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Rene, Ginette, Louise et les autres: nostalgie et authenticite dans la chanson neo-realiste.('Tetes Raides' and French retro rock music of the 1990s and 2000s)(Critical essay)
June 22, 2009 ... France's retro rock music (chanson neo-realiste) of the 1990s and 2000s favors acoustic music and "old-fashioned" instruments such as the accordion in order to reject today's fascination with novelty and consumerism. In doing so, this music...

Panique celtique: Manau's Celtic rap, Breton cultural expression, and contestatory performance in contemporary France.(Critical essay)
June 22, 2009 ... The highly successful 1998 album Panique celtique launched the group of rappers known as Manau and their self-styled "Celtic rap fusion" onto the French musical scene, bringing Breton binious to join the beatboxes on France's hip-hop radio...

L'etat educateur politique dans les campagnes du dix-neuvieme siecle: lectures franco-mediterraneennes d'Eugen Weber.(Eugen Weber's 'Peasants into Frenchmen: The Modernization of Rural France 1870-1914' )(Critical essay)
June 22, 2009 ... This article explores the role of the state as a vector of political acculturation in the French and Euro-Mediterranean countryside in the nineteenth century. It begins with a consideration of the importance of the reciprocal images of...

Liberte, Egalite, Parite.('Parite!:Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism', 'L'Egalite introuvable: La parite, les feministes et la Republique')(Book review)
March 22, 2009 ... Joan Wallach Scott, Parite! Sexual Equality and the Crisis of French Universalism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005). Eleonore Lepinard, L'Egalite introuvable. La parite, les feministes et la Republique (Paris: Presses de la...

Judith Surkis, Sexing the Citizen: Morality and Masculinity in France, 1870-1920.(Book review)
March 22, 2009 ... Judith Surkis, Sexing the Citizen: Morality and Masculinity in France, 1870-1920 (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2006). Judith Surkis's masterful study of conjugality in the Third Republic's efforts to establish, affirm, and...