Category «France»

Download E-books The French Institutionalists: Maurice Hauriou. Georges Renard, Joseph T. Delos (20th Century Legal Philosophy Series) PDF

By Albert Broderick

In tracing the evolution of the institutional notion of optimistic legislations, this quantity makes a massive contribution to the research of confident legislations. It additionally offers the 1st large translation of vital writings at the concept of the establishment, which has had carrying on with impact in France yet has been identified in basic terms through reputation in English-speaking international locations.

Supplementing the decisions from the main major works of Hauriou, Renard, and Delos are evaluations that supply a latest concentration to institutionalist suggestion. They contain items through the famous jurists Jean Brèthe de l. a. Gressaye, André Hauriou (the son), François and Bernard Geny, and Marcel Waline, in addition to a retrospective essay ready through Delos specially for this quantity.

The writings themselves variety over a couple of areas--sociology, psychology, legislation, and philosophy--and they disguise such topics as juridical process, public legislations, person rights and the country, Hauriou's well-known "Notes" on judgements of the Conseil d'Etat, normal legislation, and the social order.

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Download E-books A Chateau of One's Own: Restoration Misadventures in France PDF

By Sam Juneau

Sam and Bud have been usual first-time homebuyers of their early thirties. Their purpose, in relocating to France, was once to create an easy existence in a spot the place they can spend time with their childrens. the house they really got used to be a seventeenth century chateau within the Loire valley with over thirty rooms.

Chateau Du Bonchamps were the seat of noble households way back to 1507. With simply modest discounts, Sam and Bud introduced the intriguing undertaking of restoring this striking construction to its former glory. Over numerous years they renovated 10,000 sq. toes of apartment, put in numerous bogs, painted 156 home windows, placed the 40-acre park and gardens into a few semblance of order and commenced a mattress and breakfast opposed to resistance from the locals. Their hardwork prevailed; their chateau quadrupled in value.

The issues we dream don't continuously healthy well with the realities of way of life. this is often an insightful glimpse of what it really capability to go away every little thing in the back of to persue a dream.

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Download E-books Going to Live on the French Riviera: The Cote D'azur PDF

By Charles Davey

Progressively more Britons and different English audio system visit live to tell the tale the Cote d'Azur every year - either to retire or to paintings there for 2 or 3 years. no matter if you're making plans to visit the Cote to check, retire or to paintings, this publication will inform you all want to know: how to define a home and a task, plus important info on colleges, health and wellbeing companies, purchasing, and rest actions - either for adults and for kids.

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Download E-books The Rough Guide to Languedoc & Roussillon PDF

By Rough Guides

This in-depth coverage of Languedoc and Roussillon's neighborhood sights, points of interest, and eating places takes you to the main profitable spots—from the world of Nîmes to fort ruins to museums—and stunning colour photography brings the land to existence at the pages. With a gorgeous new disguise, impressive counsel and data, and key evidence, The tough advisor to Languedoc & Roussillon is the appropriate go back and forth companion.

Discover Languedoc and Roussillon's highlights, with specialist advice on exploring the easiest websites, partaking in gala's, and exploring neighborhood landmarks via wide insurance of this interesting location.

Easy-to-use maps; reliable advice on how you can get round; and insider reviews of the simplest motels, eating places, bars, golf equipment, and outlets for all budgets make sure that you will not pass over a thing.

Make the main of a while with The tough consultant to Languedoc & Roussillon.

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Download E-books The Debate on the Trial of the Templars (1307-1314) PDF

By Jochen Burgtorf

Seven-hundred years after the dissolution of the order, the trial of the Templars nonetheless arouses huge, immense controversy and hypothesis. In October 1307, the entire brothers of the military-religious order of the Temple in France have been arrested at the directions of King Philip IV and charged with heresy and different crimes. In 1312, Pope Clement V, on the Council of Vienne, dissolved the order. because the Seventies, there was expanding scholarly curiosity within the trial, and a chain of books and articles have widened students' realizing of explanations of this infamous affair, its direction and its aftermath. notwithstanding, many gaps in wisdom and knowing stay. What have been the Templars doing within the months and years earlier than the trial? Why did the king of France assault the Order? What facts is there for the Templars' guilt? What turned of the Templars and their estate after the top of the Order? This booklet collects jointly the study of either junior and senior students from around the globe so that it will identify the present kingdom of scholarship and determine components for brand spanking new examine. person chapters research quite a few facets of the history to the trial, the monetary, political and non secular context of the trial in France, the worth of the Templars' tales, and look at the trial around the entire of Europe, from Poland and Cyprus to eire and Portugal. instead of attempting to shut the dialogue at the trial of the Templars, this publication opens a brand new bankruptcy within the ongoing scholarly debate.

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Download E-books Late Merovingian France (Manchester Medieval Sources MUP) PDF

This choice of files in translation brings jointly the seminal assets for the past due Merovingian Frankish state. It inteprets the chronicles and saint's lives carefully to bare new insights into the character and value of sanctity, energy and gear relationships. The ebook makes to be had a number seventh- and early 8th-century texts, 5 of that have by no means ahead of been translated into English. It opens with a broad-ranging clarification of the ancient history to the translated texts after which every one resource is followed by means of an entire remark and an introductory essay exploring its authorship, language and material. The resources are wealthy within the element of Merovingian political existence. Their topics are the robust in society and so they exhibit the profitable interaction among energy and sanctity, a technique which got here to underpin a lot of eu tradition in the course of the early center Ages.

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Download E-books Queer Lives: Men's Autobiographies from Nineteenth-Century France PDF

Eight homosexual males wrote their autobiographies in French among 1845 and 1905;  a few of them mirrored on their early life, early life, and adulthood, others supplied short impressions in their loves and wishes. some of them dramatized their lives following modern theatrical and fictional versions, whereas others wrote for doctors, who used the men's writings as case experiences to demonstrate their theories on sexual deviance. In a few circumstances the medical professionals’ vast interpretations can't be separated from the men's personal tales, yet in others the authors converse for themselves.
 
The outstanding autobiographies in Queer Lives, translated into English for the 1st time the following, provide present-day readers an extraordinary glimpse into another way shrouded existences. They relate the stories of a guy approximately city, a cross-dressing entertainer, a stricken adolescent, and fetishists, between others. The autobiographies will curiosity a large viewers this present day at a time while readers are seeking for new perspectives at the lives of standard women and men from the earlier, while homosexual everyone is searching for the roots in their groups, and whilst students try to appreciate the formation of sexual identities at a very important second within the background of recent Europe.

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Download E-books The Battle of Vouillé, 507 CE (Millennium-Studien / Millennium Studies) PDF

This quantity highlights the heretofore principally missed conflict of Vouillè in 507 CE, while the Frankish King Clovis defeated Alaric II, the King of the Visigoths. Clovis´ victory proved a vital step within the expulsion of the Visigoths from Francia into Spain, thereby leaving Gaul principally to the Franks. It was once arguably within the wake of Vouillè that Gaul grew to become Francia, and that ""France began."" The editors have united a world staff of specialists on overdue Antiquity and the Merovingian Kingdoms to reexamine the conflict from a number of in addition to interdisciplinary views. The contributions deal with questions of army procedure, geographical situation, archaeological footprint, political history, non secular propaganda, results (both in Francia and in Italy), and importance. there's a robust specialise in the shut interpreting of fundamental source-material, either textual and fabric, secular and theological.

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