L'universite de Caen aux XVe et XVIe Siecles: Identite et by Lyse Roy

By Lyse Roy

This booklet is a examine of the college of Caen, France, from its beginning in 1432 to 1609. It bargains an cutting edge method of the learn of universities through incorporating to the conventional synthesis the newest advancements in sociological and ancient interpretation. Divided into 5 chapters, this study’s target is two-fold: first of all, to illustrate that the collage of Caen had an critical position within the improvement of a robust and detailed id for Normandy as a sector with the dominion of France. Secondly, to investigate the identities and representations not just of the collage as an establishment but in addition these of its contributors.

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The End of the Soul: Scientific Modernity, Atheism, and by Jennifer Michael Hecht

By Jennifer Michael Hecht

On October 19, 1876 a bunch of best French electorate, either women and men incorporated, joined jointly to shape an strange crew, The Society of Mutual post-mortem, with the purpose of proving that souls don't exist. the belief was once that, after dying, they'd dissect each other and (hopefully) express a right away courting among mind styles and sizes and the nature, skills and intelligence of people. This unusual clinical pact, and certainly what we've come to consider as anthropology, which the group's individuals helped to improve, had its genesis in competitive, evangelical atheism.With this staff as its concentration, the top of the Soul is a research of technological know-how and atheism in France in past due 19th and early 20th centuries. It exhibits that anthropology grew within the context of an impassioned fight among the forces of culture, particularly the Catholic religion, and people of a extra freethinking modernism, and in addition that it turned for lots of an earthly faith. one of the adherents of this new religion mentioned listed here are the novelist Emile Zola, the good statesman Leon Gambetta, the yankee contraception suggest Margaret Sanger, and Arthur Conan Doyle, whose Sherlock Holmes embodied the triumph of ratiocination over credulity.Boldly argued, choked with colourful characters and infrequently weird and wonderful battles over technology and religion, this ebook represents a massive contribution to the historical past of technological know-how and ecu highbrow background.

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The French Army 1939-45 (2) : Free French, Fighting French & by Ian Sumner, Francois Vauvillier, Mike Chappell

By Ian Sumner, Francois Vauvillier, Mike Chappell

By way of sixteen June 1940, De Gaulle, with the decisive aid of Churchill, had come to the realization that, no matter what occurred, France couldn't stand to at least one part within the fight opposed to Nazi Germany. And so, unfastened France used to be born. during this better half quantity to MAA 315: The French military 1939-45 (I) , Ian Sumner and Fran?ois Vauvillier study the historical past, uniforms and insignia of the unfastened French, struggling with French and the military of Liberation in the course of international conflict II (1939-1945).

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Le vide - Tome 2 Flambeaux by Patrick Sénécal

By Patrick Sénécal

Pierre Sauvé: À l'orée de l. a. quarantaine, veuf, père d'une fille de vingt ans, sergent-détective... Frédéric Ferland: Début de los angeles cinquantaine, psychologue, divorcé, père de deux adultes qu'il ne voit guère, il cherche depuis des années l'excitation ultime... Maxime Lavoie: Trente-sept ans, célibataire, idéaliste... et milliardaire. Producteur et animateur de Vivre au max, émission de télé-réalité... Trois hommes différents, trois existences que tout sépare. Or, contre toute attente, leurs chemins se croiseront bientôt et leur vie en sera bouleversée à jamais. Tout comme l. a. vôtre!

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What is property?: an inquiry into the principle of right by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Jordan Manley, Benjamin R Tucker

By Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Jordan Manley, Benjamin R Tucker

The e-book can have a variety of typos or lacking textual content. it isn't illustrated or listed. besides the fact that, dealers can obtain a unfastened scanned reproduction of the unique infrequent publication from the publisher's web site. it's also possible to preview the e-book there. buyers also are entitled to a tribulation club within the publisher's booklet membership the place they could make a choice from greater than 1000000 books at no cost. unique writer: B.R. Tucker book date: 1876 matters: estate; Economics; company

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War in France and Belgium in 1815 by W. Siborne

By W. Siborne

Британский капитан В.Сиборн описывает события 1815 года, когда на севере Бельгии появились войска лорда Веллингтона. В центре повествования битва при Ватерлоо. Перипетиям сражения капитан отводит большую часть книги. Текст поясняют карты и схемы. Главная мысль сочинения Сиборна – французы были обречены, т.к. гений Наполеона затмила новая звезда военного искусства – Веллингтон. Многие положения книги сегодня все еще повторяются апологетами британского подход к военной истории, согласно которому британцы – самая приспособленная к завоеваниям нация. Ведь именно британцы создали такую громадную империю.

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Free Trade and its Enemies in France, 1814-1851 by Dr David Todd

By Dr David Todd

Within the aftermath of the French Revolution, advocates of defense opposed to overseas festival prevailed in a fierce controversy over overseas exchange. This groundbreaking examine is the 1st to check this 'protectionist flip' in complete. confronted with a reaffirmation of mercantile jealousy below the Bourbon recovery, Benjamin consistent, Jean-Baptiste Say and nearby publicists endorsed the adoption of the freedom of trade so as to consolidate the recent liberal order. yet after the Revolution of 1830 a brand new iteration of liberal thinkers endeavoured to reconcile the jealousy of alternate with the discourse of business society and political liberty. New justifications for cover oscillated among an industrialist reinvention of jealousy and an aspiration to self-sufficiency as a method of attenuating the increase of city pauperism. A strident denunciation of British energy and social imbalances served to defuse the inner tensions of the protectionist discourse and facilitated its dissemination around the French political spectrum.

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