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Books of the month

Edited by Thierry Guilbert, Pascaline Lefort
Discours et (re)constructions identitaires
Analyses interdisciplinaires
It is primarily through discourses that individuals, social groups and institutions proclaim, use and reconfigure their identities (individual, social, professional, political, national, ethnic, etc.).
Edited by Arthur Muller, Ergün Lafli
Archaiologia
Research on ancient terracotta figurines underwent a deep evolution in its methods and questions: this book is the striking testimony of this recent change.
Edited by Elisabeth Belmas, Serenella Nonnis-Vigilante
L'orchestration de la mort
Les funérailles, des temps modernes à l'époque contemporaine
Histoire et civilisations
If the history of death has given rise to many and great works for the last forty years, the history of the fate reserved for the dead body remains little known.
Pierre Leman
Archaiologia
Biographic dictionary of the archaeologists of the region "HAUTS DE FRANCE", native of our five departments or who searched there as these officers of the German or British troops. We will thus find known names as Boucher de Perthes, Auguste Mariette but also names of numerous volunteer archaeologists.
Edited by Eugénie Zvonkine
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
Russian, European and American specialists contributed to this volume on contemporary Russian cinema of the 1990's and the 21st century. It explores the favourite themes, the aesthetic innovations of this cinematography, as well as it’s relationship with it’s audiences and the State.
Marion Aballéa
Un exercice de diplomatie chez l'ennemi
L'ambassade de France à Berlin, 1871-1933
Histoire et civilisations
The French minister for Foreign Affairs Théophile Delcassé might consider that "there were nothing to do but snoring in the French Embassy in Berlin" at the turn of the Twentieth century, serving as a diplomat in the famous French hotel on Pariser Platz at that time was no easy work. Diplomacy on hostile ground left little time to rest, let alone..
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille