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epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:James Kirchick

6 Brexit: From Great Britain to Little England England … will save Europe by her example. William Pitt the Younger, 1805 We seem, as it were, to have conquered half ...
( Category: History & Theory January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-01-06 | Author:Rebecca L. Spang

Money: Stuff and Politics In the face of war, civil war, and the nearly complete collapse of governance in some parts of western and southern France, the National Convention began ...
( Category: Money & Monetary Policy January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-11-15 | Author:Thomas Carlyle

Chapter VIII. The Jacobins. Nevertheless let not Patriotism despair. Have we not, in Paris at least, a virtuous Pétion, a wholly Patriotic Municipality? Virtuous Pétion, ever since November, is Mayor ...
( Category: Arts & Literature January 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-11-23 | Author:Douglas Boyd

Chapter 18: War on the belly of Dan Dahomey 1892 – 1894 The Legion’s elevation to the status of a brigade in December 1884 made little difference to the units ...
( Category: Engineering January 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-17 | Author:Rick Steves

VOLTERRA & SAN GIMIGNANO Map: Volterra & San Gimignano Area Volterra Orientation to Volterra Tours in Volterra Sights in Volterra Sleeping in Volterra Eating in Volterra Volterra Connections San Gimignano ...
( Category: Tourist Destinations & Museums December 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-16 | Author:Elaine Sciolino

THE BOUQUINISTES are the literary gatekeepers of Paris. They have survived four centuries of censorship, economic crises, and political unrest. They endure wind, heat, frost, noise, floods, and air pollution ...
( Category: Rivers December 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2005-12-17 | Author:Diane Johnson

THE ARCH [The church was] originally lit by high arched windows (traces of which can still be seen from the outside). THE SIXTH ARRONDISSEMENT: A GUIDE TO ITS HISTORY AND ...
( Category: Travel Writing December 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-12-17 | Author:Erwin Rosen [Rosen, Erwin]

* * * Five centimes daily wages! On paper the légionnaire is paid seven centimes a day. That's what stands in the French army list. Two centimes daily are, however, ...
( Category: Memoirs December 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:James Wasserman

A famous scene took place in the Assembly when Gobel, his vicars, and several curés declared that they wished to shake off the character that had been conferred on them ...
( Category: Freemasonry December 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-26 | Author:Francesca Cartier Brickell

A CONNOISSEUR’S DREAM By the end of 1931, Jacques and Nelly were back in the comfort of Milton Heath, suitcases filled with Indian gifts for the children. It had been ...
( Category: Rich & Famous November 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-03-03 | Author:Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

Chapter XIII Childhood and other ages in life As was normal under the ancien régime, the peasant family in Montaillou was a large one. Mengarde and Pons Clergue had four ...
( Category: Decorating September 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-01-05 | Author:Alexandre Dumas [Dumas, Alexandre]

Chapter 45. The Beggar of St. Eustache. D'Artagnan had calculated that in not going at once to the Palais Royal he would give Comminges time to arrive before him, and ...
( Category: Historical Thrillers July 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-16 | Author:S [S]

Together, Dai and Nico drew the dress gently over her head and off. Then Dai sat back on his bench and looked strained, like he almost had to sit on ...
( Category: Epic September 13,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-09 | Author:Stefan Zweig [Stefan Zweig]

Chapter Twenty-One Was He or Was He Not? THIS MUCH, at any rate, is now beyond dispute, that Axel de Fersen was not, as was so long believed, a mere ...
( Category: Women March 9,2018 )
epub |eng | 2011-06-27 | Author:Zweig, Stefan [Zweig, Stefan]

« J’ai pris mon parti, je ne veux pas former le lien conjugal, il est contre nature… Je ne puis pas être à la seule personne à qui je voudrais ...
( Category: France August 29,2017 )