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Cours d'histoire moderne

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

Volume 4

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  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108034944

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  • French politician François-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 4 discusses the developing sense of national identity in France in the tenth century and ends with an examination of the monarchy and of feudal society at the death of Louis VII (1180).

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108034944
    • length: 430 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Objet du cours
    2. Nécessité d'étudier la formation progressive du régime féodal
    3. De la fusion de la souveraineté et de la propriété, second caractère du régime féodal
    4. De l'association générale des possesseurs de fiefs entre eux
    5. De la méthode à suivre dans l'étude de l'époque féodale
    6. Efforts des possesseurs de fiefs pour peupler et animer l'intérieur du châteaux
    7. De l'état de la population agricole, ou du village féodale
    8. De l'état de la population agricole en Gaule du Ve au XIVe siècle
    9. Des rapports des possesseurs de fiefs entre eux
    10. Continuation du tableau de l'organisation de la société
    11. Caractère géneral de la société féodale
    12. État de la royauté à la fin du Xe siècle.

  • Author

    François Guizot

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