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  1. [+]
    Becoming France (Review)
    Children of the Revolution, by Robert Gildea
    1. Children of the Revolution by Robert Gildea
    The New Republic, April 1, 2009, pp. 45-47
  2. [+]
    Big (Review)
    Victor Hugo: A Biography, by Graham Robb
    1. Victor Hugo: A Biography by Graham Robb
    The New Republic, April 6, 1998, pp. 38-41
  3. The Bookless Future
    What the Internet is doing to scholarship
    The New Republic, May 2, 2005, pp. 27-30
  4. [+]
    Brushes With Power (Review)
    Jacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile, by Philippe Bordes
    1. Jacques-Louis David: Empire to Exile by Philippe Bordes
    The New Republic, August 22, 2005, pp. 34-35
  5. [+]
    Burghers and Kings (2 Reviews)
    When the King Took Flight, by Timothy Tackett
    1. When the King Took Flight by Timothy Tackett
    2. The Myth of the French Bourgeoisie by Sarah Maza
    The New Republic, July 21, 2003, pp. 32-37
  6. Bye-Bye, Mitterrand
    He lasted longer than any other European leader. But what are we to make of Francois Mi...
    The New Republic, March 20, 1995, pp. 24-27
  7. [+]
    Cherchez la Femme (Review)
    The Other Enlightenment, by Carla Hesse
    1. The Other Enlightenment by Carla Hesse
    The New Republic, April 15, 2002, pp. 38-41
  8. [+]
    The Colbert Report (Review)
    The Information Master, by Jacob Soll
    1. The Information Master by Jacob Soll
    The New Republic, October 7, 2009, pp. 51-52
  9. [+]
    The Collaborator (2 Reviews)
    The Unfree French, by Richard Vinen
    1. The Unfree French by Richard Vinen
    2. Bad Faith by Carmen Callil
    The Nation, December 11, 2006, pp. 28-35
  10. [+]
    Collaborators (2 Reviews)
    The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte, by Robert B. Asprey
    1. The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte by Robert B. Asprey
    2. Napoleon and His Collaborators by Isser Woloch
    The New Republic, April 2, 2001, pp. 42-43
  11. The Cult of the Nation in France (2001)
    Inventing Nationalism, 1680-1800
    2 Reviews
  12. Down to the Wire
    The New Republic, November 12, 1984, p. 13
  13. [+]
    Europe: Early Modern and Modern (Review)
    Changing Identities in Early Modern France, by Michael Wolfe
    1. Changing Identities in Early Modern France by Michael Wolfe
    The American Historical Review, April 1999, p. 651
  14. [+]
    Europe: Early Modern and Modern (Review)
    French Resistance, by Jean-Philippe Mathy
    1. French Resistance by Jean-Philippe Mathy
    The American Historical Review, February 2002, p. 293
  15. [+]
    Europe: Early Modern and Modern (Review)
    Die Erfindung des Modernen Militarismus, by Wolfgang Kruse
    1. Die Erfindung des Modernen Militarismus by Wolfgang Kruse
    The American Historical Review, December 2004, pp. 1655-1656
  16. The First Total War (2007)
    Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  17. Frenchmen in Bed; Waking Up to Terrorism
    The New Republic, October 13, 1986, pp. 18-23
  18. Ghosts of Leftists Past
    The New Republic, August 11, 1986, pp. 17-18
  19. [+]
    The Gift (Review)
    Marcel Mauss: A Biography, by Marcel Fournier
    1. Marcel Mauss: A Biography by Marcel Fournier
    The New Republic, October 16, 2006, pp. 37-39
  20. [+]
    Gory Days (Review)
    Glory and Terror, by Antoine de Baecque
    1. Glory and Terror by Antoine de Baecque
    The New Republic, August 6, 2001, pp. 42-44
  21. Books
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    Is the Revolution a Text? (2 Reviews)
    The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution, by Roger Chartier
    1. The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution by Roger Chartier
    2. Inventing the French Revolution by Keith Michael Baker
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1992, pp. 316-324
  22. The Jews Left Behind
    The New Republic, February 18, 1985, pp. 12-13
  23. [+]
    Just Like Us (Review)
    Napoleon: A Political Life, by Steven Englund
    1. Napoleon: A Political Life by Steven Englund
    The New Republic, May 17, 2004, pp. 34-37
  24. Krakow Walks
    The New Republic, May 14, 1984, p. 9
  25. Lawyers and Citizens (1994)
    The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France
    1 Review
  26. Le Gerrymander
    The New Republic, June 3, 1985, p. 12
  27. Leopold's Ghost
    Belgium's strange war-crimes crusade
    The New Republic, September 10, 2001, p. 16
  28. Liberte, Egalite, Have a Nice Day
    The New Republic, January 23, 1989, pp. 22-23
  29. Lingua Populi, Lingui Dei
    Language, Religion, and the Origins of French Revolutionary Nationalism
    The American Historical Review, December 1995, pp. 1403-1437
  30. [+]
    London Calling (Review)
    The Pleasures of the Imagination, by John Brewer
    1. The Pleasures of the Imagination by John Brewer
    The New Republic, November 24, 1997, pp. 42-43
  31. The Lost Generation Gap
    The New Republic, April 29, 1985, pp. 14-16
  32. [+]
    Madcap History (2 Reviews)
    Past and Present in Contemporary Culture, by Raphael Samuel
    1. Past and Present in Contemporary Culture by Raphael Samuel
    2. Island Stories: Unravelling Britain by Raphael Samuel
    The New Republic, February 15, 1999, p. 35
  33. [+]
    Meet the Platters (Review)
    The Beggar and the Professor, by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
    1. The Beggar and the Professor by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
    The New Republic, May 5, 1997, pp. 39-41
  34. Military history bites the dust
    The New Republic, May 7, 2007, pp. 16-17
  35. [+]
    Modern Europe (Review)
    Der Maurermeister und der Finanzrichter, by Martin Dinges
    1. Der Maurermeister und der Finanzrichter by Martin Dinges
    The American Historical Review, December 1997, p. 1494
  36. The Napoleon Complex
    Dominique de Villepin's study of Bonaparte and the debacle at the Security Council
    The New Republic, April 14, 2003, pp. 27-29
  37. [+]
    The Never-Ending Herstory (Review)
    The Prospect Before Her, by Olwen Hufton
    1. The Prospect Before Her by Olwen Hufton
    The New Republic, January 27, 1997, pp. 38-41
  38. [+]
    Odors and Ideas (Review)
    The Making of Revolutionary Paris, by David Garrioch
    1. The Making of Revolutionary Paris by David Garrioch
    The New Republic, September 23, 2002, pp. 43-45
  39. [+]
    The Ordeal of Legitimacy (5 Reviews)
    The Jews of France, by Esther Benbassa
    1. The Jews of France by Esther Benbassa
    2. Jewish Destinies by Pierre Birnbaum
    3. Uneasy Asylum by Vicki Caron
    4. The Jews of Modern France by Paula E. Hyman
    5. Nationalism, Anti-Semitism, and Fascism in France by Michel Winock
    The New Republic, February 28, 2000, pp. 37-41
  40. Out of Commission
    The New Republic, April 1, 1985, pp. 17-19
  41. [+]
    Paris Blues (Review)
    Realms of Memory, by Lawrence D. Kritzman
    1. Realms of Memory by Lawrence D. Kritzman
    The New Republic, September 1, 1997, pp. 32-34
  42. Paristroika
    The New Republic, July 11, 1988, pp. 21-23
  43. Pierres roulantes
    Encounter, March 1990, p. 35
  44. [+]
    Pogroms of Words (Review)
    For the Soul of France, by Frederick Brown
    1. For the Soul of France by Frederick Brown
    The New Republic, June 24, 2010, pp. 32-33
  45. Postcard East Germany
    Don't Panic
    The New Republic, November 25, 1985, pp. 11-13
  46. [+]
    Profane Illuminations (2 Reviews)
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius, by Leo Damrosch
    1. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius by Leo Damrosch
    2. Voltaire Almighty by Roger Pearson
    The Nation, December 5, 2005, pp. 22-27
  47. Richard Milhous Clinton
    Our president, a Nixon for the '90s
    The New Republic, January 18, 1999, pp. 18-21
  48. Sanctions and Sanctimony
    The New Republic, May 27, 1985, pp. 6-8
  49. Cover Story
    The Shorn Identity
    France has been absorbing immigrants forever---with tremendous success. So why is it fa...
    The New Republic, November 28, 2005, pp. 20-29
  50. [+]
    The Spirit of 1940 (Review)
    Petain: Hero or Traitor, by Herbert R. Lottman
    1. Petain: Hero or Traitor by Herbert R. Lottman
    The New Republic, January 28, 1985, pp. 39-42
  51. [+]
    The Spoils of War (Review)
    The New Regime, by Isser Woloch
    1. The New Regime by Isser Woloch
    The New Republic, February 28, 1994, p. 43
  52. Supply-Side Socialism
    The New Republic, October 8, 1984, pp. 12-13
  53. Trial and Error
    The New Republic, March 11, 1985, p. 12
  54. The Triumph of Asian-Americans
    The New Republic, July 15, 1985, pp. 24-31
  55. The Unbearable Lightness of Being French
    Law, Republicanism and National Identity at the End of the Old Regime
    The American Historical Review, October 2001, pp. 1215-1235
  56. [+]
    Utopia and Calculation (Review)
    The Demands of Liberty, by Pierre Rosanvallon
    1. The Demands of Liberty by Pierre Rosanvallon
    The New Republic, October 22, 2007, pp. 52-55
  57. [+]
    Veil of Tears (Review)
    Why the French Don't Like Headscarves, by John R. Bowen
    1. Why the French Don't Like Headscarves by John R. Bowen
    The New Republic, March 5, 2007, pp. 30-31
  58. [+]
    When Terror Was Young (Review)
    The Terror, by David Andress
    1. The Terror by David Andress
    The New Republic, April 17, 2006, pp. 30-33
  59. Withdrawal Symptoms
    The New Republic, December 31, 1984, p. 9
  60. [+]
    Words and Tumbrels (Review)
    A Revolution in Language, by Sophia Rosenfeld
    1. A Revolution in Language by Sophia Rosenfeld
    The New Republic, November 26, 2001, pp. 38-45
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