Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 5

Cours d'histoire moderne: Volume 5 : 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). Volume 5 concludes the series, discussing France during the reigns of Philippe-Auguste and St Louis, but looking ahead to the rise of the Third more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • French
  • 1139086138
  • 9781139086134

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13. Etat et caracteres divers de la royaute ... l'avenement de Philippe-Auguste; 14. De la royaute sous le regne de saint Louis; 15. Etat de la royaute apres le regne de saint Louis; 16. Du Tiers-Etat en France; 17. Pourquoi il importe de ne jamais perdre de vue la diversite des origines du Tiers-Etat; 18. Objet de la lecon; 19. Histoire du Tiers-Etat du XIe au XIVe siecle; Preuves et developpements more