Revue D Auvergne 1886 Vol 3 Classic Reprint

Author: Société d'Émulation d L'auvergne
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780428269753
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Excerpt from Revue d'Auvergne, 1886, Vol. 3 A peine le Bedat a - t-il quitte sa vallee d'origine et gagne la plaine, qu'il se ramifie en trois branches princi pales. La premiere, la plus importante passe a la Maison Rouge; la deuxieme suit le chemin d'interet commun n 2 jusqu'au Pont - des - Quaue - Gorges et la troisieme coule a la Maison - Blanche. Ces deux dernieres sont re liees par une anastomose qui part du Pont - des - Quatre Gorges et suit le chemin Vert limite orientale des terri toiros de Cebazat et de Gerzat. Apres avoir abondamment arrose les pres de la Maison - Blanche la branche nord passe pres de la Fontaine du Vignal se dirige sur la gare de Gerzat gagne les domaines de Dona - Vigne. Et de la Peghoire, touche au nord de Saint - Beauzire et vient se jeter dans le ruisseau de Menetrol qui coule entre le vil lage et la sucrerie de saint-beamire pres du chemin d'interet commun n 10. C'est cette branche qui seule portait autrefois le nom de Bedat, comme on le voit sur l'ancienne carte de Cassini. Ce n'etait pourtant pas alors la plus importante si l'on en juge par l'etroitesse du lit, l'absence de berges et la faible profondeur des eaux. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Henry Parker And The English Civil War

Author: Michael Mendle
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521521314
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Professor Mendle situates each of Parker's significant tracts in its polemical, intellectual, and political context.

The Formation And Transmission Of Western Legal Culture

Author: Serge Dauchy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319455672
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This volume surveys 150 law books of fundamental importance in the history of Western legal literature and culture. The entries are organized in three sections: the first dealing with the transitional period of fifteenth-century editions of medieval authorities, the second spanning the early modern period from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, and the third focusing on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors are scholars from all over the world. Each ‘old book’ is analyzed by a recognized specialist in the specific field of interest. Individual entries give a short biography of the author and discuss the significance of the works in the time and setting of their publication, and in their broader influence on the development of law worldwide. Introductory essays explore the development of Western legal traditions, especially the influence of the English common law, and of Roman and canon law on legal writers, and the borrowings and interaction between them. The book goes beyond the study of institutions and traditions of individual countries to chart a broader perspective on the transmission of legal concepts across legal, political, and geographical boundaries. Examining the branches of this genealogical tree of books makes clear their pervasive influence on modern legal systems, including attempts at rationalizing custom or creating new hybrid systems by transplanting Western legal concepts into other jurisdictions.

Women On The Margins

Author: Natalie Zemon Davis
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674955202
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In this fascinating book, Natalie Zemon Davis retrieves individual lives from historical obscurity to give readers a window onto the early modern world. Profiling three women--one Jewish, one Catholic, one Protestant--whose memoirs and writings make for a spellbinding tale, the author tells readers more about the life of early modern Europe than many an official history. 41 halftone illustrations.

The Cambridge History Of Later Medieval Philosophy

Author: Norman Kretzmann
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521369336
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This 1982 book is a history of the great age of scholastism from Abelard to the rejection of Aristotelianism in the Renaissance, combining the highest standards of medieval scholarship with a respect for the interests and insights of contemporary philosophers, particularly those working in the analytic tradition. The volume follows on chronologically from The Cambridge History of Later Greek and Early Medieval Philosophy, though it does not continue the histories of Greek and Islamic philosophy but concentrates on the Latin Christian West. Unlike other histories of medieval philosophy that divide the subject matter by individual thinkers, it emphasises the parts of more historical and theological interest. This volume is organised by those topics in which recent philosophy has made the greatest progress.