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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 Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas is a classic swashbuckling tale of adventure and romance wrapped up in an irresistible historical setting, full of intrigue and passion. The Three Musketeers... More > is the story of d'Artagnan, who travels to Paris with a dream of joining the famous King's Musketeers. He becomes embroiled in a series of political machinations, but luckily he has the three musketeers, Athos, Porthos and Aramis on his side. Along the way he falls in love with the beautiful Constance Bonacieux, and is seduced by the evil Milady de Winter.< Less
Jürg Jenatsch By Carl Ferdinand Meyer
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Jürg Jenatsch (1596-1638) was one of the most controversial figures of the Thirty Years War (1618–1648), preacher, soldier, statesman, a traitor and heretic to some, a patriot and saviour... More > to others. In Swiss history he became the man who pitted his wits against the mighty Richelieu and the Crown of Spain, playing one against the other and rescuing his country from foreign occupation. C.F. Meyer's historical but timeless novel of 1897 tells his story with unique insights into the man and the turbulent times he lived in. The story of the axe is found in chronicles written within weeks of his death. Jenatsch's body was exhumed in 1959, his skull split and remnants of his bloodied clothes still on him. Only recently have official protocols of the incident come to light, naming Bartolomi Wirtsch as the murderer, a member of the Haltenstein brotherhood, closely associated with the Von Plantas.< Less
The three musketeers a tale of France By Alexander Dumas
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the first of three swashbuckling adventures of three young men in France and England, joined by a fourth , all under the dire influence of the cardinal.
Greatest Works of Alexandre Dumas: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, Ten Years Later & The Man in the Iron Mask By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas(1802–1870) was a French writer, best known for his novels of adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Born in poverty, Dumas was... More > the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave. He once remarked to a man who insulted him about his mixed-race background: "My father was a mulatto, my grandfather was a Negro, and my great-grandfather a monkey. You see, Sir, my family starts where yours ends." This selection contains his great novels, The Count of Monte Cristo and the complete D'Artagnan Series: The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne (including Ten Years Later, Louise de la Valliere and The Man in the Iron Mask).< Less
Trade & Empire: History Activity Pages for Kingfisher History or Notebooking By T. Ann Burgess
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History Activity Pages are a loose set of activity pages that can be used with the Kingfisher History Encyclopedia. Each page corresponds to a section of the encyclopedia & should be used after... More > reading the related section. The History Activity Pages have been left in a loose format for ease of use in Notebooking. The activity pages contain the following sections: Questions, Map Activity, Matching or Creative Activity, Time Line Activity. These activity pages are complete & user friendly for both parent or teacher. This set covers the following: Japan, The Stuarts, Early American Settlers, The Swedish Empire, The Thirty Years' War, France & Richelieu, Decline of Spain, East India Companies, The Dutch Empire, English Civil War, China: The Qing Dynasty, The Sun King, Decline of Mogul India, The Ottoman Empire, Age of Reason, Slavery & Pirates, African States, Ireland, Russian Expansion, The Great Northern War, The Spanish Succession, Colonial America. The time period is from AD 1601 - 1707< Less
The Image of Power - The Kingship Syndrome Revealed in Handwriting By Jeanne R. Cutcher
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Was Hitler insane? Will Nixon eventually be considered a great leader? Did John F. Kennedy really want to be president? Were Napoleon, Louis XIV, and Hitler “birds of a feather?” What... More > traits do all great leaders, famous and infamous, have in common? Do you have the signs of leadership? See how your handwriting compares to these world leaders. Intriguing new answers to old questions are presented through psychological cameos which were developed using a combination of biographical material and graphoanalytical clues found in handwritten documentation. The cameos are not meant to be complete biographies. Fully illustrated, with signatures and the private correspondence of world political leaders, The Image of Power explores the phenomenon of charisma and the traits which influence the use of power. The science of graphoanalysis offers an unusual approach to discovering the hidden character of political figures, their use of power, and the psychological interdependence of leaders and followers.< Less
The Image of Power - The Kingship Syndrome Revealed in Handwriting By Jeanne R. Cutcher
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Was Hitler insane? Will Nixon eventually be considered a great leader? Did John F. Kennedy really want to be president? Were Napoleon, Louis XIV, and Hitler “birds of a feather?” What... More > traits do all great leaders, famous and infamous, have in common? Do you have the signs of leadership? See how your handwriting compares to these world leaders. Intriguing new answers to old questions are presented through psychological cameos which were developed using a combination of biographical material and graphoanalytical clues found in handwritten documentation. The cameos are not meant to be complete biographies. Fully illustrated, with signatures and the private correspondence of world political leaders, The Image of Power explores the phenomenon of charisma and the traits which influence the use of power. The science of graphoanalysis offers an unusual approach to discovering the hidden character of political figures, their use of power, and the psychological interdependence of leaders and followers.< Less
The Sphinx Emerald By H. Bedford-Jones
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Limited edition hardcover, only 100 made. A strange and mysterious gem named the Sphinx Emerald leaves its trail through history: a witness to many historic events and crosses the paths of both... More > simple folk and famous men such as Alexander the Great, Saladin, Richard the Lionheart, Leonardo da Vinci, Cardinal Richelieu—and, for good or bad, exerts its powerful influence….< Less
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
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The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d’Artagnan after he leaves home to become a musketeer.... More > D’Artagnan is not one of the musketeers of the title; those are his friends Athos, Porthos, and Aramis — inseparable friends who live by the motto, “One for all, and all for one”. The trio introduces him to the world of court intrigue as they work to protect the Queen from the schemes of the villainous Richelieu and his followers, Rochefort and Milady.< Less