De 1954 à 1962, en pleine guerre d'indépendance, l'armée et l’administration françaises entreprennent de « regrouper » plus de deux millions d’Algériennes et d’Algériens dans quelque deux mille camps.
Une histoire des déplacements forcés (1954-1962)
For three decades, which were more post-war upheaval than they were boom, the new French state, the cutting edge of modernisation, worked its way into all areas of social and economic life. Far from diminishing, tensions between transformations imposed top-down by the technocratic elite and citizens' demands for democracy were institutionalised.
A la recherche de la République moderne
Better known by the acronym COMECON, the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) was founded in 1949 by the USSR and its allies in popular democracies, as an instrument for dialogue between Eastern bloc countries, and as a showcase for socialism in competition with the West and specifically the European Community.
Le CAEM et la construction du bloc socialiste (1949-1991)
Deeply original in its approach and in its style, this historical investigation is an exemplary reflection on the silences of the past.
Une histoire des savoirs sur la Shoah en Bulgarie
A book about the oppressed workers and labourers Joseph Conrad lived alongside: serfs in Russia, workers and sailors in the French and British empires, slaves and migrants in the Indian Ocean... that ends in Congo with the extreme violence perpetrated against the indigenous people by colonial companies in their relentless search for profit.
Une histoire globale XVIIIe-XIXe siècles
Frédéric Viguier retrace dans cet ouvrage l'histoire de la cause des pauvres depuis 1945, combat qui s’est souvent soldé par des victoires à la Pyrrhus face aux représentants des hautes sphères de l’État social et à leur conception d’une bonne action publique.
Drawing on the example of Poland, the author demonstrates that the inventory of the populations, the printing of identification cards, the choice of demographic, linguistic, or religious criteria were used to serve more diverse political projects than the historical literature has tended to suggest.
Politique et statistiques en Europe centrale (1848-1919)
The historian Judith Rainhorn has investigated white lead, which has been massively produced and used since the late 18th century, a poison for the workers directly exposed to it in their dusty workshops, lead pigment is today recognized as an environmental poison.
Histoire d'un poison légal
Guillaume Mouralis provides a fascinating reading of the Nuremberg trial based on a study of the lawyers who laid its foundations and propelled and guided the debates in the United States.
Le procès international, les lawyers et la question raciale
A rare testimony to an event that has been scantly documented in history, this singular book draws on extensive and up until now unexploited resources, the "Heart of Steel" broadcasts. It revives a key moment in the working-class landscape of the 1970s.
Les voix de la crise
o better understand the question of the dependency of the elderly, which is increasingly poignant given the ageing population, Christophe Capuano provides his perspective as a historian and retraces the birth of the welfare state since the 1880s.
Une histoire de la protection sociale de 1880 à nos jours
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.
Une histoire des patrons chrétiens
Marie-Emmanuelle Chessel, Nicolas de Bremond d'Ars
Christophe Farquet has uncovered numerous previously unexplored archives to understand how and when Switzerland became one of the main offshore centres of the world.
The criticism being levied is not new. In fact, though it first appeared after the 'defeat' of the "Front populaire", it has consistently returned since: French socialists are said to be economically incompetent. A stereotype? Mathieu Fulla offers an economic history of politics that participates in the current debate within the Left.
Une histoire économique du politique
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)
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