In the face of the awakening of fundamentalisms and violent extremisms, Jean Picq invites us to re-read our history, to identify the key points that have allowed us to define new relations between the spiritual and the temporal and to see the triumph of reason dedicated to civil peace.
Relire l'histoire, éclairer le présent
The entire standard theory of central banking is constructed on the model of independence to the state. Yet the history of central banks comes back to the state, or rather to the nation-state. In order to understand the reasons for this paradox, this book analyses the evolution of the relationship between fifteen central banks and the state.
Olivier Feiertag, Michel Margairaz
Jean-Christophe Gaven presents a large and remarkably thorough dossier on the beginnings of the Revolution, when royal sovereignty and national sovereignty were in competition. The author works meticulously to decipher the birth of this new form of criminal and political justice, entirely devoted to protecting the Revolution and its ambitions.
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politique
This Manifesto for environmental geography illustrates a collective desire to go beyond individual practices in order to examine the epistemological and political role of geography when challenged by environmental crises.
Géographie, écologie, politique
Denis Chartier, Estienne Rodary
The book presents the completely new history of Japanese social state whose policies and knowledge were developed in the nineteenth century .
Biopolitique, travail et citoyenneté dans le Japon impérial (1868-1945)
A unique and timely perspective on interactions between capital and industry, especially given the current on-going changes in industry.
France, Grande-Bretagne, Allemagne, 1880-1930
This special issue explores the effects of these memorial debates on how history is written in the 20th Spanish century, offering an overview of research conducted over the past twenty years.
Histoire et conflits de mémoire en Espagne
This panoramic volume seeks to shed light on this historical turning point in public health and 'emergency medicine', led by Justin Godart — who would later become a member of both the French Resistance and the Righteous Among the Nations — while also deciphering the sometimes questionable uses of healthcare during wartime.
Une politique pionnière en univers incertain
This volume sheds light on the women of the French Resistance from a two-fold perspective: first, their repression as orchestrated by the occupying power, and second, the recognition they received after the Liberation.
La Résistance féminine dans le Nord de la France
Alors qu'en ce début de XXIe siècle, la construction européenne et les défis de la mondialisation ébranle les concepts classiques de l'État et de la souveraineté, Jean Picq donne des clés pour penser la question de l'État aujourd'hui et bâtir l'Europe politique de demain.
Pouvoir, justice et droit du Moyen Âge à nos jours
Through philosophical questioning and a historical approach open to input from sociology, geography, mathematical sciences, and the law, it is possible to envision a paradigm that encourages a cosmopolitical view of history that would benefit human life.
De l'origine du monde à la fin des temps
Alexandre Escudier, Laurent Martin
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!
Pour une nouvelle génération de droits sociaux
Bernard Gazier, Bruno Palier
The desertion of politics, whose legitimacy is based on dialogue, compromise and the reference to the law, leaves the way open to a wave of multiform violence in this region. This work attempts to decipher the mechanisms behind this violence.
Pierre Blanc, Jean-Paul Chagnollaud
Table of contents: The Lebanese Army, 1945 to 1975 - The Army in Iraq from 1932 to 1968 - The Birth of Military Regimes in the Middle East - Nasser, Amer and Their Army - Foreign Policy and the Military in Syria (1946-1970) - Politics and the Army in Turkey (1908-1980) - Politicians and Generals in Israel during the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Militaires et pouvoirs au Moyen-Orient
Table of contents: From Depth Psychology to a History of Sensibility - From Bloody Horror to Intolerable Animal Suffering - Gastronomic Curiosity and Exotic Cuisine in Interwar France - Honking and Crowing: France Discovers a New Noisy Existence - The Long Goodbye - The Metamorphosis of Intimacy - and more...
Histoire des sensibilités au 20e siècle
On 7 April 1994, the genocide of Rwandan Tutsis began. Three months later: eight hundred thousand to one million victims. Vingtième Siècle analyses this major event of our contemporary history by giving voice to French and Rwandan researchers, young historians and anthropologists.
Le génocide des Tutsi rwandais, vingt ans après
Specialising in the contemporary era, René Rémond (1918–2007) penned a number of works which contributed significantly to the revival of political and religious history in France. This collection brings together the accounts of historians who knew Rémond, who were influenced by his work with articles analysing specific elements of his oeuvre.
Jean-Noël Jeanneney, Jean-François Sirinelli
Jean Bérard offers us the untold story of the relationships between protest movements and the law, shining a light on their essential contribution to the development of criminal law and our contemporary penal system.
Les mouvements de contestation face au système pénal (1968-1983)