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L'Entreprise et l'Evangile
Une histoire des patrons chrétiens
Entreprise and evangelisme
A history of christian executives
Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel, Nicolas de Bremond d'Ars, André Grelon
This book sheds new light on the history of businesses in the contemporary era, on the influence of the church's social doctrine and Vatican II for a segment of the Catholic elite. It also explores the Church's dilemmas regarding dechristianisation and the triumph of capitalism.



Histoire du paradis fiscal suisse
History of the Swiss tax haven
Christophe Farquet
Christophe Farquet has uncovered numerous previously unexplored archives to understand how and when Switzerland became one of the main offshore centres of the world.



Améliorer les appariements sur le marché du travail
Improving labor market matching
Alexandra Roulet
This book weighs the relative importance of the various factors involved in this discrepancy in labor market supply and demand: those looking for work may not have the skills businesses are looking for; they may not live in the regions where jobs are being created; recruiters and jobseekers may not have access to relevant information.



La Banque d'Angleterre
Une marche erratique vers l'indépendance 1977-2007
The bank of England
An erratic march towards independence 1977-2007
Sylviane de Saint Seine
This book closely observes the evolution, punctuated by periodic experiments and spectacular turnarounds, towards one of most significant institutional reforms in post-war United Kingdom : the bank of England.



Les bourgeois de Rouen
Une élite urbaine au XIXe siècle
Jean-Pierre Chaline



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.



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.



Le dossier Agache-Willot
Un capitalisme à contre-courant
Benoît Boussemart, Jean-Claude Rabier



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.



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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