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Tag Archives: French Culture

HAPPY BASTILLE DAY

Celebrated on July, 14, Bastille Day is the French national day and one of the most important bank holidays in France. The day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on the 14th July 1789, a medieval fortress and prison which was a symbol of tyrannical Bourbon authority and […]

The meanings of Charlie Hebdo and the value of scholarship on comics and cartoons

This post was written by European Comic Art journal editor Mark McKinney and originally published on our blog in January 2015 immediately following the tragic attacks against the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris.   

Visit Berghahn at The Society for French Historical Studies 2016 Meeting!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending SFHS 62nd Annual Conference in Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, March 3-6, 2016. Please stop by Berghahn table to browse our latest selection of books at a special discount price & pick up free journals’ samples.   If you are unable to attend, we would […]