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La France et le Royaume-Uni : des ennemis intimes by Robert Tombs, Isabelle Tombs

By Robert Tombs, Isabelle Tombs

Des guerres, des alliances, des haines, des jalousies, de los angeles fascination, de l. a. répulsion, de l’émulation – et même, quelquefois, de l’amour : les kinfolk entre l. a. France et l’Angleterre, puis le Royaume-Uni ont quelque selected d’unique dans l’histoire des international locations. Après des siècles de rivalité, voire de haine, durant lesquels chacun des deux peuples a bridé les victoires de l’autre et l’a empêché d’étendre son empire sur le monde, Indépendance américaine contre perte du Canada, Waterloo contre Austerlitz, une relation originale s’est instaurée, faite de chamailleries et de batailles de rugbymen, mais aussi et d’abord de soutien aux heures sombres et d’accord sur les valeurs essentielles. Mais Anglais et Français continuent de jouer à los angeles perfection de jeu de l’antipathie admirative et de l. a. fascination narquoise.
Il fallait un couple franco-britannique, pardon, anglo-français pour bien explorer grands moments et méandres de cette histoire partagée par deux peuples que l’idée de devoir partager quelque selected, même l’histoire, a été longue à conquérir jusqu’au second où ils se sont dit qu’à tout prendre, mieux valait encore, pour bien faire l’histoire, qu’ils los angeles fassent à deux…

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“Personhood”: An Examination of the History and Use of an by Laura Appell-Warren

By Laura Appell-Warren

"A finished research of the way the concept that of personhood has been utilized by anthropologists and the way it's going to be utilized in the future...This publication is a really important contribution to the examine of the background of anthropological idea, in addition to a enormously important advisor for students and scholars who are looking to use the idea that of personhood analytically of their personal work."-Professor Venessa Fong,Associate Professor Anthropology,Amherst university, Massachusetts

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Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, by Jon Krampner

By Jon Krampner

More than Mom's apple pie, peanut butter is the all-American nutrients. With its wealthy, roasted-peanut aroma and style; caramel hue; and gooey, consoling texture, peanut butter is a permanent favourite, present in the pantries of at the very least seventy five percentage of yank kitchens. american citizens consume greater than a thousand million kilos a 12 months. in keeping with the Southern Peanut Growers, a alternate staff, that is sufficient to coat the ground of the Grand Canyon (although the organization does not say to what height).

Americans spoon it out of the jar, consume it in sandwiches on its own or with its bread-fellow jelly, and eat it with meals starting from celery and raisins ("ants on a log") to a grilled sandwich with bacon and bananas (the vintage "Elvis"). Peanut butter is used to taste sweet, ice cream, cookies, cereal, and different meals. it's a deeply ingrained staple of yank early life. besides cheeseburgers, fried poultry, chocolate chip cookies (and apple pie), peanut butter is a consummate convenience nutrition.

In Creamy and Crunchy are the tales of Jif, Skippy, Peter Pan; the plight of black peanut farmers; the resurgence of traditional or out of date peanut butter; the explanations why american citizens like peanut butter larger than (almost) a person else; the 5 ways in which cutting-edge product isn't the same as the unique; the function of peanut butter in scuffling with 3rd global starvation; and the Salmonella outbreaks of 2007 and 2009, which threatened peanut butter's sacred position within the American cabinet. To a shocking quantity, the tale of peanut butter is the tale of twentieth-century the United States, and Jon Krampner writes its first renowned background, wealthy with anecdotes and evidence culled from interviews, learn, travels within the peanut-growing areas of the South, own tales, and recipes.

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Byzantium into Europe: The Story of Byzantium as the First by Jack Lindsay

By Jack Lindsay

An unique dialectical Marxist interpretation putting Byzantium inside of common history.

In this formidable survey of Byzantine background - overlaying institutional advancements, occasions, non secular conflicts, and paintings - Lindsay asks in regards to the world-historical achievements of the japanese Roman Empire and its contribution to the passage from antiquity to feudalism at the ecu direction in the direction of modernity. The ebook is clean in its dialectical mode of research. It earned a beneficial review from the doyen of Byzantine reports in France Rodolphe Guilland, whereas the days Literary complement ran an nameless overview of it that proposed to prohibit all Communists from educating heritage (which view the editors then defended from the letters despatched in protest).

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Charters of St-Fursy of Péronne by William Mendel Newman, John F. Benton, Mary A. Rouse

By William Mendel Newman, John F. Benton, Mary A. Rouse

The charters released during this quantity made it attainable to keep on with quite good the existence, pursuits, and estate of the church of Saint-Fursy within the 12th and 13th century. the quantity is basically a reconstruction of the misplaced cartulary of Saint-Fursy, it doesn't comprise all of the charters which quandary the collegiate church earlier than 1300.

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Germany is our problem by Henry Morgenthau

By Henry Morgenthau

The ebook Germany is Our challenge used to be released by means of Harper and Brothers in October 1945.
In the ebook Morgenthau defined his plan and the reason for it in nice element.
President Roosevelt had granted permission for the booklet of the ebook the night
before his dying, while eating with Morgenthau at hot Springs.

In November 1945 basic Dwight D. Eisenhower, the army Governor of the U.S.
Occupation sector, authorized the distribution of a thousand unfastened copies of the ebook to American
military officers in occupied Germany. Historian Stephen Ambrose attracts the belief
that, regardless of Eisenhower's later claims that the act was once now not an endorsement of the
Morgenthau plan, Eisenhower either authorized of the plan and had formerly given
Morgenthau not less than a few of his principles on how Germany can be taken care of.

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