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Les banques centrales et l'État-nation
The Central Banks and the Nation-State
Olivier Feiertag, Michel Margairaz, et al.
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.



Banques et grande industrie
France, Grande-Bretagne, Allemagne, 1880-1930
BANKS AND LARGE INDUSTRY
France, The United Kingdom, Germany (1880–1930)
Philippe Marguerat
A unique and timely perspective on interactions between capital and industry, especially given the current on-going changes in industry.



Calmer les prix
L'inflation en Europe dans les années 1970
Slowing Down Prices
European Inflation in the 1970s
Michel-Pierre Chélini, Laurent Warlouzet, et al.
Following the oil shock of 1973, a massive wave of inflation spread throughout Europe. This volume explores these upheavals through a broad historical lens, by examining countries in Western, Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as trade unions, businesses and international organizations, particularly the European Community and GATT.



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.



Le communisme vietnamien (1919-1991)
Construction d'un État nation entre Moscou et Pékin
Vietnamese Communism, 1919-1991
The Construction of a Nation State between Moscow and Beijing
Céline Marangé
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 !



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 crime de lèse-nation (1789-1791)
Histoire d'une invention juridique et politique
The Crime of Lèse-Nation
History of a Legal and Political Invention (1789-1791)
Jean-Christophe Gaven
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.



Démocratie au village
La pratique du pouvoir à Rioz en Franche-Comté depuis la Révolution
Democracy in the village
Power practices at Rioz in Franche-Comté since the revolution
Jean-Marcel Jeanneney
This book recounts how and by whom authority was exercised in a rural commune from 1789 to the present, and the way a village - Rioz, in eastern France - governed itself in the course of local, regional, and national events.



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