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TERRA INCOGNITA : UNE HISTOIRE DE L'IGNORANCE
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|June 1, 2020

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A History of Silence: From the Renaissance to the Present Day
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|June 18, 2018

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Silence is not simply the absence of noise. It is within us, in that inner citadel which great writers, thinkers, scholars and people of faith have cultivated over the centuries. Today, when noise is everywhere, distinguished historian Alain Corbin goes back to a…
A History Of Virility
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|August 29, 2017

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How has the meaning of manhood changed over time? A History of Virility proposes a series of answers to this question by describing a trajectory that begins with ancient conceptions of male domination and privilege and examining how it persisted, with significant…
Sois sage, c'est la guerre
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|December 8, 2016

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Histoire du christianisme
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|August 8, 2016

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Le christianisme imprègne la vie quotidienne, les valeurs, les choix esthétiques de ceux-là mêmes qui l'ignorent. Il contribue au dessin du paysage des campagnes et des villes. Il fait parfois l'actualité. Admirer le Mont-Saint-Michel et les monuments de Rome,…
HIST. DU SILENCE
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|May 9, 2016

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Le silence n'est pas la simple absence de bruit. Il réside en nous, dans cette citadelle intérieure que de grands écrivains, penseurs, savants, femmes et hommes de foi, ont cultivée durant des siècles. À l'heure où le bruit envahit tous les espaces, Alain…
Women for Hire: Prostitution and Sexuality in France after 1850
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|September 1, 1996

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Alain Corbin depicts prostitution in nineteenth-century France not as a vice, crime, or disease, but as a well-organized business. Corbin reveals how the brothel served the sex industry in the same way that the factory served manufacturing: it provided an…
The Village of Cannibals: Rage and Murder in France, 1870

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In August 1870, during a fair in the isolated French village of Hautefaye, a gruesome murder was committed in broad daylight that aroused the indignation of the entire country. A young nobleman, falsely accused of shouting republican slogans, was savagely…
Héros de l'histoire de France (Les)
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|October 7, 2013

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Toute société, même la plus désabusée, nourrit un culte des héros et des grands hommes, modèles proposés à l'admiration publique, préférences avouées et revendiquées. À l'heure où les classements ou sondages d'opinion donnent pour personnalités préférées des…
Mer
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|August 22, 2011

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Codirigé par Hélène Richard.Terra incognita pour les hommes de l'Antiquité, lieu d'errance pour Ulysse et d'exploration pour Christophe Colomb, refuge du capitaine Nemo, terrain d'aventure de Tabarly ou Kersauzon, la mer abrite aussi des monstres terrifiants,…
The Life of an Unknown: The Rediscovered World of a Clog Maker in Nineteenth-Century France

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"My task is piecing together a puzzle... I hope to reconstitute the existence of a person whose memory has been abolished.... I want to re-create him, to give him a second chance... to become part of the memory of his century." With these words, Alain Corbin…
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