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Books of the month

Claire Pignol
Savoirs mieux n°40
Can agents who decide independently from each other coordinate their economic activities? From the XVIIIth century, economic thought answers this question by an intuition: a coordination is possible thanks to the prices' mechanism. The general equilibrium theory explores this intuition. It constitutes by there the economic theory of a society ...
Edited by Laurent Jalabert, Reiner Marcowitz, Arndt Weinrich
La longue mémoire de la Grande Guerre
Regards croisés franco-allemands de 1918 à nos jours
Histoire et civilisations
The Great War strongly marked the western societies of the XXth century until our days, quite particularly Germany and France. However, beyond a common history connected to both world conflicts, the World War I engendered memories at the same time close and different.
Isabelle Guyot-Bachy
Histoire et civilisations
What role did the Flemish play in the birth of the French nation? What did a clerk from Brittany or a nobleman from Provence knew about Bovines, Kortrijk, Cassel or Roosebeke, battles that are emblematic of the five-century fight between Flanders and the Kingdom of France? What was said at that time in Normandy or in Auvergne about Flanders...
Edited by Claude Forest
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
A major fact since the end of the 20th century has been the increasing participation of internationalisation in the financing of film and audiovisual productions. Certain States strongly encourage their production, particularly tax wise, thus modifying the scope of international alliances and both quantitative and qualitative levels of films and...
Tadeusz Lubelski
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
A Broad narrative of Polish cinema from its origins to the present day, "Histoire du cinéma polonais" follows a traditional chronological pattern in its account of Polish historico-cinematography, from the first screenings put together in theatres on the Polish territory in 1896 up till the movies realized in 2013...
Michel Parreau
Écrits mathématiques
Variables complexes - Surfaces de Riemann
Histoire des sciences
We present two aspects of the mathematician Michel Parreau. In the first place the much appreciated lecture notes of his course in complex analysis. And in the second place his research on Riemann surfaces.
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille