Collection : Histoire et civilisations

Series supervised by Michel Leymarie.

This series is concerned with individual and collective historical studies of the medieval, modern and contemporaries eras. With already 140 titles in its catalogue, it puts forwards the various historical methods but never favors one over the other. Studies pertaining to urban or rural history, demographic, economic, social, political, cultural or religious history, biographies and historical essays are amongst the ever-growing and wide-ranging panel of works in this series.

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Edited by Caroline zum Kolk, Kathleen Wilson-Chevalier
Femmes à la cour de France
Charges et fonctions (XVe - XIXe siècle)
Histoire et civilisations
During the Early Modern period, the court of France offered a particularly favorable arena of action to the many women who formed the entourage of queens and princesses. Drawing upon a broad variety of sources, this volume explores their functions and status in courtly society, as well as the evolving roles of women in the circles of power, from...



Edited by Vincent Chambarlhac, Véronique Liard, Fritz Taubert, Bertrand Tillier
Veilles de guerre
Précurseurs politiques et culturels de la Grande guerre
Histoire et civilisations
Wars do not break out without preparation. This book underlines unknown political and cultural warning signs that occurred during the decades preceding the year 1914.



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 Pierre-Marie Delpu, Igor Moullier, Mélanie Traversier
Le royaume de Naples à l'heure française
Revisiter l'histoire du decennio francese (1806-1815)
Histoire et civilisations
The decennio francese (1806-1815), during which South Italy was military occupied by French Army and Administration, has to be considered as a political laboratory. The Reign of Naples, directed by Joseph Bonaparte then by Joachim Murat, has been a melting pot where several experiences of modernization were tested, in a contest marked by conflicts



Edited by Jean-François Condette
La Guerre des cartables (1914-1918)
Élèves, étudiants et enseignants dans la Grande Guerre en Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Histoire et civilisations
Between 1914 and 1918, the Nord and Pas-de-Calais geographical areas met numerous difficulties. About 70% of the Nord and 25% of the Pas-de-Calais had to face a strong German occupation. On the west part of the front line, the territory became a strategic place for the allied armies, landing on Calais, Boulogne and Dunkerque. With such terrible...



Edited by Agnès Callu
Histoire et civilisations
This book reopens a project started ten years ago, working both at a distance from the 50th anniversary of May 68 celebrations, and as an oxymoron, in its very center. The approach at the time, a crossroads between testimonial and storytelling, then presented a restitution of the work of a research team led by Agnès Callu and supported by ...



Edited by Delphine Carrangeot, Bruno Laurioux, Vincent Puech
Histoire et civilisations
This collective approach to the study of Court ceremonies and rituals from the time of the Roman Empire to the Baroque era (early 17th century) makes a significant contribution to the study of the emergence of European court culture as a whole.



Edited by Xavier Boniface, Jean Heuclin
Diocèses en guerre (1914-1918)
L'Église déchirée entre Gott mit uns et le Dieu des armées
Histoire et civilisations
The Great War tore the Roman Catholic Church: in both camps, it used the same religious references to legitimate the conflict. In the occupied dioceses, the confrontation of soldiers and civilians, churchgoers and priests of opposite nations maintained representations which were forbidding any real dialogue.



Edited by James Connolly, Emmanuel Debruyne, Élise Julien, Matthias Meirlaen
En territoire ennemi
Expériences d'occupation, transferts, héritages (1914-1949)
Histoire et civilisations
Living through a military occupation also means living with the enemy. The contributions presented here examine this idea, in 1914-18 just as in 1939-45 or during the periods of 'leaving wars'; in France and Belgium just as in Poland, Central Africa, or Germany. Between dialogue and power struggles, occupiers and occupied alike adapted to a ...



N. A. M. Rodger
La Royal Navy et ses hommes
Naissance d'un modèle (1750-1780)
Histoire et civilisations
Nicholas Rodger presents us with an insider's view of the modus operandi of the Royal Navy which relentlessly fought against the French Navy during the XVIIIth century.



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