Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 1

Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 1 : Histoire de la civilisation en France, depuis la chute de l'Empire Romain jusqu'en 1789

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French politician Francois-Pierre-Guillaume Guizot (1787-1874) is well-known for establishing 'Guizot's law', which implemented primary education for all French citizens. As well as occupying various political offices during some of the most turbulent years in his nation's political history, Guizot was also an historian and was appointed to the chair of modern history at the Sorbonne in 1812. First published between 1829 and 1832, this five-volume history of 'civilisation in France' is based on a series of lectures delivered in 1828. The books are described as covering the period from the end of the Roman Empire to 1789, but the main focus is on the medieval period, to the death of St Louis (1270). Appearing in 1829, Volume 1 begins with an outline of Guizot's underlying historical principles and ends with an account of the church in France from the sixth to the eighth more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 1139086081
  • 9781139086080

Table of contents

1. Objet du cours; 2. Necessite de lire une Histoire de France generale avant d'etudier celle de la civilisation; 3. Objet de la lecon. Variete des principes et des formes de la societe religieuse en Europe; 4. Objet de la lecon. Que faut-il entendre par l'etat moral d'une societe; 5. Des principales questions debattues en Gaule au Ve siecle; 6. Objet de la lecon. Caractere general de la litterature du moyen age; 7. Objet de la lecon. De l'element germanique dans la civilisation moderne; 8. Objet de la lecon. Description de l'etat de la Gaule dans la derniere moitiee du VI siecle; 9. Objet de la lecon. Idee fausse de la loi salique; 10. Objet de la lecon. Le caractere transitoire de la loi salique se retrouve-t-il dans les lois des Ripuaires, des Bourguignons et des Visigoths?; 11. Perpetuite du droit romain apres la chute de l'empire; 12. Objet de la lecon. De l'etat de l'Eglise en Gaule du VIe siecle au milieu du more