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Les mysteres de Paris, Tome III [French] By Eugene Sue
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (French... More > pronunciation: ​[ø.ʒɛn sy] (20 January 1804 – 3 August 1857) was a French novelist. He was one of several authors who established the genre of the serial novel with his very popular and widely imitated Les Mystères de Paris which was published in a newspaper from 1842 to 1843.He was born in Paris, the son of a distinguished surgeon in Napoleon's army, Jean-Joseph Sue, and is said to have had the Empress Joséphine for godmother. Sue himself acted as surgeon both in the 1823 French campaign in Spain and at the Battle of Navarino (1828). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Sue< Less
Le fils du Soleil (1879) [French] By Gustave Aimard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gustave Aimard (13 September 1818 – 20 June 1883) was the... More > author of numerous books about Latin America.Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, "but not to each other". His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Aimard< Less
"With Honor and Fidelity": Life and Career of Colonel Nicolas Tokhadze of the French Foreign Legion By Alexander Mikaberidze
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Biography of Colonel Nicolas Tokhadze of the French Foreign Legion. Born and raised in Georgia, Tokhadze immigrated to France after the Bolshevik occupation of Georgia in 1921. Enrolling in the... More > Foreign Legion, he served with distinction in Morocco between 1925 and 1939. During the World War II, he was sent to the 5th Foreign Regiment of the French Foreign Legion in Indochina, where he distinguished himself during the fighting the Japanese in 1945, when the legionnaires conducted an epic retreat of some 1000 km from the Tonkin region to China. Rising to the rank of colonel and garnering the much coveted Legion d'Honneur, Tokhadze was the highest ranked Georgian officer in the French army.< Less
What is Next for Mali? The Roots of Conflict and Challenges to Stability (Enlarged Edition) By Strategic Studies Institute et al.
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In March 2012, the government of Mali, one of the most touted symbols of Africa’s democratic potential, fell in a military-executed coup. At the same time, a 4-decades old rebellion among... More > Tuaregs seeking autonomy or independence reached new heights fueled by weapons from Libya and the belief that the Arab Spring could extend to northern Mali. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and their allies were quick to capitalize on the increasing chaos in a territory characterized by lack of government control and poverty and seized the major cities in the north. While French-led military intervention restored security to cities in the north, the underlying social, economic and political issues of the crisis remain.< Less
Nuclear Weapons Security Crises: What Does History Teach? (Enlarged Edition) By Henry D. Sokolski et al.
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At the height of the Cultural Revolution a Chinese long-range nuclear missile is fired within the country, and the nuclear warhead it is carrying detonates. A French nuclear device is exploded in... More > Algeria during a coup there. The Soviet empire has collapsed, and shots are fired at a Russian crowd intent on rushing a nuclear weapons-laden plane straining to remove a stash of nuclear weapons to a safer locale. Pakistani civilian governments are routinely pushed aside by a powerful, nuclear-armed military that observers worry might yet itself fall prey to a faction willing to seize a portion of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. This volume reveals previously unknown details on each case and teases out what is to be learned. This book is ideal not only for policymakers and analysts, but for historians and teachers as well.< Less
Memoires du marechal Marmont, duc de Raguse, (2/9) [French] By Auguste Frederic Louis Viesse de, duc de Raguse Marmont
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Auguste Frédéric Louis Viesse de Marmont (20 July... More > 1774 – 22 March 1852) was a French general and nobleman who rose to the rank of Marshal of France and was awarded the title Duke of Ragusa (French: Duc de Raguse).Marmont was born at Châtillon-sur-Seine, the son of an ex-officer in the army who belonged to the petite noblesse and adopted the principles of the Revolution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_de_Marmont< Less
Memoires du marechal Marmont, duc de Raguse (1/9) [French] By Auguste Frederic Louis Viesse de, duc de Raguse Marmont
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Auguste Frédéric Louis Viesse de Marmont (20 July... More > 1774 – 22 March 1852) was a French general and nobleman who rose to the rank of Marshal of France and was awarded the title Duke of Ragusa (French: Duc de Raguse).Marmont was born at Châtillon-sur-Seine, the son of an ex-officer in the army who belonged to the petite noblesse and adopted the principles of the Revolution. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_de_Marmont< Less
Paula Monti, Tome II ou L'Hotel Lambert - histoire contemporaine [French] By Eugene Sue
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (French... More > pronunciation: ​[ø.ʒɛn sy] (20 January 1804 – 3 August 1857) was a French novelist. He was one of several authors who established the genre of the serial novel with his very popular and widely imitated Les Mystères de Paris which was published in a newspaper from 1842 to 1843.He was born in Paris, the son of a distinguished surgeon in Napoleon's army, Jean-Joseph Sue, and is said to have had the Empress Joséphine for godmother. Sue himself acted as surgeon both in the 1823 French campaign in Spain and at the Battle of Navarino (1828). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Sue< Less
Paula Monti, Tome I ou L'Hotel Lambert - histoire contemporaine [French] By Eugene Sue
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (French... More > pronunciation: ​[ø.ʒɛn sy] (20 January 1804 – 3 August 1857) was a French novelist. He was one of several authors who established the genre of the serial novel with his very popular and widely imitated Les Mystères de Paris which was published in a newspaper from 1842 to 1843.He was born in Paris, the son of a distinguished surgeon in Napoleon's army, Jean-Joseph Sue, and is said to have had the Empress Joséphine for godmother. Sue himself acted as surgeon both in the 1823 French campaign in Spain and at the Battle of Navarino (1828). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Sue< Less
Le lion du desert Scenes de la vie indienne dans les prairies [French] By Gustave Aimard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gustave Aimard (13 September 1818 – 20 June 1883) was the... More > author of numerous books about Latin America.Aimard was born Olivier Aimard in Paris. As he once said, he was the son of two people who were married, "but not to each other". His father, François Sébastiani de la Porta (1775–1851) was a general in Napoleon’s army and one of the ambassadors of the Louis Philippe government. Sébastini was married to the Duchess de Coigny. In 1806 the couple produced a daughter: Alatrice-Rosalba Fanny. Shortly after her birth the mother died. Fanny was raised by her grandmother, the Duchess de Coigny. According to the New York Times of July 9, 1883, Aimard’s mother was Mme. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Aimard< Less

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