Far from the impediments of a heroic history of Europe with its crises and re-founding treaties, the author shows why and how law became the principal device through which Europe was able to impose itself as a new power centre.
L'invention d'un programme institutionnel pour l'Europe
This book recalls the history of the internationalisation of central banks from the fundamental ruptures of World War I to today's Euro crisis. The analyses converge to acknowledge the political nature of this global phenomenon.
L'internationalisation des banques centrales des débuts du xxe siècle à nos jours
Olivier Feiertag, Michel Margairaz
Following extensive research in the Portuguese, Spanish, and French archives and a series of interviews with political and institutional actors from the period, this author offers an original history of migrants and Portuguese migration policies.
L'État portugais et ses migrants en France (1957-1974)
By recounting the origins, the history and the posterity of the Ligue from the 1880s to the 1930s, this book casts a new light on the history of French society in the first half of the 20th century.
La Ligue sociale d'acheteurs
How did Vietnamese Communists succeed within 50 years in overthrowing colonial rule, keeping the American army at bay and conquering the South in 1975? The first exhaustive study on Vietnamese communism in over 30 years !
Construction d'un État nation entre Moscou et Pékin
L'histoire du patronat est depuis longtemps un objet de recherche mais il manquait une vue d'ensemble. Ce numéro répond à une série de questions transversales sur la sociologie du patronat, les organisations qui le font exister et son rapport au politique
Patrons et patronat en France au 20e siècle
This work retraces the invention of the constitutionalist, this law professor specializing in constitutional policy, and demonstrate how these professors played a crucial role in the advent of the new regime.
Professeurs de droit et légitimation de l'État en France (1870-1914)
50 years of history of conflict between women and power in France. This book tells the decisive stages of their accession to the highest steps of political life.
De l'exclusion à l'entrée dans la course présidentielle
Gaboriaux's book tracks republican approaches to rural votes. She shows how Republicans themselves changed their version of the Republic to make it more attractive to peasants, so that by the 1870s they were seen as the model for the Republican citizenry.
Les républicains face au bonapartisme rural (1848-1880)
50 years after the independance of African States, the history of the interest and active support of the United States in the development of the Francophonie.
Enjeux africains 1960-1970
An analysis of the political behavior of the pieds-noirs (French colonials born in Algeria) from 1871 to 2002, in light of the trauma of the Algerian war and their subsequent return to France.
Quarante ans après le retour
This economic history text describes the profitable relationship between France and Switzerland. If the subject is rather pointed, it offers an incomparable perspective on the battle France waged to recover money hidden in Switzerland.
Évasion fiscale, relations commerciales et financières (1940-1954)
Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl
In this passionate history of the CFDT (Confédération française démocratique du travail), Nicolas Defaud shows how the CFDT has shifted from management-based socialism to apolitical reformism in less than a generation.
De l'autogestion au syndicalisme de proposition
This book crosses histories and associations of tourism, popular leisure, and of the labor movement in order to shed new light on the hope, born in 1936, of the people's tourism, both social and educational.
De l'éducation populaire au secteur marchand (1945-1985)
This work offers a complete view of the institutional system, the actors, the political game and modes of action of the European Union. It aims to offer the fundamental elements for comprehending current challenges Europe must face.
A provocative and simple analysis of the European integration process. Nicolas Jabko demonstrates that the European Commission deployed a strategy that invoked mulitple dimensions of the logic of the "market" to promote its political objectives.
Histoire d'une stratégie improbable
An analysis of the American democratic system throughout the course of the 20th century, as illuminated by the Nixon presidency.
Le cas Nixon
This book is not just a simple biography : it is a rare opportunity to discover a usually closed-off universe and a CEO's daily work.
Pierre Lefaucheux (1944-1955)