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Books of the month

Edited by Sébastien Denis, Jérémy Houillère
Cirque, cinéma et attractions
Intermédialité et circulation des formes circassiennes
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
Circus and cinema have often been thought together for a long time, but in terms of themes and incorporation: it is the cinema which seizes the circus to appropriate its universe, its characters, its stories, and vice versa. But the fruitfulness of the links that unite the two practices can not be limited to a one way ticket. Circus and cinema...
Edited by Rémi Lefebvre, Éric Treille
Les primaires ouvertes
Un nouveau standard international ?
Espaces politiques
The virtues of primaries, supposedly an opportunity for a renewal of the democratic life and parties, are questionned today as disenchantment grows from the US to France.
Philippe Diest
To defend its territory and constitute its army, the French Republic engaged into deep military reforms after French-Prussian war. Numerous military buildings were then built or modernized.
Matthieu Kolatte
Le cinéma taiwanais
Son histoire, ses réalisateurs et leurs films
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
The works of directors such as Hou Hsiao-hsien, Tsai Ming-liang, Ang Lee, Edward Yang have already secured their place in the history of film. But beyond them, what do we know about Taiwan cinema?
Edited by Laurent Jalabert, Julien Léonard
Histoire et civilisations
Protestantism is generally considered external to Lorraine. However, the geopolitical diversity of the Lorraine area in Early Modern Era, then its tragic partition, make this territory a place of contrasted diffusion of Protestant reforms, in their diversity.
Natacha Pfeiffer, Laurent Van Eynde
Esthétique et sciences des arts
Anthony Mann. Arpenter l'image " is the first book in French which offers an analysis of the major films of one of the most important classic Hollywood directors, Anthony Mann (1906-1967).
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille