We often trip over historical analogies when trying to interpret the present. But the French writer offered a different way of thinking about time.
Alistair Horne’s book reminds us that political violence thrives on the exclusion of moderates — to everyone’s detriment.
On August 23rd, 1939, as war between France and Germany loomed, a French soldier named Daniel Barlone confided […]
The 2017 French presidential election is a referendum on globalization. Immigration and international trade have emerged as central […]
“The nearer to the Front one goes, naturally, the more blasted the countryside becomes. Beyond Roeselare, the land […]
Warning: This post is full of spoilers. Thankfully, Brick Mansions isn’t the kind of movie you watch for […]
What follows is an excerpt from Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities and Pop Music, 1958-1980, the new book by […]