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Books of the month

Alain Mouchet
Éducation et didactiques
Laurent Muller
Philosophie
Ethics philosophy always used the concepts of obligation, sanction, and of ethical models. Guyau, being a critical thinker of the idea of evolution, suggests that ethics should be considered in light of a vital imperative. He also deems that - if correctly understood- the anomic capacity of life generates a plurality of ways for obligation to...
Edited by Nathalie Simonnot, Rosine Lheureux
Architecture et urbanisme
Archives, libraries and museums are both preservation spaces and places for showing collections. From various shapes, different work organizations and building periods, regularly transformed, they can't be easily understood.
Edited by Jean-François Condette
La Guerre des cartables (1914-1918)
Élèves, étudiants et enseignants dans la Grande Guerre en Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Histoire et civilisations
Between 1914 and 1918, the Nord and Pas-de-Calais geographical areas met numerous difficulties. About 70% of the Nord and 25% of the Pas-de-Calais had to face a strong German occupation. On the west part of the front line, the territory became a strategic place for the allied armies, landing on Calais, Boulogne and Dunkerque. With such terrible...
Hans von Zwehl
Documents et témoignages
The unexpected and lasting resistance of Maubeuge during its siege in 1914 led to a controversy around General Fournier through the twentieth century.
Edited by Flora Bajard, Bérénice Crunel, Caroline Frau, Frédéric Nicolas, Fanny Parent
Professionnalisation(s) et État
Une sociologie politique des groupes professionnels
Espaces politiques
The political sociology of professional and occupational groups is mainly concerned by the relations between those groups and the State. In this book, the authors want to tackle the issue by shedding new light on the logics of power that lie within these relations. To get the jurisdiction of an occupation or a profession recognized involves...
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille