• Biography,  France,  History,  Napoleon

    New letters of Napoleon I, ( 1897) PDF book: omitted from the edition published under the auspices of Napoleon III;

    New letters of Napoleon I, ( 1897) PDF book: omitted from the edition published under the auspices of Napoleon III; New letters of Napoleon I Napoleon Bonaparte, born Napoleone di Buonaparte, byname “Le Corse” or “Le Petit Caporal”, was a French statesman and military leader who became notorious as an artillery commander during the French Revolution [Download This PDF Book ##download##]

  • Alexandre Dumas,  France,  French Revolution,  Historical Novel,  Novels

    PDF : Love and liberty : a thrilling narrative of the French Revolution of 1792 by Alexandre Dumas,

    This book was published in 1869 by Alexandre Dumas. It is Historical Fiction Novel Excerpt:Of all the remarkably interesting events connected with the French Revolution, perhaps the one most worthy of notice is the flight of Louis XVI, and his capture at Varennes. At the time when I determined to take the trip of which I will give you some details, and which put me in possession of the memoirs I am about to publish — that is to say, about the 19th of June, 1856 — I had read almost all that had been written concerning the above-mentioned flight. I wish to start from Chalons because from the fact of the…

  • France,  French Revolution,  History

    The journal of a spy in Paris during the reign of terror, January-July, 1794 by C. R. L. Fletcher

    The journal of a spy in Paris during the reign of terror, January-July, 1794 by C. R. Fletcher Reign of Terror: A period of violence during the French Revolution incited by conflict between two rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of “the enemies of the revolution.” The death toll ranged in the tens of thousands, with 16,594 executed by guillotine and another The following fragment appears to be part of the journal of an English spy in Paris, kept during the terrible months of January to July 1794. ” Raoul Hesdin,” the name is written upon the brown paper, cover of the book…

  • Civilization,  European history,  France,  History

    History of contemporary civilization PDF book (1909) by Charles Seignobos (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries)

    History of contemporary civilization PDF book (1909) by Charles Seignobos  (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries) Professor Seignobos has in “Contemporary Civilization” brought the narrative down to the year 1888. It sustains the high level of excellence which distinguishes the volumes on “Ancient Civilization” and “Mediaeval Civilization.” Of particular value are the chapters on The European Peoples Outside of Europe; Arts, Letters, and Sciences in the Nineteenth Century; Economic Reforms in France and in Europe; and Democracy and Socialism. Contents: CHAPTER I The New European Powers in the Eighteenth Century. 3 CHAPTER II Colonial Government in the Eighteenth Century. 29 CHAPTER III The Reform Movement in Europe in the Eighteenth Century 55…

  • France,  History,  Paris,  Philip Gilbert Hamerton,  Travel

    Paris in old and present times; Free PDF book (With Illustrations) by Philip Gilbert Hamerton

    Paris in old and present times; (With Illustrations) by Philip Gilbert Hamerton First, as to nationality. Englishmen admire Paris; they speak of it as a beautiful city, even a delightful city; but there is one point on which a Frenchman’s estimate of Paris usually differs from that of an English- man. I am not alluding to the Frenchman’s patriotic affection for the place; that, of course, an Englishman cannot have, and can only realize by the help of powerful sympathies and a lively imagination. I am alluding to a difference in the impression made by the place itself on the mind of a French and an English visitor.  The Englishman…

  • France,  French,  Learn Languages,  Paris,  Teach yourself,  Travel

    The standard guide to Paris and every-day French conversation 1913 PDF book

    The standard guide to Paris and every-day French conversation  1913 PDF book with Maps and Useful French Words Introduction: Colored Map showing Distances from Paris — Proper Names and Geographical Names not spelled alike in English and French — Money of France converted into American and English Values — Twelve City Routes with Explanations and a Map of each Route — Sentences in German and Italian for Tourists visiting Germany, Switzerland, and Italy WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD TO TOURISTS AND STUDENTS LEARNING THE LANGUAGETABLE OF CONTENTS Railroad Fares to Paris from 48 Places,. 5 French Money with American and English Equivalents, 6 Proper Names not Spelled Alike in French…

  • Art,  France,  Grant Allen,  Paris,  Travel

    Paris ( 1912 ) Travel and History Guide PDF book by Grant Allen With Illustrations

    Paris ( 1912 ) Travel and History Guide PDF book by Grant Allen With Illustrations Paris Travel Guide Excerpt from the author’s introduction: the object and plan of this book are somewhat different from that of any other guides at present before the public. It does not compete or clash with such existing works; it is rather intended to supplement than to supplant them.  My purpose is not to direct the stranger through the streets and squares of an unknown town toward the buildings or sights which he may desire to visit; still, less is it my design to give him practical information about hotels, cab fares, omnibuses, tramways, and…