. Se dire, tout dire , Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 263 pages, index, présentation des auteurs et résumés, table. ISBN 978-2-8124-3832-5.

Review by Isabelle Chanteloube, Université de Lyon 3.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 65

Seán Alexander Smith, Fealty and Fidelity: The Lazarists of Bourbon France, 1660-1736, Farnham Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2015. viii + 227 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $124.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-4724-4478-3.

Review by Linda Lierheimer, Hawaiʻi Pacific University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 66

Anne-Sophie Fournier-Plamondon and Andrée-Anne Plourde, eds., Argent, commerce et échange sous l’Ancien Régime: XIIe colloque “Jeunes chercheurs” du Cercle interuniversitaire d’étude sur la République des Lettres (CIERL), Paris: Hermann, 2016. 184 pp. Notes and bibliography. 24.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-7056-9238-4.

Review by Julia V. Douthwaite, University of Notre Dame.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 67

Carolyn Chappell Lougee, Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will, New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiii + 466pp. Illustrations, tables, maps, notes, bibliography, and index. $55.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780190241315.

Review by Susan Broomhall, The University of Western Australia.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 68

Pierre de L’Estoile, Les Belles figures et drolleries de la Ligue: edition critique avec introduction et notes, ed. Gilbert Schrenck. Geneva: Droz, 2016. xxxii + 416 pp. Notes, 96 illustrations, black and white, bibliography and index. 103.32€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-600-01619-3.

Review by Tom Hamilton, Trinity College, Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 69

Philippe Lejeune, Aux origines du journal personnel: France, 1750-1815., Paris: Honoré Champion, coll. « Les dix-huitièmes siècles », 189, 2016. 648 pp. Illustrations, bibliographie et index. 99.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-7453-3037-6.

Review by Benoît Melançon, Université de Montréal.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 70

Nicolas Grimaldi, Le baiser du soir. Sur la psychologie de Proust., Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 2015. 112 pp. 13€ ISBN: 978-2-13-065101-7.

Review by Adam Watt, University of Exeter.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (April 2017), No. 71

Response to H-France Review Vol. 17, no. 45 by Lia Brozgal, University of California, Los Angeles and Sara Kippur, Trinity College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (February 2017), No. 72 - see above for original review.
 

 

May Reviews

 

Douglas Kelly, Machaut and the Medieval Apprenticeship Tradition: Truth, Fiction and Poetic Craft. Gallica, vol. 35. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2014. xix + 356 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-84384-372-6.

Review by Domenic Leo, Duquesne University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (May 2017), No. 73

Amy Wigelsworth, Rewriting “Les Mystères de Paris”: The “Mystères Urbains” and the Palimpsest. Cambridge: Legenda, 2016. xii + 232 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 978-1-909662-36-0.

Review by Adam Cutchin, Barnard College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (May 2017), No. 74

Sophie Abdela, Simon Dagenais, Julien Perrier-Chartrand, and Marie-Florence Sguaitamatti, eds., La Sociabilité du solitaire: pratiques et discours de l’intimité, de l’exclusion et du secret à l’époque moderne. Paris: Hermann, 2016. 182 pp. Notes. 23.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-7056-9298-8.

Review by John J. Conley, S.J., Loyola University Maryland.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (May 2017), No. 75

Gabor Gelléri, Philosophies du voyage: visiter l’Angleterre aux 17e-18e siècles. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016, xi+297 pp. Tables, notes, bibliography and index. $76 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1183-7.

Review by Rosemary Sweet, University of Leicester.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (May 2017), No. 76

 

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