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Ferro, Marc

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The Great War, 1914-1918 by Marc Ferro( Book )

107 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this, his most famous work, Marc Ferro looks at the realities faced by the millions who fought in the Great War and their families at home. In doing so, he presents us with one of the most significant reappraisals of the war ever written."--Jacket
Nicholas II : last of the tsars by Marc Ferro( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's preeminent historians, Marc Ferro is a leading member of the Annales School of France and a recognized authority on early twentieth-century European history. For well over two decades, in volumes such as The February Revolution of 1917 and October 1917, he has demonstrated an unsurpassed skill in capturing the social and political forces that led to the Russian Revolution. Now Ferro turns his considerable talents to the biography of one of the pivotal figures of that era, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia. For this important new biography, Ferro has searched extensively in Russian archives to illuminate Nicholas's character. What emerges is a vivid portrait of a reluctant leader, a young man forced by the death of his father into a role for which he was ill-equipped. A conformist and traditionalist, Nicholas admired the order, ritual, and ceremony identified with the intangible grandeur of autocracy, and he hated everything that might shake that autocracy - the intelligentsia, the Jews, the religious sects. His reign, as Ferro documents, was one of continual trouble: a humiliating war with Japan; the 1905 revolution that forced Nicholas to accept a constitutional assembly, the Duma; the international crisis of 1914, leading to World War I; and finally the Revolution of 1917, forcing his abdication. Throughout, we see a Tsar who was utterly opposed to change and to the ferment of ideas that stirred his country, who felt it was his duty to preserve intact the powers God had entrusted in him. Ferro also provides an intimate portrait of Nicholas's personal life: his wife Alexandra; his four daughters, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia, sisters so close they signed letters "OTMA," the initials of their Christian names; his son and heir Alexis, who suffered from hemophilia; and the various figures in the court, most notably Rasputin, whose ability to revive the frequently ailing Alexis made him indispensable to the Tsaritsa. (Ferro recounts that, when Alexandra heard of Rasputin's murder, she collapsed in anguish, certain her son was lost; but when Nicholas heard the news while with the army, he simply walked off whistling cheerfully.) Perhaps most intriguing is Ferro's chapter on the fate of the Tsar and his family, examining all the rumors and contradictory testimony that swirl around this still cloudy event. Ferro concludes that Alexandra and her daughters may have survived the revolution, and the woman who later surfaced in Europe claiming to be Anastasia may well have been so. This authoritative biography by one of the world's great historians shines a bright light on an ordinary man raised to an extraordinary station, who carried an unwanted burden, which crushed him
The use and abuse of history, or, How the past is taught by Marc Ferro( Book )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies over de wijze waarop in diverse landen de geschiedenis wordt doorgegeven
The Russian Revolution of February 1917 by Marc Ferro( Book )

17 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinema and history by Marc Ferro( Book )

46 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omslagtit. : Le cinéma, agent et source de l'histoire. - Met bibliogr. Ook aanwezig in het Engels o.d.t.: Cinema and history. - Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 1988
October 1917 : a social history of the Russian revolution by Marc Ferro( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Multiple languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le livre noir du colonialisme : XVIe-XXIe siècle : de l'extermination à la repentance by Marc Ferro( Book )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse les étapes et les mécanismes du colonialisme : ses excès, ses méfaits, les discours de légitimation qui ont accompagné la colonisation, montre que ce système n'a pas seulement existé en Occident, mais aussi chez les Arabes, les Russes ou les Japonais et que le colonialisme se perpétue actuellement sous de nouvelles formes
Histoire des colonisations : des conquêtes aux indépendances : XIIIe-XXe siècle by Marc Ferro( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'historien traite de toutes les pratiques coloniales des Européens, russes y comprises, mais également de la colonisation arabe, turque, japonaise, pour établir leurs points communs, leurs différences. Le point de vue des ex-colonisés est également présenté. Avec un nouveau chapitre sur un phénomène nouveau appelé l'impérialisme multinational
Pétain by Marc Ferro( Book )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment on raconte l'histoire aux enfants à travers le monde entier by Marc Ferro( Book )

38 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HISTOIRE, enseignement
Colonization : a global history by Marc Ferro( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a synthesis and analysis of colonialism from its origins to the present. Marc Ferro gives comparative coverage of all the European colonial powers (including Russia), as well as Arab, Turk and Japanese colonialism
Histoire de France by Marc Ferro( Book )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in French and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une première partie retrace ce que la mémoire collective a gardé du passé et la façon dont elle l'a retenu ; une seconde partie tente de cerner l'identité de la France en examinant en quoi la société née de cette histoire s'est différenciée de celle de ses voisins. Une tentative de conciliation d'une histoire évènementielle à celle, plus rigoureuse, des universitaires
La Révolution de 1917 by Marc Ferro( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la Russie à l'U.R.S.S : l'histoire de la Russie de 1850 à nos jours by René Girault( Book )

31 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'histoire sous surveillance : science et conscience de l'histoire by Marc Ferro( Book )

24 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in French and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La revolution russe de 1917 by Marc Ferro( Book )

37 editions published between 1967 and 1990 in French and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le choc de l'Islam : XVIIIe-XXIe siècle by Marc Ferro( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderniser l'Islam ou islamiser la modernité? Ce dilemme est examiné à travers les moments forts de l'histoire des deux derniers siècles. A bien des égards, nous avons surtout affaire, selon l'historien, à un choc en retour des traumatismes que le monde de l'Islam a connus pendant cette période
Resentment in history by Marc Ferro( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Marc Ferro's account of the dark force of resentment and revenge in modern times is a salutary reminder of how much history of a high order can contribute to an understanding of our turbulent world. If you think fundamentalist Islam came out of the blue, then read this book and think again." Jay Winter, Yale University." "This book, by a renowned and distinguished historian, is an arresting account of the role that resentment has played throughout history, from Antiquity and early Christiauity through to the present day." "At the origin of resentment we always find an injury, an act of humiliation, an affront, a trauma. Those who feel victimized cannot react because they are powerless. They brood on their desire for revenge, which they cannot satisfy but which constantly nags at them, until finally they explode with anger. This period of waiting may also be accompanied by a repudiation of the oppressor's values and a rehabilitation of the victim's own values, and this gives the oppressed new strength, fueling the act of revolt or revenge." "Ferro effortlessly weaves together historical examples such as the role played by resentment in the French and Russian revolutions, the resentment against the historical suffering of African Americans that underpinned the Civil Rights movement and the rise of black power, and the revival of resentment by proponents of radical Islam whose violent acts of terror in New York, London, and elsewhere have shaken the world."--BOOK JACKET
La Révolution de 1917 by Marc Ferro( Book )

42 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in French and English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quitter le devant de la scène, celle où s'affrontent les personnages principaux de l'Histoire, pour rejoindre la société et ses aspirations ; confronter le système des grandes idées (bolchevisme, communisme, etc.) aux comportements des hommes vivants (ouvriers, paysans, soldats), dont les projets rencontrent ou contredisent ceux des partis et des organisations : ces déplacements dans l'analyse caractérisent la magistrale synthèse de Marc Ferro. Ni fruit d'une nécessité historique, ni accident dû à la guerre et la défaite, la Révolution d'Octobre redevient un événement qui s'intègre à une histoire de longue durée, ouvrant un cycle qui, après quatre-vingts ans, n'est toujours pas clos
Histoires de Russie et d'ailleurs : entretiens avec Jules Chancel et Jean-François Sabouret by Marc Ferro( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The use and abuse of history, or, How the past is taught
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Ferro Marc

Ferro, Marc Roger 1924-

Ferro, Mark.

Ferro, Mark, 1924-

Make Feiluo

Marc Ferro Frans historicus

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Марк Феро

Ферро, Марк

פארו, מרק, 1924-

페로, 마르크

フェロー, M

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The use and abuse of history, or, How the past is taughtOctober 1917 : a social history of the Russian revolutionComment on raconte l'histoire aux enfants à travers le monde entierColonization : a global historyLe choc de l'Islam : XVIIIe-XXIe siècleResentment in history