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Political Testament By CARDINAL RICHELIEU
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CARDINAL RICHELIEU Political Testament Armand Jean du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, the great French cardinal-statesman, was born in Paris on September 5, 1585, of a noble family, and was at first... More > educated for the profession of arms, but entered the Church in order to become Bishop of Luçon in 1606. Having come up to Paris to make his way in the world, he was appointed almoner to the young queen Anne of Austria, and rose in 1616 to be Secretary of State for War and for Foreign Affairs. He received the cardinal's hat in 1622, and for a period of eighteen years, from 1624 to 1642, he was, in everything but name, the Majesty of France. His mind was bold, unscrupulous, remorseless, and inscrutable.7< Less
The French Revolution By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution is a work by Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. It is a massive, even heroic undertaking - one which hadn't been achieved before and has not since.... More > Carlyle's literary style is unique: written in the present tense first-person plural, A History follows along chronologically as the events of the Revolution unfold with sweeping, apocalyptic grandeur. The reader feels as though he or she were observing, participating almost in, the events occurring on the Paris streets. The reader is carried along day-by-day, month-by-month as the as the inevitable disaster comes to life: the meeting of the Estates General, the Tennis Court Oath, the march on Versailles, the varied attempts to draft a constitution, the fall out between the royal couple and the Revolutionary Government, the escape attempt to Varennes, the beheading of the king and queen, the "Reign of Terror," and lastly the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte as he famously cleared the streets with a "whiff of grapeshot."< Less
French Canadians in the Political Life of the Province of Alberta (1891-2006) By Austin Mardon et al.
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This thorough collection of biographies focuses on Alberta's French Canadian politicians, and their impact in the political life of the province. These biographies explore the history of provincial... More > and federal Franco-Albertain officials, the background behind many French place names in Alberta, and encompasses political activity from 1891 until 2006. Available also in French.< Less
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the... More > French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution.< Less
French Exceptionalism, An Enquiry into Recent French History By Anika Neumann et al.
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Globalization and Europeanization have been known to lead to standardization of National Cultures, States and Identities as well as to a growing degree of interdependence. Is there really such a... More > thing as the French Exception? And if so, how can we define it? France has intrigued, annoyed, interested or outraged, but none are left without an opinion… Is this French Exceptionalism? Various scholars have argued that “French Exceptionalism” has expressed and still expresses itself in a number of ways that can be divided into three categories: political, societal and economic. However, although there is a consensus as to a certain form of “Exceptionalism” in the past, agreement has yet to be reached on the current state of affairs in France, and whether or not France can (still?) be called exceptional. Whether “French Exceptionalism” exists, and what constitutes it are the two questions that form the core of this collection of essays.< Less
French Exceptionalism, An Enquiry into Recent French History By Anika Neumann et al.
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Globalization and Europeanization have been known to lead to standardization of National Cultures, States and Identities as well as to a growing degree of interdependence. Is there really such a... More > thing as the French Exception? And if so, how can we define it? France has intrigued, annoyed, interested or outraged, but none are left without an opinion… Is this French Exceptionalism? Various scholars have argued that “French Exceptionalism” has expressed and still expresses itself in a number of ways that can be divided into three categories: political, societal and economic. However, although there is a consensus as to a certain form of “Exceptionalism” in the past, agreement has yet to be reached on the current state of affairs in France, and whether or not France can (still?) be called exceptional. Whether “French Exceptionalism” exists, and what constitutes it are the two questions that form the core of this collection of essays.< Less
French Canadians In the Political Life of the Province of Alberta [1891-2006] (French) By Austin Mardon
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Ce livre présente un large éventail des activités politiques francophones aux niveaux provincial et fédéral durant le premier siècle de la province de... More > l’Alberta. En examinant l’ampleur des contributions on peut y découvrir la riche complexité de ces investissements dans la province. Traduction de l’anglais/English Version: French Canadians in the Political Life of the Province of Alberta (1891-2006)< Less
French Exceptionalism, An enquiry into recent French History By Charles Henri Thouaille et al.
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Globalization and Europeanization have been known to lead to standardization of National Cultures, States and Identities as well as to a growing degree of interdependence. Is there really such a... More > thing as the French Exception? And if so, how can we define it? France has intrigued, annoyed, interested or outraged, but none are left without an opinion… Is this French Exceptionalism? Various scholars have argued that “French Exceptionalism” has expressed and still expresses itself in a number of ways that can be divided into three categories: political, societal and economic. However, although there is a consensus as to a certain form of “Exceptionalism” in the past, agreement has yet to be reached on the current state of affairs in France, and whether or not France can (still?) be called exceptional. Whether “French Exceptionalism” exists, and what constitutes it are the two questions that form the core of this collection of essays.< Less
The Political Writings of Richard Cobden By Richard Cobden
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Richard Cobden (1804 – 1865) was a Radical and Liberal statesman. Cobden advocated the principles of peace, non-intervention, retrenchment, free trade and reduction of armament. He advocated... More > the repeal of the Corn Laws, which not only made food cheaper, but helped develop industry and benefit labour. He brought forward a proposal in parliament in favour of international arbitration, and identified himself with a series of peace congresses. This is a 1903 reprint on the Political writing of Richard Codben, with a Preface by Lord Welby, Introductions by Sir Louis Mallet, C.B., and William Cullen Bryant. It also includes his works on Three Panics: an Political Episode.< Less
The Past, the Polite and the Unreal By Michael D. Morrissey
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A study of the use of various verb forms in the Romance languages to indicate doubt and politeness. An underlying semantic theory is proposed to account for all of these uses as simply as possible.... More > Examples are taken from French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Rumanian and various other Romance languages and dialects at various stages in their history.< Less

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