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Books of the month

Edited by Olivia Carpi
Guerres et paix civiles de l'Antiquité à nos jours
Les sociétés face à elles-mêmes
Although civil wars remain consubstantial with any form of society, structurally and circumstantially threatened with splitting, or even bursting and, therefore, tipping into a multiform and often paroxysmal violence, this type of conflict has long struggled to find its place in the scientific field.
Alain Desreumaux, Jean-Pierre Bréchet
Repenser l'entreprise
Pour une théorie de l'entreprise fondée sur le Projet
Capitalismes - éthique - institutions Numéro 12
After all is said and done, we end up not knowing why companies exist: to produce useful goods and services? To make a profit? To create employment? To accomplish other goals (but which ones)? In contemporary debates about the company and its responsibilities, confusion reigns. The company that produces the goods and services is confused with the..
Mareike König, Elise Julien
Rivalités et interdépendances
1870-1918. Volume 7
Histoire franco-allemande Volume 7
While historiography often insists on the French-German antagonism dominating the period 1870 to 1918, a new analysis of the « hereditary enmity" allows on the contrary to highlight contacts, links and exchanges between the two countries.
Jean Bollack, Patrick Llored
Opuscules Numéro 36
Do we know what we are doing when we are reading texts ? Do we know what we are understanding when we become readers ?
Edited by José Contel, Jean-Philippe Priotti
Ernest Hamy, du Muséum à l'Amérique
Logiques d'une réussite intellectuelle
Histoire et civilisations
In the second half of nineteenth century, Ernest Hamy from Boulogne-sur-Mer played a key-role in France in the development of new disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, History and Museology. His discoveries and his varied works and miscellaneous, marked his tie and their reputation well beyond national borders.
Edited by Claude Forest
Produire des films
Afriques et Moyen Orient
Arts du spectacle - Images et sons
In countries with an enormous film supply coming essentially from other continents, but with its own (albeit irregular and sometimes non-existent) film production, what have been the dominant modes of production? What has been the impact of the digital revolution on the modes of production? What are the economic, industrial and social issues raised
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille