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La Banque d'Angleterre
Une marche erratique vers l'indépendance 1977-2007
Sylviane de Saint Seine



La naissance de l'État social japonais
Biopolitique, travail et citoyenneté dans le Japon impérial (1868-1945)
The Birth of the Japanese Social State
Biopolitics, labour and citizenship in imperial Japan (1868–1945)
Bernard Thomann
The book presents the completely new history of Japanese social state whose policies and knowledge were developed in the nineteenth century .



Refonder le système de protection sociale
Pour une nouvelle génération de droits sociaux
Restructuring the Social Protection System
Towards a New Generation of Social Rights
Bernard Gazier, Bruno Palier, Hélène Périvier
Designing a new architecture for social protection, the book shows that it is urgent and possible to rebuild the system. A plea for the design of a new generation of social rights, by three specialists in family policies, employment, social protection!



Emmaus and the Abbé Pierre
An Alternative Model of Entreprise, Charity and Society
Axelle Brodiez-Dolino
This is the extraordinary development of contemporary humanitarian and an important page of French social history that Axelle Brodiez-Dolino allows us to (re) read through two inseparable stories, those of Emmaus and the Abbé Pierre Pierre.



Consommateurs engagés à la Belle Époque
La Ligue sociale d'acheteurs
Socially Responsible Consumers of the Belle Epoque
'La Ligue sociale d'acheteurs'
Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel
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.



France-Suisse ou la force du petit
Évasion fiscale, relations commerciales et financières (1940-1954)
France-Switzerland or the power of the litlle
Capital Evasion, Commercial and Financial relations (1940-1954)
Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl
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.



La CFDT (1968-1995)
De l'autogestion au syndicalisme de proposition
The CFDT
From independent management to the unionization of productivity (1968-1995)
Nicolas Defaud
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.



Tourisme et travail
De l'éducation populaire au secteur marchand (1945-1985)
Work and Tourism
From cultural education to the commercial sector (1945-1985)
Sylvain Pattieu
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.



Patron de Renault
Pierre Lefaucheux (1944-1955)
Renault's Chief Executive Officer
Cyrille Sardais
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.



La fabrique réactionnaire
Antisémitisme, spoliations et corporatisme dans le cuir (1930-1950)
The Political Reactionary Factory
Anti-Semitism, pillage, and corporatism of leather (1930-1950)
Florent Le Bot



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