Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 2

Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 2 : 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). Published in 1829, Volume 2 continues the story of the Carolingians, ending with the breakdown of the empire after the death of Charles the Fat in more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 113908609X
  • 9781139086097

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13. De l'organisation et de l'etat interieur de l'Eglise Gallo-Franque du VIe au VIIIe siecle; 14. Histoire du clerge regulier, ou des moines, du IVe au VIIIe siecle; 15. Des rapports des moines avec le clerge du IVe au VIIIe siecle; 16. Du VIe au VIIIe siecle, toute litterature profane disparait; la litterature sacree reste seule; 17. Preface des Puritains de Walter Scott; 18. De quelques debris de litterature profane du VIe au VIIIe siecle; 19. Des causes et du caractere de la revolution qui substitua les Carlovingiens aux Merovingiens; 20. Regne de Charlemagne; 21. Objet de la lecon. Des capitulaires en general; 22. De la decadence intellectuelle dans la Gaule-Franque du Ve au VIIIe siecle; 23. Classification des hommes celebres du siecle de Charlemagne; 24. De la marche et des causes du demembrement de l'Empire de more