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Books of the month

Philippe Guisgand
Accords intimes
Danse et musique chez Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Esthétique et sciences des arts
The Flemish choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker was always taken away from the idea according to which, in contemporary dance, music and choreography were independent.
Edited by Philippe Desmette, Philippe Martin
Histoire et civilisations
Feasts of precept, civic festivals, holidays, so many realities which, from the Middle Ages to modern times and up to the present day, have punctuated the times of Western societies. The book examines the adherence to these practices, but also critical of them.
Edited by Willy Beauvallet, Sébastien Michon
Dans l'ombre des élus
Une sociologie des collaborateurs politiques
Espaces politiques
The book offers a wide panorama of the unknown functions of political advisers
Pascal Dusapin, Maxime McKinley
Imaginer la composition musicale
Correspondance et entretiens (2010-2016)
Littératures
From 2010 to 2016, Pascal Dusapin discussed his music through a written correspondance and two interviews with Maxime McKinley.
Edited by Michel Hastings, Bruno Villalba
De l'impunité
Tensions, controverses et usages
Espaces politiques
The question of impunity is actually experiencing a renewed interest. In its name, democratic societies build and negociate the moral borders of what they consider unbearable
Laurie Lefebvre
Le mythe Néron
La fabrique d'un monstre dans la littérature antique (Ie-Ve s.)
Archaiologia
Collective imagination shall for ever view Nero as a corrupt tyrant, a murderer, a fire raiser. Centuries have devised an everlasting and persistent myth. The author aims precisely to decipher such mythology.
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