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Books of the month

Edited by Emmanuelle Cronier, Benjamin Deruelle
Argumenter en guerre
Discours de guerre, sur la guerre et dans la guerre de l'Antiquité à nos jours
The art of argumentation does not yield its rights in war situations. On the contrary, the preparation of conflicts, the conduct of operations and the reconstruction of peace are intense moments of persuasion, negotiation and confrontation in which public speaking occupies its full place.
Simplicius
Cahiers de philologie Numéro 35
Simplicius' commentary on Aristotle’s Physics, Book II covers a text which is the best introduction to philosophy of nature, and it offers, beside Proclus’commentary on Plato’s Timaeus, a comprehensive survey of the Philosophy of Nature in Late Antiquity.
Edited by Hervé Brédif, Ambroise de Montbel
Facilitations stratégiques
Refonder l'action en commun dans les organisations et les territoires
Espaces politiques
Insidious chemical or radioactive contamination of a living environment, plurality of dimensions and contradictory issues to be respected, difficulty in constructing an integrative and shared territory project... there are many situations in which conventional, technical, economic, administrative and legal solutions prove to be helpless.
Nathalie Dereymaeker, Florence Raymond
The relief-map of Lille
A short story of an enduring object
The relief map of Lille is part of the French collection of models of fortified towns and cities that began under Louis XIV and continued until Napoleon III. The object has had a turbulent history since it was made in Lille in 1743. A veritable time machine, the relief map is a mine of priceless information about the 18th-century city and the ...
Edited by Virginie Albe, Jacques Commaille, Florent Le Bot
L'échelle des régulations politiques, XVIIIe-XXIe siècles
L'histoire et les sciences sociales aux prises avec les normes, les acteurs et les institutions
Capitalismes - éthique - institutions Numéro 13
Can one still speak of a mastered regulation of societies? This is the question to which Les échelles des régulations politiques seeks to respond by soliciting a plurality of social science disciplines and a large diversity of areas of observation.
Nathalie Dereymaeker, Florence Raymond
Le plan-relief de Lille
Petite histoire d'un grand objet
The plan-relief of Lille, this amazing objet, is finaly studied by scientist scholars and concerned by a specific valorisation in the museum.
Lille 1 Lille 2 Lille 3 Université du littoral, côte d'Opale Université Valenciennes Hainaut Cambrésis Université Catholique de Lille