H-France Reviews: Volume 18

January Reviews

 

Elizabeth A. Fraser, Mediterranean Encounters: Artists Between Europe and the Ottoman Empire, 1774-1839. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017. 300 pp. $89.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0- 271-07320-0.

Review by Roger Benjamin, University of Sydney.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 1

Jean-Luc Nancy, with Adèle van Reeth. Coming. Translated by Charlotte Mandell. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017. x + 155 pp. Bibliographic references and notes. $75.00 (hb) ISBN 9780823273461; $22.00 (pb) ISBN 9780823273478.

Review by Elizabeth Stephens, The University of Queensland.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 2

Jody Enders, ed., trans., “Holy Deadlock” and Other Ribaldries: Another Dozen Medieval French Plays in Modern English. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 552 pp. Illustrations, notes, appendices, bibliography, and index. $65.00 US (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-4874-6.

Review by Lofton L. Durham, Western Michigan University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 3

Patrice Arnaud and Fabien Théofilakis, eds., Gestapo & Polices allemandes: France, Europe de l'Ouest, 1939-1945. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2017. 277 pp. List of abbreviations, end notes, select bibliography, list of authors, index, and table of contents. €25 (pb). ISBN 978-2-271-08945-8.

Review by Thomas J. Laub, Delta State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 4

Damien Mooney, Southern Regional French: A Linguistic Analysis of Language and Dialect Contact. London: Legenda, 2016. ix + 158 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, appendices, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-909662-89-6.

Review by Paul Cohen, University of Toronto.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 5

Pierre Monforte, Europeanizing Contention. The Protest Against ‘Fortress Europe’ in France and Germany. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. x + 252 pp. Tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $95.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-85745-996-1.

Review by Stefan Berger, Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 6

Marc Gottlieb, The Deaths of Henri Regnault. Chicago, Ill. and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016. xiv + 298. Figures, notes, and index. $60.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780226276045.

Review by John P. Lambertson, Washington and Jefferson College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 7

Paul Douglas Grant, Cinéma Militant: Political Filmmaking and May 1968. London & New York: Wallflower Press, 2016. viii + 224 pp. Notes, filmography, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-23-17666-8. $28.00 U.S. (pb) ISBN 978-0-23-117667-5.

Review by Steven Ungar, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 8

Jan C. Jansen and Jürgen Osterhammel, Decolonization: A Short History. Translated by Jeremiah Riemer. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017. xi + 252 pp. $27.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6911-6521-9.

Review by Jessica Lynne Pearson, Macalester College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 9

Gérald Arboit, ed., Renseignement et avant-guerre de 1914 en Grande Région. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2016. 163pp. 22€ (pb). ISBN: 978-2-271-09085-0.

Review by Deborah Bauer, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 10

Laurent Joly, Dénoncer les juifs sous l’Occupation : Paris, 1940-1944. Paris : CNRS Éditions, 2017. 230 pp. Illustrations, facsimiles, notes, bibliography, and index. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-2710-9432-2.

Review by Jean-Marc Dreyfus, The University of Manchester.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 11

Jean-Pierre Bois, L’Abbé de Saint-Pierre, entre classicisme et Lumières. Ceyzérieu : Champ Vallon, 2017. 367 pp. Sources, bibliographie, et index. 27.00€. (pb). ISBN 979-10-267-0511-6.

Compte-rendu par Carole Dornier, Université de Caen Normandie, France.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 12

Cathy Lisa Schneider, Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. 304 pp. Notes, index, and acknowledgements. $29.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-8122-2390-3.

Review by Leïla Ennaïli, Central Michigan University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 13

Michel Pastoureau, Red: The History of a Color. Translated by Jody Gladding. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2017. 213 pp. Illustrations and bibliography. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6911-7277-4.

Review by Anna Russakoff, American University of Paris.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 14

Brînduşa Grigoriu, Actes d’émotion, pactes d’initiation: Le spectre des fabliaux. Craiova: Editura Universitaria, 2015. 262 pp. Bibliography. 30.00 lei. ISBN 978-6-0614-0912-9.

Review by Daniel Smith, Michigan State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 15

Adelaïde Cron, Mémoires féminins de la fin du XVIIe siècle à la période révolutionnaire. Enquête sur la constitution d’un genre et d’une identité. Paris : Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2016. 286 pp. Bibliographie et index. €16.50 (pb). ISBN 978-2-8785-4686-6.

Compte-rendu par Marie-Laure Girou Swiderski, Université d’Ottawa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 16

Charles J. Esdaile, Napoleon, France and Waterloo: The Eagle Rejected. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2016. xiv + 257 pp. Illustrations, notes, select bibliography, and index. $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN-10 1473870828.

Review by Matthew D. Zareczny, John Carroll University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 17

Gavin Murray-Miller, The Cult of the Modern: Trans-Mediterranean France and the Construction of French Modernity. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. x + 317 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $60.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8032-9064-8.

Review by James McDougall, Trinity College, Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 18

Philippa Hardman and Marianne Ailes, The Legend of Charlemagne in Medieval England: The Matter of France in Middle English and Anglo-Norman Literature. Bristol, U.K.: D.S. Brewer, 2017. 480 pp. $99.00. ISBN 78-1843844723.

Review by Anne Latowsky, University of South Florida, Tampa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 19

Richard Leblanc, Fearful Asymmetry: Bouillaud, Dax, Broca, and the Localization of Language, Paris, 1825-1879. Montreal & Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. ii + 255 pp. Tables, figures, appendices, notes, and index. $39.95 CAD (cl). ISBN 978-0-7735-5132-9; $31.96 CAD (eb) ISBN 978-0-7735-1328.

Review by Anne Quartararo, U.S. Naval Academy.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 20

Sue Harris, An American in Paris. BFI Film Classics. London: Palgrave, 2015. 128 pp. Notes, credits, and bibliography. $29.99 (eb). ISBN 978-1-84457-882-5; $19.95 (pb). ISBN 978-1-84457-471-1.

Review by Jennifer Fleeger, Ursinus College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 21

Brian Jeffery, España de la guerra. The Spanish Political and Military Songs of the War in Spain 1808 to 1814. London: Tecla Editions, 2017. 417 pp. Appendices, catalogues, bibliography, and index. $36.64 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-9069-5355-6.

Review by Eva Moreda Rodríguez, University of Glasgow.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 22

Gilbert Larguier, ed., Questions de santé sur les bords de la Méditerranée. Malades, soignants, hôpitaux, représentations, en Roussillon, Languedoc et Provence (XVIe-XVIIIe siècle). Perpignan: Presses Universitaires de Perpignan, 2015. 231 pp. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-3541-2242-3.

Review by Laurence Brockliss, Magdalen College, Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 23

Joseph Mai, Robert Guédiguian. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. viii + 158 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, filmography, and index. £70.00 (hb). ISBN 978-0-7190-9647-1.

Review by Martin O’Shaughnessy, Nottingham Trent University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 24

Jennifer Davis, Charlemagne’s Practice of Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xix + 531 pp. Maps, tables, and graphs. $155.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN: 978-1-107-076990.

Review by David S. Bachrach, University of New Hampshire.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (January 2018), No. 25

 

February Reviews

 

Peter Brooks, Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year. New York: Basic Books, 2017. Xxiii + 241 pp. Figures, timeline, notes, and index. $32.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-465-09602-2.

Compte-rendu par Florence Vatan, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 26

Manuela Martini, Bâtiment en famille: Migrations et petite entreprise en banlieue parisienne au XXe siècle. Paris: CNRS éditions, 2016. 461pp. 30 €. ISBN: 9782271083326.

Review by Minayo Nasiali, University of Los Angeles-California.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 27

Loris Chavanette, Quatre-vingt-quinze: La Terreur en procès. Préface de Patrice Gueniffey. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2017. 397 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. € 26.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-2710-9001-0.

Review by Howard G. Brown, Binghamton University, State University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 28

Florian Knothe, The Manufacture des meubles de la couronne aux Gobelins under Louis XIV. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2016. 290 pp. Illustrations (150 b/w; 32 colour). €150.00. (hb). ISBN 978-2-503-55320-7.

Florian Knothe, Classic Furniture: Craftsmanship, Trade Organisations and Cross-Cultural Influences in East and West. Hong Kong: University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, 2017. 66 pp. $18.00/£14.95. (pb). ISBN 9789881902399.

Review by Robert Wellington, Australian National University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 29

Maurice Rajsfus, Operation Yellow Star and Black Thursday: The Round-up of July 16, 1942. Trans. by Phyllis Aranoff and Mike Mitchell. Los Angeles: Doppelhouse Press, 2017. xv + 276 pp. Illustrations. $29.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-99781840-6; $19.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-9970034-9-9.

Review by Patrick Fournier, University of Ottawa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 30

Julien Léonard, Le pasteur David Ancillon (1617-1692). De Metz à Berlin, de la France au Refuge. Metz: Éditions des Paraiges, 2017. 363 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. 20 € (pb). ISBN 978-2-37535-039-3.

Review by Raymond Mentzer, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 31

Andrew Orr, Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxvi + 192 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $75.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-253-02630-9; $30.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-253-02677-4.

Review by Margaret H. Darrow, Dartmouth College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 32

Jonathan Simon, Diphtheria Serum as a Technological Object: A Philosophical Analysis of Serotherapy in France 1894-1900. Lanham, MD, and Boulder, CO: Lexington Books, 2017. x + 158 pp. Photos, tables, bibliography, and index. $90.00 U.S., £60.00 U.K. (print) ISBN 978-1-4985-3147-4; $85.50 U.S., £60.00 U.K. (eBook). ISBN 978-1-4985-3148-1.

Review by Michael A. Osborne, Oregon State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 33

Juliette Reboul, French Emigration to Great Britain in response to the French Revolution. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillian, 2017. 268 pp. Illustrations, tables, bibliography, and index. $79.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-3-3195-7996-2; $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-3195-7995-5.

Review by Kirsty Carpenter, Massey University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 34

Jean-Philippe Garric, ed., Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017. 304 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $75.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-3002-2158-9.

Review by Caroline van Eck, Cambridge University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 35

Emily Sahakian, Staging Creolization: Women’s Theater and Performance from the French Caribbean. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017. xiii + 274 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $75.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8139-4007-6; $35.00 (pb). ISBN 978-0-8139-4008-3; $75.00 U.S. (eb) ISBN 978-0-8139-4009-0.

Review by Vanessa Lee, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 36

Jarrod Hayes, Queer Roots for the Diaspora: Ghosts in the Family Tree. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. x + 325pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $85 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-472-07316-0; $39 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-472-05316-2; $39.95 U.S. (Adbobe Digital Editions e-book). ISBN 978-0-472-12206-6.

Review by Onni Gust, University of Nottingham.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 37

Jessica Goodman, ed., Commemorating Mirabeau: Mirabeau aux Champs-Elysées and other texts. Cambridge, U.K.: Modern Humanities Research Association. Critical Texts 58, 2017. 205 pp. Notes and bibliography. $17.50 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-78188-218-4; ISBN: 978-1-781887-56-1 (JSTOR ebook); ISBN: 978-1-781887-57-8 (EBSCO ebook).

Review by Robert H. Blackman, Hampden-Sydney College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 38

Kathryn L. Reyerson, Women’s Networks in Medieval France: Gender and Community in Montpellier, 1300-1350. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xxix + 257 pp. Maps, bibliography, appendices, and index. $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-3193-8941-7; $79.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-3-3193-8942-4.

Review by Erin Jordan, Old Dominion University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 39

Alec Forshaw, Brussels Art Nouveau: Architecture & Design. Norwich: Unicorn Press, 2017. 224 pp. Color plates, maps, index. $37.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1-910065-47-1.

Review by Amy F. Ogata, University of Southern California.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (February 2018), No. 40

 

March Reviews

 

Robert Arnaud, Le roman vrai de Tabi, journal d’une expédition en pays Dogon (18 septembre-26 décembre 1920). Sous la direction d’André Brochier. Aix-en-Provence : AMARON, 2016. 265 pp. Illustrations, documents, notes et bibliographie. €19.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-9504-9753-6.

Compte-rendu by par Isaie Dougnon, Fordham University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 41

Andrew Tompkins, Better Active Than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protests in 1970s France and West Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xvi + 265 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $100.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9-780191826207; ebook 0-19-877905-6.

Review by Roxanne Panchasi, Simon Fraser University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 42

Sarah Hammerschlag, Broken Tablets: Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. xxiv + 243 pp. Bibliography and index. $90.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-2311-7058-1; $30.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-2311-7059-8.

Review by Ethan Kleinberg, Wesleyan University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 43

Suzanne M. Singletary, James McNeill Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. xv + 204 pp. Figures, plates, notes, bibliography, and index. $150.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-4200-0.

Review by Lee Glazer, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Response by Suzanne M. Singletary, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), Nos. 44 and 45

Sylvia Huot, Outsiders: The Humanity and Inhumanity of Giants in Medieval French Prose Romance. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2016. ix + 348 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $49.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN-10: 0-268-03112-6.

Compte-rendu par Jean-Jacques Vincensini, Université François Rabelais (Tours).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 46

Jean-Michel Matz and Noël-Yves Tonnerre, L'Anjou des princes, fin IXe-fin XVe siècle. Paris: Picard, 2017. 408 pp. Maps, figures, suggested readings, and index. $55.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-2-7084-1023-7.

Review by Amy Livingstone, Wittenberg University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 47

David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias, Christophe Honoré: A Critical Introduction. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015. 272 pp. Illustrations, 118 black and white photographs. $ 34.99 U.S. ISBN 9780814338636.

Review by Florian Grandena, University of Ottawa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 48

Sarah Shurts, Resentment and the Right: French Intellectual Identity Reimagined, 1898-2000. Newark/Lanham: University of Delaware Press/Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. xii + 337 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $110.00 U.S. (hardcover). ISBN 978-1-61149-634-5.

Review by Sean Kennedy, University of New Brunswick at Fredericton.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 49

Maxime Kaci, Dans le tourbillon de la Révolution: Mots d’ordre et engagements collectifs aux frontières septentrionales (1791-1793). Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016. 324 pp. Maps, charts, bibliography, and index. €22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7535-5043-8.

Review by Paul R. Hanson, Butler University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 50

Marie-Claire Barnet, ed. Agnès Varda Unlimited: Image, Music, Media. Oxford: Legenda, 2017. 224 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and appendices. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-9096-6231-5.

Review by Dervila Cooke, Dublin City University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 51

René Weis, The Real Traviata. The Song of Marie Duplessis. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. xvi + 416. Preface, figures, notes, references, picture credits, index. £25.00 UK, $39.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-870854-4.

Review by Alessandra Palidda, Cardiff University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 52

Hannah Scott, Broken Glass, Broken World: Glass in French Culture in the Aftermath of 1870. Research Monographs in French Studies, 46. Cambridge: Legenda, 2016. xi + 151 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1909662872.

Review by Colin Foss, Austin College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 53

Gerhard R. Kaiser, ed. Deutsche Berichte aus Paris, 1789-1933: Zeiterfahrung in der Stadt der Städte. Göttingen: Wallstein Verlag, 2017. 549 pp. €29.90. (cl). ISBN 978-3835330184.

Review by Laird Easton, California State University, Chico.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 54

Colleen Hill, Paris Refashioned 1957-1968. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017. 248 pp. 130 figures, notes, and bibliography. $55.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 9780300226072.

Review by Sima Godfrey, University of British Columbia.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 55

Jennifer L. Shaw, Exist Otherwise. The Life and Works of Claude Cahun. London: Reaktion Books Ltd, 2017. 326pp. 134 illustrations. $45.00 (cl). ISBN 978-178023-728-2.

Review by Elza Adamowicz, Queen Mary University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 56

Sonya Stephens, ed., Translation and the Arts in Modern France. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xi + 272 pp. 21 b&w illustrations, 2 tables, bibliography, index. $75.00 U.S. (hb.); $35.00 U.S. (pb.); $34.99 U.S. (eb.). ISBN 978-0-253-02563-0 (hb.); 978-0-253-02614-9 (pb.); 978-0-253-02654-5 (eb.).

Compte-rendu par Julien Zanetta, Université de Genève.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 57

Jacqueline Couti, Dangerous Creole Liaisons: Sexuality and Nationalism in French Caribbean Discourses from 1806 to 1897. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. x + 276 pp. Bibliography and index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-7813-8301-8.

Review by Grégory Pierrot, University of Connecticut at Stamford.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 58

Albert Memmi, Tunisie, An I. Journal tunisien 1955-1956, suivi de Tunisie, un pays d’opérette et Autres écrits des années tunisiennes. Edited by Guy Dugas. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2017. 226 pp. Preface, notes, index, and appendix. €10.00 (pb). ISBN 987-2-2710-9435-3.

Review by Lia Nicole Brozgal, University of California at Los Angeles.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 59

Jessica L. Fripp, Amandine Gorse, Nathalie Manceau, and Nina Struckmeyer, eds., Artistes, savants et amateurs: art et sociabilité au XVIIIe siècle (1715-1815): actes du colloque international, organisé du 23 au 25 juin 2011 à l'INHA, Paris. Preface by Étienne Jollet. [Paris]: Mare et Martin, 2016. Pp. 296, 12 color, 3 black-and-white figures, bibliography, index. 35.00€. (pb). ISBN 979-1092054-42-2.

Review by Rochelle Ziskin, University of Missouri-Kansas City.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 60

Ania Wroblewski, La vie des autres. Sophie Calle et Annie Ernaux, artistes hors-la-loi. Presses de l’Université de Montréal, coll. « Espace littéraire », 2016, 260 pp. 34,95 $/31 € (pb). ISBN 9782760635326 ; 16,99 $/14,99 € (eb), ISBN 9782760635340.

Review by Anne Reverseau, FWO/KU Leuven.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (March 2018), No. 61

 

April Reviews

 

Oliver Mallick, “Spiritus intus agit”: Die Patronagepolitik der Anna von Österreich 1643-1666. Inszenierungsstrategie, Hofhaltungspraxis, Freundschaftsrhetorik. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2016. 477 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $70.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-1104-1518-6; $70.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-3-1104-1547-6.

Review by Nicola Courtright, Amherst College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 62

Rebecca Harris-Warrick, Dance and Drama in French Baroque Opera: A History. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. xx + 484 pages. $135.00 U.S. (hb). Tables, figures, notes, appendices, bibliography, index. ISBN 978-1-107-13789-9.

Review by Edward Nye, Lincoln College, University of Oxford.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 63

John Watkins, After Lavinia: A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2017. xii + 274 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $59.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN-10. 1-507-0757-4.

Review by Sarah Hanley, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 64

Yannick Frizet, Munificence et stratégie de Louis XI en Midi provençal. Arts. Série Histoire, théorie et pratiques des arts. Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2017. 598 + 2pp. Sources, bibliography, document and image lists, documents, images, index, and table of contents. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 979-10-320-0112-7; ISSN 1778-2848.

Review by Rainbow A. Porthé, Independent Scholar, Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 65

Philip T. Hoffman, Why Did Europe Conquer the World? Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2015. 288 pp. Maps, tables, figures, appendices, notes, bibliography, and index. $30.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-6911-3970-8; $19.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-6911-7584-3; $19.95 (eb). ISBN 978-1-4008-6584-0.

Review by Elizabeth Heath, Baruch College-City University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 66

Susan A. Ashley, “Misfits” in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy: Anatomies of Difference. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. ix + 300 pp. Notes, bibliography and index. $114.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781350013391.

Review by Sarah Horowitz, Washington and Lee University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 67

Jean Guéhenno, Diary of the Dark Years, 1940-1944: Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. xxxii + 304 pp. Translated and annotated by David Ball. Biographical dictionary, appendix, and index. $29.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-997086-5.

Review by Sandra Ott, University of Nevada, Reno.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 68

Jeanyves Guérin, ed., Le théâtre français des années noires, 1940-1944. Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle 2015. 212 pp. €18.50 (pb). ISBN 978-2-87854-663-7.

Compte-rendu par Limore Yagil, Université Sorbonne-Paris IV.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 69

Lorelle Semley, To Be Free and French: Citizenship in France’s Atlantic Empire. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xxi + 362 pp. Maps, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $94.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 9781107101142; $32.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN: 9781107498471; $26.00 U.S. (eb). Adobe e-book ISBN: 9781108294768.

Review by Kelly M. Duke Bryant, Rowan University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 70

Marc Joly, L’Europe de Jean Monnet, 2nd edition. Paris: CNRS Editions, Coll. “Biblis,” 2017. xvi + 238 pp. Appendices, bibliography, and index. 10€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-271-11504-1.

Review by Megan Brown, Swarthmore College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 71

Cecil Courtney and Jenny Mander, eds., Raynal’s Histoire des deux Indes: Colonialism, Networks, and Global Exchange. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2015. xii + 349 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, summaries, bibliography, and index. £70.00 U.K. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1169-1.

Review by Elizabeth Cross, Florida State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 72

Harry Gamble, Contesting French West Africa: Battles over Schools and the Colonial Order 1900-1950. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. xiv + 358 pp. Maps, photographs, notes, bibliography, and index. $50.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8032-9549-0.

Review by Kathleen Keller, Gustavus Adolphus College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 73

Andrew W.M. Smith, Terror and terroir: The winegrowers of the Languedoc and modern France. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. xiii + 280 pp. Illustrations, map, bibliography, and index. £75.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-7849-9435-8.

Review by Marion Demossier, University of Southampton.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 74

Tad M. Schmaltz, Early Modern Cartesianisms: Dutch and French Constructions. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 382pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $90.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-1904-9522-0.

Review by Erec R. Koch, The City College of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 75

Jean-Yves Camus and Nicolas Lebourg, Far-Right Politics in Europe. Trans. J.-M. Todd. Cambridge, MA and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 320 pp. Notes, acknowledgements, index. $29.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780674971530.

Review by Gabriel Goodliffe, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 76

Barbara Newman, Making Love in the Twelfth Century: Letters of Two Lovers in Context. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. Pp. xvii + 365. Appendices, notes, bibliography, general index, index of Latin terms. $59.95. (hardback). ISBN: 978-0-8122-4809-8 (hb.) 978-0-8122-9272-5 (ebook).

Review by Alex J. Novikoff, Kenyon College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 77

Christine Machiels, Les Féminismes et la prostitution, 1860-1960. Préface de Xavier Rousseaux. Collection Archives du Féminisme. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2016. 329 pp. Footnotes, biographical notices, index (names only), list of abbreviations, sources, and bibliography. € 22.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7535-4916-6.

Review by Karen Offen, Stanford University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 78

Dominique Defer et Francis Coutant, Proust et l’architecture initiatique : À la recherche du temps perdu. Paris : Honoré Champion, 2017. 208 pp. Notes, bibliographie et index. (pb). ISBN 978-2-7453-3173-1.

Compte-rendu par Itay Sapir, Université du Québec à Montréal.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 79

Christiane Chaulet Achour, dir., Esclavages et littérature. Représentations francophones. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2016. 267 pp. (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3800-4.

Compte-rendu par Catherine Gallouët, Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 80

Friedrich Wolfzettel, La Poésie lyrique du Moyen Âge au Nord de la France (en annexe: France et Italie). Études choisies. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2015. 368 pp. 70.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-7453-2840-3.

Review by Marisa Galvez, Stanford University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 81

Ian Biddle and Kirsten Gibson, eds., Cultural Histories of Noise, Sound and Listening in Europe, 1300-1918. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017. xi + 280 pp. 17 figures, bibliography and index. $149.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-409-44439-8.

Review by Aimée Boutin, Florida State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 82

Andreas Affolter, Verhandeln mit Republiken: die französisch-eidgenössischen Beziehungen im frühen 18. Jahrhundert (Externa 11). Cologne, Weimar, Vienna: Böhlau, 2017. 455pp. €70.00 (hb.). ISBN 978-3-412-50717-6.

Review by Sven Externbrink, University of Heidelberg.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 83

Raymond L. Sickinger, Antoine Frédéric Ozanam. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. 385 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $60.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-268-10142-8.

Review by Matthieu Brejon de Lavergnée, Sorbonne Université.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 84

Danna Agmon, A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. xvi + 217 pp. Illustrations, map, notes, and index. $55.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-5017-0993-7.

Review by Gregory Mole, University of Memphis.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 85

Emmanuelle Chapron, Isabelle Luciani, and Guy Le Thiec, eds., Érudits, collectionneurs et amateurs: France méridionale et Italie XVIe-XIXe siècle. Aix-en-Provence: Presses universitaires de Provence, 2017. 268 pp. Notes. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 979-1-0320-0113-4.

Review by Tom Stammers, University of Durham.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 86

Tom Hamilton, Pierre de L’Estoile and His World in the Wars of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xviii + 237 pp. Illustrations, tables, figures, abbreviations, notes, bibliography, index. $97.50 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-1880009-5.

Review by Hilary J. Bernstein, University of California, Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 87

Farid Laroussi, Postcolonial Counterpoint: Orientalism, France, and the Maghreb. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. x + 227 pp. Bibliography and index. $70.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-4426-4891-3.

Review by Jimia Boutouba, Santa Clara University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 88

Guillaume Lachenal, The Lomidine Files: The Untold Story of a Medical Disaster in Colonial Africa. Translated by Noémi Tousignant. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 240 pp. 15 photos. 2 maps. $34.95 (hb). ISBN: 978-1-4214-2323-4.

Review by Reuben Loffman, Queen Mary University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 89

Nicole Simek, Hunger and Irony in the French Caribbean. Literature, Theory and Public Life. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 201 pp. Bibliography, and index. $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-137-55991-3.

Review by Véronique Maisier, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 90

Peter D. Tame, Isotopias: Places and Spaces in French War Fiction of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. Bern, Peter Lang, 2015. xiv + 572 pp. Maps, figures, notes, glossary, bibliography, and index. ISBN 978-3-0343-0837-3.

Review by Margaret Atack, University of Leeds.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 91

Felicity Chaplin, La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 184 pp. Filmography, Bibliography, and index. £70.00 (hb.) ISBN 9781526109538.

Review by Dervila Cooke, Dublin City University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 92

Julie Kalman, Orientalizing the Jew: Religion, Culture, and Imperialism in Nineteenth-Century France. Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 2017. xi + 122 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $80.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN: 978-0-253-02422-0; $25.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-253-02427-5; $24.99 U.S. (e-book). ISBN: 978-0-253-02434-3.

Review by Jeffrey Haus, Kalamazoo College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 93

Claire Ducournau, La fabrique des classiques africains: Écrivains d’Afrique subsaharienne francophone (1960-2012). Paris: Centre national de la recherche scientifique Éditions, 2017. 444 pp. Tables, graphs, figures, annexes, and index. 27 € (pb). ISBN 978-2-271-08158-2.

Review by Michelle Bumatay, Beloit College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 94

Michel-Jean Sedaine, Théâtre de la Révolution. Ed. Mark Darlow. MHRA Critical Texts, Vol. 63. London, MHRA, 2017. Viii + 181 pp. $17.50 U.S. (pb). ISBN : 978-1-781886-05-02.

Review by Logan Connors, University of Miami.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (April 2018), No. 95

 

May Reviews

 

Anne Gillian, Truffaut on Cinema, trans. Alistair Fox. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxvii + 368 pp. List of films, sources, and index. $38 U.S. ISBN 978-0- 253-02656-9.

Review by Kathryn St. Ours, Goucher College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 96

Christopher Guyver, The Second French Republic 1848-1852: A Political Reinterpretation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. xi + 366 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $100.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-1375-9739-7.

Review by Stacey Renee Davis, The Evergreen State College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 97

David Spector, La gauche, la droite et le marché. Histoire d’une idée controversée (XIXe-XXIe siècle). Paris: Odile Jacob, 2017. 295 pp. Notes. € 23.90 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7381-3366-3.

Review by Elizabeth Sage, Whittier College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 98

Françoise Thébaud, Une traversée du siècle: Marguerite Thibert, femme engagée et fonctionnaire internationale. Paris: Belin, 2017. 704 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. €26.00. (pb). ISBN 978-2-410-00549-3.

Review by Charles Sowerwine, La Trobe University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 99

Antoine de Baecque, La Révolution terrorisée. Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2017. 238 pp. Bibliography. €23.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-2711-1606-2.

Review by Lynn Hunt, UCLA.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 100

Vickie B. Sullivan, Montesquieu and the Despotic Ideas of Europe: An Interpretation of The Spirit of the Laws. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2017. xi + 288 pp. Bibliography and index. $50.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-2264-8291-0; $50.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-0-2264-8307-8.

Review by Edward J. Kolla, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 101

Alan R. H. Baker, Amateur Musical Societies and Sports Clubs in Provincial France, 1848-1914: Harmony and Hostility. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xi + 350 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. €93.59 (hb). ISBN 978-3-3195-7992-4; €74.96 (eb). ISBN 978-3-3195-7993-1.

Review by Donna M. Di Grazia, Pomona College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 102

Nathalie Richard, La Vie de Jésus de Renan: La Fabrique d’un best-seller. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2015. 316 pp. Bibliography and index. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7535-3648-7.

Review by Robert D. Priest, Royal Holloway, University of London.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 103

Isabelle Backouche, Boris Bove, Robert Descimon and Claude Gauvard, eds., Notre-Dame et l’Hôtel de Ville: Incarner Paris du Moyen Âge à nos jours. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne / Comité d’Histoire de la Ville de Paris, 2016. 395 pp. Maps, figures, notes, and indices. €34.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-85944-921-6.

Review by Charles Rearick, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 104

Masano Yamashita, Jean-Jacques Rousseau face au public : problèmes d’identité. Oxford : Voltaire Foundation, 2017. xi + 248 pp. £65.00 (cl). ISBN 978-0-7294-1194-3.

Compte-rendu par Antoine Lilti, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 105

Leslie Kealhofer-Kemp, Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. xii + 226 pp. Appendix, notes, bibliography, and index. £80.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78138-198-4.

Review by Michael F. O’Riley, The Colorado College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 106

Jean-Pierre Bertin-Maghit, Propaganda documentaries in France 1940-1944. Translated by Marcelline Block. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. xix + 267 pp. Bibliography and index. $95.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4422-6101-3.

Review by Steve Wharton, The University of Bath.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 107

Christophe Imperiali, Perceval en question: Éloge de la curiosité. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 279 pp. Bibliography and index. €24.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3577-5.

Review by Matthieu Boyd, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 108

Christopher M. Church, Paradise Destroyed: Catastrophe and Citizenship in the French Caribbean. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 324 pp. Illustrations, maps, graphs, tables, bibliography, and index. $65.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8032-9099-0.

Review by Jeffrey H. Jackson, Rhodes College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 109

Joël Blanchard and Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, eds., Philippe de Mézières et l’Europe: Nouvelle histoire, nouveaux espaces, nouveaux langages. Geneva: Droz, 2017. 327 pp. 42.10€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-600-05785-1.

Review by Andrea Tarnowski, Dartmouth College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 110

Katherine Shingler, The French Art Novel 1900-1930. London: Legenda, 2016. xi + 153 pp. Illustrations, notes, and bibliography. £75.00 U.K. (hb). ISBN 978-1-909662-23-0.

Review by Dominique Jullien, UC Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 111

Iris Moon, The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France. Oxford and New York: Routledge, 2017. Xiv + 185 pp. Figures, bibliography, plates and index. £110.00. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-8016-3.

Review by David P. Jordan, University of Illinois at Chicago.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 112

Iris Moon, The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France. Abingdon, Oxon and New York, N.Y.: Routledge, 2017. xiv + 185 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. $149.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4724-8016-3; $147.96 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-3153-1628-4.

Review by Barry Bergdoll, Columbia University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 113

Kiff Bamford, Jean-François Lyotard. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 176 pp. Images, notes, bibliography, and acknowledgements. $19.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 10 1780238088.

Review by Matthew McLennan, Université Saint-Paul, Ottawa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 114

Lise Bissonnette, Maurice Sand: Une oeuvre et son brisant au 19e siècle. Montreal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2016. 484 pp. Illustrations, portraits, bibliography, and index. $39.95 CAD (pb). ISBN 978-2-7606-3605-7; $19.99 CAD (eb). ISBN 978-2-7606-3607-1.

Review by James Illingworth, Queen’s University Belfast, U.K.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 115

Edward James Kolla, Sovereignty, International Law, and the French Revolution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xi + 340 pp. Maps, bibliography and index. £75 (hb). ISBN 978-1-107-17954-7.

Review by Richard Harding, University of Westminster.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 116

Youri Carbonnier and Jean Duron, Charles Gauzargues (1723-1801): Un musicien de la Chapelle royale entre Nîmes et Versailles. Paris: Éditions A. et J. Picard, 2016. 180 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7084-1014-5.

Review by John Hajdu Heyer, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 117

Juliette Atkinson, French Novels and the Victorians. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. X + 426 pp. Bibliography, index. $100.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9780197266090.

Review by Juliette M. Rogers, Macalester College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 118

Sarah B. Lynch, Elementary and Grammar Education in Late Medieval France: Lyon, 1285-1530. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 192 pp. Illustration, map, figures, tables, notes, appendices, bibliography, and index. $105.00 (US) (hb). ISBN 978-90-89649867; (eb: pdf) e-ISBN 978-90-4852-902-5.

Review by John Monfasani, The University at Albany, State University of New York.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (May 2018), No. 119

 

June Reviews

 

Bette W. Oliver, Jacques-Pierre Brissot in America and France, 1788-1793: In Search of Better Worlds. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2016. xiii + 207 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4985-3533-5; $80.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-4985-3534-2.

Review by Simon Burrows, Western Sydney University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 120

Katelyn E. Knox, Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2016. ix + 229 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78138-309-4.

Review by Gillian Glaes, University of Montana-Missoula.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 121

Christopher J. Tozzi, Nationalizing France’s Army: Foreign, Black, and Jewish Troops in the French Military, 1715-1831. University of Virginia Press: Charlottesville, VA, 2016. 320 pp. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780813938332.

Review by Arad Gigi, Florida State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 122

Jean-Claude Caron and Jean-Philippe Luis (eds.), Rien appris, rien oublié ? Les Restaurations dans l'Europe postnapoléonienne (1814-1830). Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes. 2015. 434 pp. Illustrations. 23.00€. (pb). ISBN 2753542686.

Review by David Wetzel, University of California-Berkeley.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 123

Vincenzo Mazza, Albert Camus et L’État de siège. Genèse d’un spectacle. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2017. 459 pp. Appendices, bibliography, and index. €87.00 (hb). ISBN 978-2-406-06550-0; €49.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-06549-4.

Review by Vanessa Brutsche, University of California, Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 124

Dominique Kalifa, La véritable histoire de la « Belle Époque ». Paris: Fayard, 2017. 296pp. €20 (pb). ISBN 9782213655291.

Review by Margot Irvine, University of Guelph.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 125

Sandra Ott, Living with the Enemy: German Occupation, Collaboration and Justice in the Western Pyrenees, 1940-1948. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 362 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, and index. $29.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1316630877.

Review by Keith Rathbone, Macquarie University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 126

Sandra Ott, Living with the Enemy: German Occupation, Collaboration and Justice in the Western Pyrenees, 1940-1948. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 362 pp. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, index. $29.99 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-1316630877.

Response by Sandra Ott, University of Nevada, Reno.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 127

Nicole Reinhardt, Voices of Conscience. Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France.. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xviii + 419 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-870368-6.

Review by Alison Forrestal, National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 128

Léon Werth, Deposition, 1940-1944: A Secret Diary of Life in Vichy France. Edited and translated by David Ball. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxxix + 325 pp. Biographical dictionary, appendix, and index. $34.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-1904-9954-9.

Review by Shannon L. Fogg, Missouri University of Science and Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 129

Karen Offen, The Woman Question in France, 1400-1870. Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 286 pp. $49.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 987-1-107-18808-2; and Karen Offen, Debating the Woman Question in the French Third Republic, 1870-1920. Cambridge, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2018. xvi + 694 pp. $49.99 (hb). ISBN 987-1-107-18804-4.

Review by Christine Adams, St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 130

Yannick Frizet, Louis XI, le roi René et la Provence. Aix-en-Provence: Presses universitaires de Provence, 2015. 368 pp. Preface, bibliography, pièces justificatives, maps, tables, and index. €25.00 (pb). ISBN 9782853999700.

Review by Philip Daileader, The College of William & Mary.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 131

Christopher Semk, Playing the Martyr: Theater and Theology in Early Modern France. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2017. xxiv + 173 pp. $75 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-61148-803-6.

Review by Paul Scott, University of Kansas.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 132

Manon Mathias, Vision in the Novels of George Sand. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 192 pp. $110.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-873539-7.

Review by Pratima Prasad, University of Massachusetts, Boston.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (June 2018), No. 133

 

July Reviews

 

Antoine de Baecque and Noël Herpe, Éric Rohmer: A Biography. Translated by Steven Rendall and Lisa Neal. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. vi + 637 pp. Figures, notes, and index. $40.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0231175586; $27.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0231175593.

Review by Laure Astourian, Bentley University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 134

Maxence Van der Meersch, Invasion 14. A Novel, translated by W. Brian Newsome, Montreal and Kingston, London, Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016, xxxvii + 462 pp. Introduction and maps. $31.46 CAD (pb). ISBN 978-0-7735-4754-4.

Compte-rendu par Odile Roynette, Université Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 135

Nicolas Bancel, Pascal Blanchard, and Dominic Thomas, eds., The Colonial Legacy in France: Fracture, Rupture, and Apartheid. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xi + 485 pp. Bibliography and index. $60.00 U.S. (hb.) ISBN 0-253-02625-3.

Review by Nimisha Barton, Independent Scholar and Diversity Consultant.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 136

Rebecca J. DeRoo, Agnès Varda Between Film, Photography, and Art. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. x + 238 pp. $34.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 9780520279414.

Review by Paula Amad, University of Iowa.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 137

Michael R. Finn, Figures of the Pre-Freudian Unconscious from Flaubert to Proust. Cambridge, United Kingdom, and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. ix + 242 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $99.99 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-107-18456-5.

Review by Laurence M. Porter, Affiliate Scholar in Comparative Literature, Oberlin College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 138

Anne-Emmanuelle Demartini, Violette Nozière, la fleur du mal: une histoire des années trente. Paris: Champ Vallon Éditions, 2017. 391 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. €27.00 (pb). ISBN 9-79-1026706083.

Review by Steven Zdatny, University of Vermont.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 139

Gaël Chenard, L’administration d’Alphonse de Poitiers (1241-1271). Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2017. 548pp. Tables, notes, bibliography, and index. €58.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-406-06016-1.

Review by Lindy Grant, University of Reading.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 140

Julien Mailland and Kevin Driscoll, Minitel, Welcome to the Internet. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2017. 240 pp. Maps, tables, figures, glossary, bibliography, and index. $35.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780262036221.

Compte-rendu par Patrice Carré, historien et chercheur en sciences sociales.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 141

Colin Davis, Traces of War: Interpreting Ethics and Trauma in Twentieth-Century French Writing. Liverpool University Press, 2018. 265 pp. Bibliography and index. £80 U.K. (hb). ISBN 97817869440421.

Review by Heidi Brown, Loyola University Maryland.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 142

Calum Watt, Blanchot and the Moving Image: Fascination and Spectatorship. Cambridge, UK: Legenda (Modern Humanities Research Association), 2017. xi + 185 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, filmography, and index. $99.00 U.S. (cl.). ISBN 978-1-78-188537-6.

Review by Jeff Fort, University of California, Davis.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 143

Nicolas Marty and Antonio Escudero, eds., Consommateurs & consommation XVIIème-XXIème siècle. Regards franco-espagnols. Perpignan and Alicante: Presses Universitaires de Perpignan-Publicacions Universitat d’Alacant, 2016. € 22.00 (p.b.). ISBN 978-84-9717-411-4.

Review by Pierre Blavier, Paris School of Economics, EHESS.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 144

Derek W. Vaillant, Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio. Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2017. xiii + 239 pp. Photographs, timeline, bibliography, notes, and index. $90.00 U.S. (cl) ISBN 978-0-252-04141-9; $29.95 U.S. (pb) ISBN 978-0252-08293-1; $26.96 U.S. (eb) ISBN 978-0-252-05001-5.

Review by Evan Spritzer, Hunter College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 145

John Merriman, Ballad of the Anarchist Bandits: The Crime Spree that Gripped Belle Époque Paris. New York: Nation Books, 2017. viii + 327 pp. $28.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9781568589886.

Review by Andrea Goulet, University of Pennsylvania.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 146

David A. Pettersen, Americanism, Media and the Politics of Culture in 1930s France. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2016. xiii + 316 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $140.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-1-78316-8507.

Review by Brett A. Berliner, Morgan State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 147

Guilhem Pépin, ed., Anglo-Gascon Aquitaine: Problems and Perspectives. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. viii + 206 pp. Figures, maps, tables, illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. £60. 00 U.K. (cl). ISBN 978-1- 78327-197-9.

Review by Sandra Raban, University of Cambridge.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 148

Anne O’Neil-Henry, Mastering the Marketplace: Popular Literature in Nineteenth-Century France, Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. xii + 245 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $50.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-1-4962-0198-0.

Review by Bettina Lerner, The City College and the Graduate Center, CUNY.
H-France Review Vol. 87 (July 2018), No. 149

Anne O’Neil-Henry, Mastering the Marketplace: Popular Literature in Nineteenth-Century France, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. xii + 245 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $50.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN-13: 978-1-4962-0198-0.

Review by Whitney Walton, Purdue University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 150

Danièle Fraboulet, Michel Margairaz and Pierre Vernus, eds., Réguler l’économie. L’apport des organisations patronales. Europe XIXe-XXe siècles, Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2016. 360 pp. €20.00 (pb). ISBN 978-2-7535-4757-5.

Review by Daniel Ringrose, Minot State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 151

Dominique Barjot and Thi Hoai Trang Phan, eds., Économie et Développement Durable: Héritage Historiques et Défis Actuels au sein du Monde Francophone, Paris: Société française d’historie des outre-mers, 2016. 294 pp. Illustrations, tables, notes, bibliography, and index. 15.00€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-85970-054-6.

Review by Simon Jackson and Gemma Jennings, University of Birmingham.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 152

Luc Chantre, ed., Un administrateur colonial au coeur de l’Islam: Rapport de Paul Gillotte sur le pèlerinage des Algériens à La Mecque en 1905, Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2016. 151 pp. Bibliography, appendices, and photographs. €15.00 (pb). ISBN 979-10-320-0073-1.

Review by Baz Lecocq, Humboldt University of Berlin.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 153

Shirley Jordan, Marie NDiaye, Inhospitable Fictions, Research Monographs in French Studies 38. Cambridge: Legenda. 2017. 142 pp. $115.70 (US). (hb). ISBN 978-1-907975-85-1.

Review by Elisabeth Arnould-Bloomfield, University of Colorado, Boulder.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 154

Mary-Ann Constantine and Éva Guillorel, Miracles and Murders: An Introductory Anthology of Breton Ballads, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvi + 230 pp. CD, maps, plates, bibliography, glossary of places in French and Breton, index, and list of songs on the CD. £55.00/$80.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-19-726619-9.

Review by Jennifer J. Millar, The Open University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 155

Michael P. Fitzsimmons, The Place of Words: The Académie Française and its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xv + 259 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $74.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780190644536.

Review by Robert A. Schneider, Indiana University, Bloomington.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 156

Antoine Marès, Wojciech Prażuch, Inga Kawka, eds., Les exilés polonais en France et la réorganisation pacifique de l’Europe (1940-1989), Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2017. 375 pp. Abstract, index, and bibliography. € 60.70 (pb). ISBN 978-3-631-67449-9.

Review by Maria Pasztor, Uniwersytet Warszawski.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 157

Samir Saul, Intérêts économiques français et décolonisation de l’Afrique du Nord (1945-1962), Geneva: Droz, 2016. 763 pp. 69.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2-600-01899-9.

Review by Joseph Bohling, Portland State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 158

Lori Jo Marso, Politics with Beauvoir: Freedom in the Encounter, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017. vii + 253 pp. Notes, references, and index. $95.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8223-6955-4; $25.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-0-822-36970-7.

Review by Megan Burke, Sonoma State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 159

Marc Hersant, Saint-Simon, Paris: Gallimard, 2016. 352 pp. Images, timeline, bibliography, and notes. €9.40 (pb). ISBN 978-2-07-046138-7.

Review by David Harrison, Grinnell College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 160

Sophie B. Roberts, Citizenship and Antisemitism in French Colonial Algeria, 1870-1962, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 392 pp. List of figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $150.00 (hb). ISBN: 978-1-107-18815-0.

Review by Samuel Kalman, St. Francis Xavier University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 161

Kathleen Keller, Colonial Suspects: Suspicion, Imperial Rule, and Colonial Society in Interwar West Africa, Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2018. xi + 243 pp. Map, notes, bibliography, and index. $55.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8032-9691-6; $55.00 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-1-4962-0618-3.

Review by Liora Bigon, Holon Institute of Technology (HIT).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 162

Samia Henni, Architecture of Counterrevolution: The French Army in Northern Algeria, Zurich: gta Verlag, 2018. 336 pp. Illustrations, maps, plans, bibliography, index. $59.00 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-3-85676-376-3.

Review by Neil Macmaster, University of East Anglia.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (July 2018), No. 163

 

August Reviews

 

Thomas Carrier-Lafleur, L’Œil cinématographique de Proust. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 713 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. € 49.00 (cl). ISBN 978-2-8124-4930-7.

Review by Marion Schmid, University of Edinburgh.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 164

Julian Swann, Exile, Imprisonment or Death: The Politics of Disgrace in Bourbon France, 1610-1789. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxiv + 521 pp. £85. ISBN 978-0-19-878869-0.

Review by Jonathan Spangler, Manchester Metropolitan University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 165

Oscar Jané, Louis XIV et la Catalogne. De la politique au Sud de l’Europe au XVIIe siècle. Perpignan: Presses Universitaires de Perpignan, 2016. 275 pages. Map, tables, figures, notes, bibliography, and glossary. 22 € (cl). ISBN 9782354122522.

Review by Darryl Dee, Wilfred Laurier University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 166

Laurence L. Bongie, Sade: un essai biographique. Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2017. 408 pp. $49.95 CAD. ISBN 978-2-7606-3693-4.

Compte rendu par Stéphanie Genand, Université de Rouen-Normandie.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 167

Sébastien Vosgien, Gouverner le commerce au XVIIIe siècle: Conseil et Bureau du commerce. Paris: Comité pour l’histoire économique et financière de la France, 2017. x + 546 pp. Tables, notes, annexes, bibliography, and index. 39€ (pb). ISBN 987-2-11-129391-5.

Review by Lauren R. Clay, Vanderbilt University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 168

Marianne Wheeldon, Debussy’s Legacy and The Construction of Reputation. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017. x + 228pp. Illustrations, annexe, notes, et index. $45.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 9780190631222.

Compte rendu par Jean-Christophe Branger, Université de Lorraine (Metz).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 169

Vladislav Smirnov, Obrazy Frantsii: istoria, liudi, traditsii. Moscow: Lomonosov, 2017. 248 pages. ₽ 375.00 (hb). ISBN 978-5-91678-399-5.

Review by Alexander Mikaberidze, Louisiana State University-Shreveport.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 170

Pierre Glaudes and Anouchka Vasak, eds., Les nuages: du tournant des Lumières au crépuscule du romantisme (1760-1880). Paris: Hermann, 2017. 1 + 354 pp. 28€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-7056- 9475-3.

Review by Caroline Ford, University of California, Los Angeles.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 171

Roger Price, Religious Renewal in France, 1789-1870: The Roman Catholic Church between Catastrophe and Triumph. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 416 pp. $119.99 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-3-319-67195.

Review by Joseph F. Byrnes, Oklahoma State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 172

Bruce Berkowitz, Playfair: The True Story of the British Secret Agent Who Changed How We See the World. Fairfax, VA: George Mason University Press, 2018. Xxiv + 477 pp. Maps, tables, figures, appendices, notes, and index. $34.85 U.S. (cl). ISBN 9781942695042.

Review by Anna Plassart, The Open University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 173

Matthew L. Reznicek, The European Metropolis: Paris and Nineteenth-Century Irish Women Novelists. Clemson, S.C. and Liverpool: Clemson University Press, in association with Liverpool University Press, 2017. v + 224 pp. Notes, bibliography and index. $117,87. ISBN: 978-1-942954-32-3.

Review by Marguérite Corporaal, HLCS, Radboud University Nijmegen.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 174

Huw Grange, Saints and Monsters in Medieval French and Occitan Literature: Sublime and Abject Bodies. Modern Humanities Research Association; Research Monographs in French Studies 53. Cambridge: Legenda, 2017. ix + 129 pp. Figure and notes. £75, $99, €85 (hb). ISBN: 978-1-781884-89-8.

Review by Brian J. Reilly, Fordham University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 175

Edward Shawcross, France, Mexico and Informal Empire in Latin America, 1820-1867: Equilibrium in the New World. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Cham, Switz.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. x + 294 pp. Bibliography, and index. $109.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-70463-0; $84.99 U.S. (eb). ISBN 978-3-319-70464-7.

Review by Paul Edison, University of Texas at El Paso.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 176

Jason Herbeck, Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. x + 330 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. £85.00 (hb). ISBN 978-1-78694-039-1.

Review by Allison Connolly, Centre College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 177

Katherine Astbury and Mark Philp, eds., Napoleon’s Hundred Days and the Politics of Legitimacy. Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2018. xvii + 288. Index and notes. $109.00 U.S. (hb). ISBN: 978-3-319-70207-0.

Review by Charles J. Esdaile, University of Liverpool.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 178

Alison Forrestal, Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. Xiv + 312 pp. Maps, Appendices, bibliography, and index. $134.99. U.S. (cloth). ISBN 978-019-878576-7.

Review by Mita Choudhury, Vassar College.
H-France Review Vol. 87 (August 2018), No. 179

Paul Arnould, ed., Les Géographies de Tintin, Paris : CNRS éditions (actes de colloque), 2018, 272 pp., 23€. ISBN : 978-2-271-11898-1.

Review by Jan Baetens, Université de Leuven (KU Leuven).
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 180

Manuel Bragança and Fransiska Louwagie, eds., Ego-histories of France and the Second World War: Writing Vichy, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. xvii + 333 pp. Figures and index. $99.99 (hb). ISBN 978-3-319-70859-1.

Review by Shannon L. Fogg, Missouri University of Science and Technology.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 181

Lela F. Kerley, Uncovering Paris: Scandals and Nude Spectacles in the Belle Époque, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. xiii + 278 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $48.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8071-6633-8.

Review by Stephen Harp, University of Akron.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (August 2018), No. 182

 

September Reviews

 

Joëlle Allouche-Benayoun and Geneviève Dermenjian. Les Juifs d’Algérie: Une histoire de ruptures. Aix-en-Provence: Presses Universitaires de Provence, 2015. 314 pp. Sources, bibliography, and glossary. 25.00€. (pb). ISBN 978-2853999984.

Review by Joshua Schreier, Vassar College.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 183

Alexandre Deroche, Éric Gasparini et Martial Mathieu, eds., Droits de l’homme et colonies : de la mission de civilisation au droit à l’autodétermination. Aix-en-Provence : Presses Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille, 2017. 515 pp. 40€ (pb). ISBN 978-2-7314-1060-0.

Compte-rendu par Manuel Covo, University of California-Santa Barbara.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 184

Kadji Amin, Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $94.95 U.S. (hb). ISBN 978-0-8223-6917-2.

Review by Mairéad Hanrahan, University College London.
Response by Kadji Amin, Emory University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), Nos. 185 and 186

Goulven Oiry. La Comédie française et la ville (1550-1650): L’Iliade parodique. Bibliothèque de la Renaissance, 78. Series editors: Mireille Huchon, François Roudaut. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2015. 793 pp. Appendices, notices, bibliography, and indices. $39.95 U.S. (pb). ISBN 978-2-8124-3820-2.

Review by Kathleen A. Loysen, Montclair State University.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 187

Yannick Frizet, Munificence et stratégie de Louis XI en Midi provençal. Aix-en-Provence : Presses universitaires de Provence, 2017. 598 pp. Illustrations, bibliography, and index. €29.00 (pb). ISBN 979-1-0320-0112-7.

Compte-rendu par Noël Coulet, Université d’Aix-Marseille.
Réponse de Yannick Frizet, l’Université d’Aix-Marseille.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), Nos. 188 and 189

Marie-Hélène Cotoni, Les Dégoûts de Voltaire: exploration d’une sensibilité complexe. Oxford: Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 2017. xi + 311 pp. Notes, bibliography, and index of personal names. £70.00. (pb). ISBN 978-0-7294-1190-5.

Review by Jennifer Tsien, University of Virginia.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 190

Luke Sunderland, Rebel Barons: Resisting Royal Power in Medieval Culture. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. x + 308 pp. Notes, appendix, bibliography, and index. $85.00 U.S. (cl). ISBN 0-19-878848-5.

Review by G.E.M. Lippiatt, University of East Anglia.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 191

Eric T. Jennings, Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge, Mass. and London: Harvard University Press, 2018. 308 pp. Maps, figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $35 U.S. (cl). ISBN 0-67-498338-6.

Review by Hunter Bivens, University of California at Santa Cruz.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 192

Fiona J. Griffiths, Nuns’ Priests’ Tales: Men and Salvation in Medieval Women’s Monastic Life. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. x + 349 pp. Figures, notes, bibliography, and index. $69.95 U.S. (cl). ISBN 978-0-8122-4975-0.

Review by John W. Coakley, New Brunswick Theological Seminary.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 193

Gülru Çakmak, Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. xiv + 229 pp. Color plates, illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. $120.00 US (cl.). ISBN 978-1-78694-067-4.

Review by Beth S. Wright, The University of Texas at Arlington.
H-France Review Vol. 18 (September 2018), No. 194

 

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November Reviews

 

 

December Reviews