Presents a cultural history of the Basque Country, exploring the region's violent political past, its distinctive folk culture and its achievements in the fields of literature, architecture and the arts.
We all have our image of the French Riviera: the azure blue of the sea and the swimming pools; the dark green of the pines and the swaying palms; the yachts and the sports cars on the Corniche roads; the hovering croupiers raking in the chips in the Monte Carlo casino. And all these are true. But there is another Riviera.
French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the
Examines concrete battlefield tactics, army regulations, and theoretical works on war to demonstrate that as a cultural construction, warfare and ways of warfare can be transnational and can influence other nations
The Roman occupation of Provence lasted six centuries,
beginning more than one hundred years before the birth of
Christ, and surviving until well after most of Europe had
become Christian. Today the region remains richer in
Roman monuments than anywhere in the world. They are
everywhere you look, from vast amphitheatres and
triumphal arches ......