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Articles with keyword "France"

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Historians Disagree About Everything, or So It Seems

There is no shortage of ideas on how to teach American history.

Madeleine Lebeau in Casablanca

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in Casablanca Madeleine Lebeau Became Forever the Face of French Resistance

75 years after its premiere, Casablanca still moves us. 

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The Art of Thinking in Other People’s Heads

The addictive qualities of light reading. 

Jean Seberg

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The Secret Lives of Jean Seberg

A small-town girl from Iowa became the "it" girl of the French New Wave.

Carla Zecher

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Now in English: The Memoir of a Robinson Crusoe à la française

Bon voyage, armchair travelers! Carla Zecher follows the perigrinations of an eighteenth-century French lieutenant.

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Our Contemporary, Montaigne: He Pioneered the Personal Essay and Made Candor Literary

Montaigne invented the personal essay and made candor literary.

Room in Hauteville House

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What Can We Learn About Victor Hugo From Visiting His House Museum?

A privileged view into the literary mind

This woodblock print by Yoshu Shuen depicts a reception given by the Meiji Emper

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The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.

Paula A. Michaels

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Impertinent Questions with Paula A. Michaels

On the Soviet experiment that became Lamaze.