Download E-books Le Passager PDF

By Patrick Sénécal

Etienne Séguin n'a pas trente ans. Originaire de Drummondville, demeurant depuis quelques années à Montréal, il vient d'accepter un poste de professeur de littérature au cégep de sa ville natale. Qu'à cela ne tienne, il fera l'aller-retour par l'autoroute 20 ; le trajet ne prend pas plus d'une heure, cela lui permettra d'écouter los angeles radio et, surtout, d'oublier sa récente séparation ! Peu de temps après, Etienne remarque un autostoppeur, toujours posté au même endroit au second où il passe. Pourquoi ne pas le faire monter afin de rompre los angeles monotonie de l. a. path ? Dès l. a. première rencontre, le jeune homme comprend que son passager l'a connu dans son enfance. Mais voilà : Etienne souffre d'amnésie et n'a aucun memento de ses jeunes années. C'est alors que les questions surgissent dans son esprit : qui donc est ce passager qu'il a pris l'habitude d'embarquer ? Et qu'ont-ils fait ensemble, dans leur jeunesse ? Le Passager : un roman d'une rigidity extrême, par l'auteur des Sept jours du talion

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Download E-books Economic Development in Early Modern France: The Privilege of Liberty, 1650-1820 (Cambridge Studies in Economic History - Second Series) PDF

Privilege has lengthy been understood because the constitutional foundation of Ancien Régime France, legalising the supply of quite a few rights, powers and exemptions to a couple, when denying them to others. during this interesting new learn besides the fact that, Jeff Horn finds that Bourbon officers applied privilege as an tool of financial improvement, releasing a few sectors of the economic climate from pre-existing privileges and rules, whereas maintaining others. He explores either govt rules and the ideas of marketers, employees, inventors and consumers to discover the lived event of monetary improvement from the Fronde to the recovery. He exhibits how, stimulated by way of Enlightenment inspiration, the regime more and more resorted to thoughts of liberty to protect privilege as a coverage device. The publication bargains very important new insights into debates in regards to the effect of privilege on early industrialisation, comparative fiscal improvement and the outbreak of the French Revolution.

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Download E-books Rethinking the French New Right: Alternatives to Modernity (Extremism and Democracy) PDF

By Tamir Bar-On

This ebook makes a speciality of the philosophy, politics and effect of the 'New correct' which originated in France and has on the grounds that prompted activism, ideology and coverage in a few eu international locations.

This e-book explores the concept revolutionaries don't unavoidably have to come from the left, nor use palms with the intention to overturn liberal democracy. within the post-World conflict period, the extremists of the innovative correct took 3 varied paths: 1) parliamentary; 2) extra-parliamentary; and three) metapolitical. the hot correct (nouvelle droite – ND in France) took the metapolitical course, yet that didn't suggest it deserted its innovative wish to damage liberal democracy all through Europe.

The book examines 4 interpretations of the hot correct. those interpretations comprise the subsequent: 1) the hot correct as a fascist or quasi-fascist flow; 2) the hot correct as a problem to the normal right-left dichotomy, which has dependent eu political debates for greater than 2 hundred years; three) the hot correct as an alternative modernist movement, which rejects liberal and socialist narratives of modernity; accepts the technical yet now not political or cultural results of modernity; and longs for a pan-European political framework abolishing liberal multiculturalism and privileging ethnic dominance of so-called unique Europeans; and four) the hot correct as a variation of political faith and conversionary strategies. The publication concludes through analysing the positions, cultural and political impression, and dating to democracy of the hot Right.

This paintings might be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of racism, fascism, extremism, ecu politics, French politics and modern political theory.

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Download E-books Feudal Society in Medieval France: Documents from the County of Champagne (The Middle Ages Series) PDF

Theodore Evergates has assembled, translated, and annotated a few 2 hundred records from the rustic of Champagne right into a sourcebook that specializes in the political, monetary, and felony workings of a feudal society, uncovering the main points of non-public lifestyles and social background which are embedded within the professional records.

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Download E-books Le vide - Tome 2 Flambeaux PDF

By Patrick Sénécal

Pierre Sauvé: À l'orée de los angeles quarantaine, veuf, père d'une fille de vingt ans, sergent-détective... Frédéric Ferland: Début de l. a. cinquantaine, psychologue, divorcé, père de deux adultes qu'il ne voit guère, il cherche depuis des années l'excitation ultime... Maxime Lavoie: Trente-sept ans, célibataire, idéaliste... et milliardaire. Producteur et animateur de Vivre au max, émission de télé-réalité... Trois hommes différents, trois existences que tout sépare. Or, contre toute attente, leurs chemins se croiseront bientôt et leur vie en sera bouleversée à jamais. Tout comme los angeles vôtre!

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Download E-books A History of the French Language Through Texts PDF

By Wendy Ayres-Bennett

This new heritage of the French language permits the reader to work out how the language has advanced for themselves. It combines texts and extracts with a readable and specific statement permitting the language to be considered either synchronically and diachronically.

Core texts variety from the 9th century to the current day spotlight principal positive factors of the language, while more than a few shorter texts illustrate specific points.

The inclusion of non-literary, in addition to literary texts serves to demonstrate the various many types of French even if in criminal, clinical, epistolatory, administrative or liturgical or in additional renowned domain names, together with makes an attempt to symbolize spoken usage.

This is vital examining for the undergraduate pupil of French.

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Download E-books Reflections of Sunflowers PDF

By Ruth Silvestre

The ultimate booklet within the "Sunflowers trilogy" sees Ruth Silvestre and her husband returning to Bel-Air de Grezelongue, their much-loved domestic within the Lot-et-Garonne zone of south-west France.
In 1976 their desires of buying a relaxed summer time domestic got here real after they stumbled throughout this derelict farmhouse surrounded by means of fields and orchards, and observed what it may possibly turn into.
Renovating the primitive, rural condo used to be a labour of affection - and the affection affair among residence and proprietor has lasted over twenty-five years. there was inevitable unhappiness, but in addition the fun of recent grandchildren, anniversaries, village fetes, and opulent nutrients interested by their neighbours.
And when the kin has noticeable many alterations in the course of their time with the neighborhood farming group, the nice and cozy and alluring surroundings they first fell in love with has remained a similar. Now they face their very own own tragedy, yet via all their sorrows Bel-Air is still a spot of desire and happiness, in addition to remarkable good looks.

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Download E-books Les Camisards PDF

By Philippe Joutard

Une étrange révolte : deux ans de guerre ouverte dans une province du Grand Roi, le soulèvement d'un peuple de paysans et artisans décidés à témoigner pour leur foi suffisent à inquiéter l. a. monarchie, à alerter l'Europe, à fasciner, pour deux siècles, les historiens. Ces Camisards, qui sont-ils ? Des prophètes ? des fous ? des simulateurs ? des brokers de l'étranger ? L'épopée a laissé derrière elle ses témoignages. À travers eux, Philippe Joutard dessine, des prédicants aux guerriers inspirés et aux pasteurs du Désert, l. a. longue durée d'un comportement culturel et l'originalité d'une révolte qui n'a pas cessé d'être inconcevable.

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