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

 

June Reviews

 

Glyn S. Burgess and Leslie C. Brook, eds. and trans., The Anglo-Norman Lay of Haveloc: Text and Translation. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2015. 229 pp. $84.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-84384-413-6.

Review by Jaclyn Rajsic, Queen Mary University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 77

Sylvie Lindeperg, “Night and Fog”: A Film in History. Translated by Tom Mes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014. xxx + 363 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $82.50 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8166-7991-1; $27.50 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-8166-7992-8.

Review by Debarati Sanyal, University of California, Berkeley.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 78

Jay Caplan, Postal Culture in Europe, 1500-1800. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2016. xiv + 210 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. £60.00, €71.00, $75.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1175-2.

Review by Michèle Longino, Duke University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 79

Hakim Abderrezak, Ex-Centric Migrations: Europe and the Maghreb in Mediterranean Cinema, Literature, and Music. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. xiii + 266 pp. Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, filmography, discography, and index. $35.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-2530-2075-8.

Review by Mary B. Vogl, Colorado State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 80

Roland Barthes, “Masculine, Feminine, Neuter” and Other Writings. Vol. 3 of Essays and Interviews. Translated by Chris Turner. London: Seagull Press, 2016. 162 pp. Bibliography. $21.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8574-2242-2.

Review by Andy Stafford, University of Leeds.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 81

Charis Boutieri, Learning in Morocco: Language Politics and the Abandoned Educational Dream. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2016. xix + 280 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-2530-2051-2; $32.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-2530- 2050-5.

Review by Amy Young Evrard, Gettysburg College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 82

Jeffrey M. Leichman, Acting Up: Staging the Subject in Enlightenment France, Lewisburg, Penn.: Bucknell University Press, 2016. xxiii + 261 pp. Notes and index. $85.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781611487244.

Review by Marvin Carlson, Graduate Center, City University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 83

Jeffrey M. Leichman, Acting Up: Staging the Subject in Enlightenment France, Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press; Lanham, Md.: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2016. xxiii + 261 pp. Bibliography and index. $85.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-6114-8724-4.

Review by Alexei G. Evstratov, Freie Universität Berlin.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 84

Anne Motta, Noblesse et pouvoir princier dans la Lorraine ducale, 1624-1737, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016. 618 pp. Preface, notes, bibliography, map, chronology, genealogies, and index. 84.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-5093-8.

Review by Brian Sandberg, Northern Illinois University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 85

Thierry Dutour, Sous l’empire du bien. “Bonnes Gens” et pacte social (XIIIe-XVe siècle), Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 697 pp. Notes, bibliography, and indexes. 59.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3536-2.

Review by Ellen Wurtzel, Oberlin College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 86

Thierry Dutour, Sous l’empire du bien. “Bonnes Gens” et pacte social (XIIIe-XVe siècle), Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. Bibliothèque d’histoire médiévale 13. 697 pp. Notes, bibliography, and indexes. 59.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3536-2.

Réponse de Thierry Dutour, Université Paris-Sorbonne.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 87

Rachel Danon, Les Voix du marronnage dans la littérature française du XVIIIe siècle, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 421 pp. Bibliography and indexes. 49.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3711-3; 79.00€ (cl). ISBN 978-2-8124-3712-0.

Review by Charles Forsdick, University of Liverpool.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 88

Valentina Gosetti, Aloysius Bertrand’s Gaspard de la Nuit: Beyond the Prose Poem, Oxford, U.K.: Modern Humanities Research Association and Routledge, 2016. xii + 170 pp. Illustrations, notes, appendix, bibliography, and index. $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-9096-6283-4.

Review by Catherine Witt, Reed College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 89

Lucie Filipova, Erfüllte Hoffnung. Städtepartnerschaften als Instrument der deutsch-französischen Aussöhnung, 1950-2000, Göttingen and Bristol: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015. 409 pp. Graphs, tables, bibliography, and index. 80.00€ (hb). ISBN 978-3-5251-0139-1.

Review by Carine Germond, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 90

Sarah Gensburger, National Policy, Global Memory: The Commemoration of the “Righteous” from Jerusalem to Paris, 1942-2007. Translated by Katharine Throssell. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2016. vii + 217 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $90.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-78533-254-8; $16.39 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-78533-255-5.

Review by Carolyn J. Dean, Yale University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 91

Raphael Dalleo, ed., Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. vi + 221 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. £75.00 UK (hb); $120.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-7813-8296-7.

Review by John Strachan, Lancaster University, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 92

Henry Rousso, The Latest Catastrophe: History, the Present, the Contemporary. Trans. Jane Marie Todd. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. x + 245 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $32.50 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-226-16506-6.

Review by Caroline Campbell, University of North Dakota.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 93

Cesare Vetter, Marco Marin, Elisabetta Gon, Dictionnaire Robespierre. Lexicométrie et usages langagiers. Outils pour une histoire du lexique de l’Incorruptible, tome I, Trieste: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2015. 768 pp. €60.00 (cl). ISBN 978-8-8830-3701-6.

Review by Masano Yamashita, University of Colorado-Boulder.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 94

Edmund Burke III, The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam, Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2014. xi + 273 pp. Maps, tables, notes, bibliography and index. $49.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-5202-7381-8.

Review by Adam Guerin, Eckerd College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 95

Michel Winock, Flaubert. Translated by Nicholas Elliott. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016. viii + 549 pp. Bibliography, illustrations, and index. $35.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6747-3795-2.

Review by Mary Orr, University of St Andrews.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 96

Anne Bidois, Olivier Feiertag et Yannick Marec, L’université de Rouen. Histoire d’une université nouvelle, Rouen: Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havre, 2016. 224 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. €19,00. ISBN 979-10-240-0651-2.

Review by Emmanuelle Picard, ENS de Lyon.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (June 2017), No. 97

 

July Reviews

 

Benjamin Taylor, Proust: The Search. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015. xiv + 199 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $25.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-3001-6416-9; $16.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-3002-2428-3.

Review by Catherine Perry, University of Notre Dame.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 98

Tony Claydon and Charles-Édouard Levillain, eds. Louis Outside In: Images of the Sun King Beyond France, 1661-1715. Surrey: Ashgate, 2015. xi + 231 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. $124.95 U.S., £60.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-3126-4.

Review by Mark Bryant, University of Chichester, UK.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 99

Tim Palmer, Irreversible. New York: Palgrave, 2015. xxiv + 164 pp. Figures, appendix, bibliography, and index. $35.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-2303-3697-1.

Review by Greg Hainge, University of Queensland.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 100

Scott Soo, The Routes to Exile: France and the Spanish Civil War Refugees, 1939-2009. Manchester University Press: Manchester and New York, 2013. xiii + 290 pp. Maps, bibliography, and index. £29.99. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7190-8691-5.

Review by Michael Seidman, University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 101

Scott Soo, The Routes to Exile: France and the Spanish Civil War Refugees, 1939-2009. Manchester University Press: Manchester and New York, 2013. xiii + 290 pp. Maps, bibliography, and index. £29.99. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7190-8691-5.

Response by Scott Soo, University of Southampton.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 102

Annedith Schneider, Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. xi + 129 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-7849-9149-4.

Review by Gillian Glaes, University of Montana-Missoula.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 103

Pierre Force, Wealth and Disaster: Atlantic Migrations from a Pyrenean Town in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. xviii + 230 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4214-2128-5.

Review by Sandra Ott, University of Nevada, Reno.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 104

Holly Tucker, City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, 2016. xxiii + 298 pp. Maps, figures, chronology, notes, and bibliography. $26.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-393-23978-2.

Review by Sarah Hanley, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 105

Daniel Lee, Pétain’s Jewish Children: French Jewish Youth and the Vichy Regime, 1940-1942. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. xiv + 274 pp. Maps, table, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-1987-0715-8.

Review by Kirrily Freeman, Saint Mary’s University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (July 2017), No. 106

 

August Reviews

 

Suzanne LaVere, Out of the Cloister: Scholastic Exegesis of the Song of Songs, 1100-1250. Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2016. 194+vii. $135.00 (hb). ISBN 978-9-0043-1198-5.

Review by Theresa Gross-Diaz, Loyola University Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 122

Rafe Blaufarb, The Great Demarcation: The French Revolution and the Invention of Modern Property. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xiv + 282 pp. Glossary, notes, bibliography, and index. $74.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-977879-9.

Review by Anthony Crubaugh, Illinois State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 123

Regina R. Félix and Scott D. Juall, eds., Cultural Exchanges between Brazil and France. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2016. vii + 225 pp. Bibliography. $45.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-55753-746-1.

Compte-rendu par Andrea Daher, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 124

Hugh McDonnell, Europeanising Spaces in Paris, c. 1947-1962. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. 289 pp. Bibliography and index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-7813-8302-5.

Review by Kolleen M. Guy, University of Texas at San Antonio.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 125

R. Howard Bloch, One Toss of the Dice: The Incredible Story of How a Poem Made Us Modern. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2016. 320 pp. Illustrations, translation of “Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard” by J.D. McClatchy, bibliography, and index. $27.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8714- 0663-7.

Review by Marshall Olds, Michigan State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 126

Meghan K. Roberts, Sentimental Savants: Philosophical Families in Enlightenment France. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. v + 214 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $45.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-2263-8411-5; $45.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-0-2263-8425-2.

Review by Tracy L. Rutler, The Pennsylvania State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 127

Libby Murphy, The Art of Survival: France and the Great War Picaresque. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2016. 304 pp. Illustrations, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $40.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-300-21751-3.

Review by Alison S. Fell, University of Leeds.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 128

Vincent Milliot, “L’admirable police”: Tenir Paris au siècle des Lumières. Ceyzérieu: Champ Vallon, 2016. 369 pp. Illustrations, maps, and bibliography. 28.00€ (pb). ISBN 979-1-0267-0439-3.

Review by Thomas E. Brennan, United States Naval Academy.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 129

M. Kathryn Edwards, Contesting Indochina: French Remembrance between Decolonization and Cold War. Oakland, Calif.: University of California Press, 2016. xvii + 305 pp. Illustrations, map, bibliography, and index. $70.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-5202-8860-7; $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-5202-8861-4; $34.95 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-0-5209-6346-7.

Review by Claire Edington, University of California San Diego.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 130

Anne Deneys-Tunney and Yves Charles Zarka, eds., Rousseau Between Nature and Culture: Philosophy, Literature, and Politics. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. vi + 206 pp. Bibliography and index. $126.00 US (cl). ISBN 978-3-1104-5075-0.

Review by Gary Kates, Pomona College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 131

Zvi Jonathan Kaplan and Nadia Malinovich, eds., The Jews of Modern France: Images and Identities. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. xii + 355 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $179.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-9-0043-2418-3.

Review by Meredith Scott-Weaver, York College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 132

Sarah Fishman, From Vichy to the Sexual Revolution: Gender and Family Life in Postwar France. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxvi + 263 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $35.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-1902-4862-8.

Review by Judith G. Coffin, University of Texas at Austin.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 133

Jonathan W. Marshall, Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xi + 277 pp. Illustrations, tables, bibliography, and index. $90.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-1375-1761-6.

Compte-rendu par Alexandre Klein, Université Laval (Québec).
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 134

Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken, Kaiama L. Glover, Mark Schuller, and Jhon Picard Byron, eds., The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicament of Narrative, Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2016. vi + 225 pp. Index and notes. $120 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1781382998.

Review by Laura Wagner, Duke University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 135

Neil Murphy, Ceremonial Entries, Municipal Liberties and the Negotiation of power in Valois France, 1328-1589, Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. xvii + 291 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, and index. 130.00 € (hb). ISBN 978-90-04-31356-9.

Review by Lawrence M. Bryant, California State University, Chico.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 136

Clyde Plumauzille, Prostitution et révolution: Les femmes publiques dans la cité républicaine (1789–1804), Ceyzérieu: Champ Vallon, 2016. 393 pp. Illustrations, maps, and bibliography. €28.00 (pb). ISBN 979-1-0267-0066-1.

Review by Jennifer Heuer, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 107

Sébastien Évrard, L’or de Napoléon. Sa stratégie patrimoniale (1806-1814), Paris: L’Harmattan, 2014. 168 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. 18€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-343-02568-1.

Review by Gemma Betros, The Australian National University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 138

Gavin Bowd, The Last Communard: Adrien Lejeune, the Unexpected Life of a Revolutionary, London and New York: Verso, 2016. 182 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $24.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-78478-285-6.

Review by John Bulaitis, Canterbury Christ Church University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 139

Courtney Sullivan, The Evolution of the French Courtesan Novel: From de Chabrillan to Colette, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ix + 127 pp. Bibliography, notes, and index. $54.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-137-59708-3; $39.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-137-59709-0.

Review by Carol Mossman, University of Maryland, College Park.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 140

Dominique Julia, ed., L’École normale de l’an III: Une institution révolutionnaire et ses élèves, Introduction historique à l’édition des Leçons, Paris: Éditions Rue d’Ulm/Presses de l’École normale supérieure, 2016. 656 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. €50.00 (cl). ISBN 978-2-7288-0548-8.

Review by James E. McClellan III, Stevens Institute of Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 141

Minayo Nasiali, Native to the Republic: Empire, Social Citizenship, and Everyday Life in Marseille since 1945, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. xiii + 231 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $49.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-5017-0477-2.

Review by Nicholas Hewitt, University of Nottingham.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 142

Hélène Baty-Delalande and Jean-François Massol, eds., Jean Barois, centenaire d’un roman-monstre : Lectures à vif, lectures actuelles, Bern and New York: Peter Lang, 2017. 208 pp. €65.95 (pb). ISBN 978-3-0343-2141-9.

Review by Robert D. Priest, Royal Holloway, University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 143

Emmanuel Bruno Jean-François, Poétiques de la violence et récits francophones contemporains, Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2017. x + 300 pp. Bibliography and index. $132.00 U.S. (hb) ISBN 978-9-0043-3673-5.

Review by Oana Panaïté, Indiana University Bloomington.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 144

Benjamin G. Martin, The Nazi-Fascist New Order for European Culture, Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 2016. 384 pp. Abbreviations, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780674545748.

Review by Sarah Shurts, Bergen Community College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 145

Ruth Ginio, The French Army and its African Soldiers: The Years of Decolonization, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. xxviii + 250 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $60.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8032-5339-1.

Review by Elisabeth Fink, Hertford College, Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 146

Jeremy Hayhoe, Strangers and Neighbours: Rural Migration in Eighteenth-Century Northern Burgundy, Toronto, Buffalo and London: University of Toronto Press, 2016. viii + 274 pp. Maps, tables, figure, notes, bibliography, and index. $60.00 CAN. (cl). ISBN 9781442650480; $60.00 CAN. (eb). ISBN 9781442623903.

Review by Peter M. Jones, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 147

Michael Marrinan, Gustave Caillebotte: Painting the Paris of Naturalism, 1872-1887, Los Angeles: The Getty Research Institute, 2016. xi + 390 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $69.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-6060-6507-5.

Review by Marnin Young, Yeshiva University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 148

Jennifer Johnson, The Battle for Algeria: Sovereignty, Health Care, and Humanitarianism, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. xiii + 270 pp. Illustrations, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $75.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780812247718; (eb). ISBN 9780812292008.

Review by Emma Kuby, Northern Illinois University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (August 2017), No. 149

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September Reviews

 

Johannes Fried, Charlemagne, trans. Peter Lewis. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2016. xi + 673 pp. Maps, plates, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-674- 73739-6.

Review by Thomas F. X. Noble, University of Notre Dame.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 150

Michel Pinault, Maurice Barrès et “la grande pitié des laboratoires de France”: discours parlementaires pour une politique des recherches scientifiques en France (1919-1923). Paris: L’Harmattan, 2015. 330 pp. Illustrations, charts, notes, bibliography, and name index. €29.00 (pb). ISBN: 978-2-343-07605-8.

Review by Alex Dracobly, University of Oregon.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 151

Sophie Wahnich, La Révolution française n’est pas un mythe. Paris: Klincksieck, 2017. 247 pp. Notes. 25.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-252-04052-2.

Review by Timothy Scott Johnson, Texas A & M University Corpus Christi.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 152

Christine de Pizan, The Book of the Mutability of Fortune. Trans. and ed. Geri L. Smith. Toronto: Iter Press; Tempe, Ariz.: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2017. xvi + 294 pp. Bibliography and index. $44.95 US (pb). ISBN 978-0-8669-8570-3.

Review by Charles-Louis Morand Métivier, The University of Vermont.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 153

Kate Averis and Isabel Hollis-Troué, eds., Exiles, Travellers and Vagabonds: Rethinking Mobility in Francophone Women’s Writing. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2016. xiv + 272 pp. Bibliography and index. £95.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-7831-6928-3.

Review by Régine Michelle Jean-Charles, Boston College.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 154

Rod Phillips, French Wine: A History. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. xi + 335 pp. $34.95 U.S. Notes, bibliography, and index. (hb). ISBN 9780520285231.

Review by Andrew W M Smith, University of Chichester.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 155

Thomas Labbé, Les catastrophes naturelles au Moyen Âge. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2017. 349 pp. Tables, notes, and bibliography. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-2710-8947-2.

Review by Steven A. Epstein, University of Kansas.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 156

Maud S. Mandel, Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2014. x + 253 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6911- 2581-7; $24.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-6911-7350-4.

Review by Julie Kalman, Monash University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 157

Elizabeth Chesney Zegura, Marguerite de Navarre’s Shifting Gaze: Perspectives on gender, class, and politics in the Heptaméron. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. viii + 276 pp. Bibliography and index. $140.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-8730-8.

Review by Leanna Bridge Rezvani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 158

Richard Ivan Jobs, Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 360 pp. Map, illustrations, bibliography, and index. $105.00 U.S. (cl.). ISBN 978- 0-226-43897-9; $35.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-226-46203-5.

Review by Christopher S. Thompson, Ball State University.
H-France Review Vol. 17 (September 2017), No. 159

 

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