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Grands zhéros de l’histoire de France by Clémentine Portier-Kaltenbach

By Clémentine Portier-Kaltenbach

Images de personnalités oubliées ou décriées de l'histoire française qui ont été rendues à tort ou raison responsables de défaites militaires, qui ont déçu les espoirs placés en elles, qui ont fait crisis à l'action de grands hommes, and so forth. Le vice-amiral Villeneuve prétendit que ses marins avaient l. a. colique pour fuir le strive against (résultat : Trafalgar...). Le Prince de Soubise, qui healthy décimer ses troupes en deux heures face à celles du roi de Prusse, deux fois moins nombreuses. Le capitaine de frégate Cahumareys, qui healthy échouer son vaisseau l. a. Méduse par temps calme et marée haute avant d'abandonner ses a hundred and forty marins sur un radeau dont on connaît los angeles destinée... Un palmarès d'une vingtaine d'anti-héros épinglés avec humour et érudition.

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The Friendship Highway: Two Journeys in Tibet by Charlie Carroll

By Charlie Carroll

Tibet was once not only at the horizon, it capped it. 4 thousand metres above this urban used to be a rustic of stone and ice, and, although it was once formally closed, there has been nonetheless a manner in.

A compelling and unforgettable come upon at the roof of the realm…

Hoping to arrive Tibet after a twenty-year obsession, Charlie Carroll travelled to China. Contending with chinese language forms, unforgiving terrain and sickness-inducing altitude, Charlie skilled twenty-first-century Tibet in all its heartbreaking beauty.

Tibetan-born Lobsang fled the risky quarter over the Himalayas, strolling, as a baby in 1989. An exile in Nepal, then a scholar in India, he used to be known as again to Tibet by way of love. on the finish of the line often called the Friendship road, he met Charlie and acknowledged his awesome existence tale, exemplifying the worry, resilience and desire of recent Tibetan existence.

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The English Church 1000-1066 by Frank Barlow

By Frank Barlow

The energy and greatness of the overdue Anglo-Saxon nation have been principally because of the fruitful co-operation among royal and ecclesiastical govt. The king inspired and enforced the church’s ministry and the church supported and facilitated royal management. The churclaj was once a countrywide church lower than a king who was once frequently encouraged via Christian reasons! A view of the association and dealing of the church in the nation provides for this reason a brand new examine the English country and society.

In this e-book, after an introductory view of the Western Church, England’s cultural family, and the translation of English stipulations, first the individuals after which the associations are examined.

In bankruptcy II the half performed via the church within the govt of the dominion is mentioned. bankruptcy III is dedicated to thfe geographical association and economic climate of the church—the dioceses and parishes and the person church buildings. The later chapters care for extra only ecclesiastical concerns: the church’s personal govt, its jurisdiction, and the schooling and historical past of the clergy. within the final bankruptcy, England’s kinfolk I with the papacy are considered.

The interval the writer has selected for extensive learn — approximately the reigns of Cnut and Edward the Confessor: the age which extends from Wulfstan the Homilist to St Wulfstan of Worcester - follows the tenth-century reformation and precedes the Norman and ‘Gregorian’ reforms of the English church. It was once maligned via the Normans and monastic writers after which ignored by way of historians. yet its right interpretation is essential for assessing either the

Old English ecclesiastical fulfillment and the Norman contribution to the insular church.

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La faute de M. Monnet : La République et l’Europe by Jean-Pierre Chevènement

By Jean-Pierre Chevènement

Véritable plongée dans los angeles généalogie de los angeles development européenne, à travers le personnage de Jean Monnet, son " inspirateur ", cette examine au scalpel est également une réfutation en règle de l'idéologie " post-nationale ", théorisée par Jürgen Habermas, qui prétend déconnecter los angeles démocratie de l. a. nation.

Mais Jean-Pierre Chevènement suggest aussi d'ouvrir une voie nouvelle : celle d'une " République européenne able d'exister par elle-même ", confédération de " international locations républicaines " partageant le même socle de valeurs et un projet commun d'indépendance et de solidarité.

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History of modern optics and optoelectronics development in by Fuxi Gan, Shouyun Tian

By Fuxi Gan, Shouyun Tian

This ebook offers a suite of memoir papers at the improvement of contemporary and modern optics and optoelectronics in China from the 18th to twentieth centuries. The papers have been written by way of well-known scientists in China, together with participants of the chinese language Academy of Sciences and the chinese language Academy of Engineering, sharing their adventure in numerous fields of optics and optoelectronics improvement. it is a unique  Read more...

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