The Days Of The Directoire (1910) by Allinson, Alfred Richard [Modern History]

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LectorRecitator
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Post by LectorRecitator » February 2nd, 2019, 3:54 pm

HISTORICAL STUDIES ON THE FRENCH REVOLUTION – NON-FRENCH BIBLIOGRAPHY – 02/25

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∙ Title: The Days Of The Directoire
∙ Author/Editor: Allinson, Alfred Richard (1852–1929)
∙ Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head
∙ Date/Edition/Impression: © 1910

Description

"THE aim of this book is to present a vivid account of the extraordinary years from 1795 to 1799, when the Five Directors ruled France from the Palace of the Luxembourg; to portray the chief actors of those stirring times ; and to draw a picture of the social conditions prevailing in capital and country after the tremendous changes of the Revolution."

(From Preface)

The most circumstantial study examining the historical framework of that period in the Public Domain—as far as English bibliography is concerned.

Readability Information

362 pages divided into 19 Chapters, most of them being of moderate and relatively short length, plus 1 page of Preface. No illustrations in text.
Total: 363 Pages

Lector Recitator’s Readability Rating

Not in regards to Subject Matter or Overall Length, but Structure
(i.e., Division of written material into Chapters/Sections & Subchapters/Subsections and their individual length)

∙ 1/5: Laborious
∙ 2/5: Challenging
3/5: Readable ←
∙ 4/5: Quite Readable
∙ 5/5: Exceedingly Readable

Links

https://archive.org/details/cu31924024315180/page/n9

https://archive.org/details/daysofdirectoire00alliuoft/page/n7
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Post by pnagami » February 11th, 2019, 7:32 am

Thank you, Lector, for another good suggestion!

My best,

Pam
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm."

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Post by LectorRecitator » February 11th, 2019, 10:50 am

You are welcome.

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