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A History Of The Third French Republic

Auhtor: Charles Henry Conrad Wright

Language: english
Published: 1916

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Review by C. F. Hill, October 2008


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Summary of the Book 'A History Of The Third French Republic':

A History of is a 1971 non-fiction book by physicist Petr Beckmann that presents a laymans introduction to the concept of the mathematical constant Pi. Beckmann was a Czechoslovakian who fled the Communist regime to come to the United States his dislike of authority gives A History of a style that belies its dry title. For example his chapter on the era following the classical age of ancient Greece is titled The Roman Pest he calls the Catholic Inquisition the act of insane religious fanatic and he says that people who question public spending on scientific research are intellectual cripples who drivel about too much technology because technology has wounded them with the ultimate insult: They cant understand it any more.

Excerpts from the Book 'A History Of The Third French Republic':


... and the other, furthering the ambitions of the Prussian Kingdom, set in motion the forces which culminated in the Fourth of September. The causes ...
... meanwhile, it seemed necessary to the French to give a semblance of military achievement. The Emperor had started from Paris on July 28 leaving the ...
... no preparation, no system, little discipline. During the period of National Defence the members of the Government themselves were usually wanting in ...
... republican form of government. They would have preferred a monarchy, but they were ready to accept a provisional republic which would incur the ...
... energy and endurance of a man in his prime joined to the wisdom and experience of a life spent in public service and the study of history. Elected ...
... constituting the new Government had been voted and, on December 31, the Assembly, which had governed France since the Franco-Prussian War, was dissolved ...
... satisfy the President, who had always disliked him, or those who had determined upon his overthrow. The crisis came on May 16, 1877, when Mac-Mahon, ...
... of the existing scrutin d'arrondissement.[11]. It was asserted that Gambetta wanted to diminish the independence of local representation and marshal ...
... experiences during the short time he remained in the Presidency. The Freyci, Goblet, and Rouvier Cabis, which fill the rest of Grvy's Presidency, ...
... adjourn to specific hours in the expectation of a presidential communication. He bowed to the inevitable and retired from the Presidency with the reputation ...
... to a head and the Government was obliged to do something. It was decided to proceed against Ferdinand de Lesseps, his son Charles de Lesseps, Henri ...
... He was, moreover, unfortunately unfit for the acrimonies of political life. High-strung and emotional, he writhed under misinterpretation and abuse, ...
... and far between as they now seemed, the lovers of justice were still to be counted with. They consisted at first of a small number of much-derided ...
... the less, a believer in Dreyfus's innocence and in spite of his amnesty project, he could not always hide his true feelings. In consequence he offended ...
... visit to emphasize the new cordiality between France and Italy, the settlement of long-standing difficulties, and to cultivate as much as possible ...
... The clergy continued to occupy the churches, but without legal claim to them, under the law of 1881 on public meetings, amended by the law of March 28, ...
... sided with Delcass and Clemenceau discovered that his sarcasm had overreached itself. The new Premier was Briand, the Socialist and former bugbear ...
... June 28, 1898, Henri Brisson. Nov. 1, 1898, Charles Dupuy. Administration of Emile Loubet. Feb. 18, 1899, Charles Dupuy. June 22, 1899, Ren Waldeck-Rousseau. ...
... Histoire de la guerre de 1870-1871. 1903. MAURRAS, CHARLES. Kiel et Tanger (1895-1905). 1913. MEAUX, VICOMTE DE. Souvenirs politiques. 1904. MERMEIX. ...
... 145, 146, 148, 153. Wallon, 59. Weiss, J.-J., 85. Welschinger, 30. William I, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 18, 26, 35. William II, 157, 158, 173. Wilson, ...