By Virginie Salvé
Des rencontres peu fortuites dont il se serait bien dispensé lui attirent les pires ennuis. Mais Lucas dispose d'une arme redoutable: sa détermination. Il n'a qu'un seul objectif en tête.
Le chemin sera lengthy et parsemé d'embûches avant d'accéder à des jours meilleurs et en savourer toute l. a. splendeur.
« Bienvenue dans l'univers de ma plume. Je vous invite à y découvrir une tranche de vie émouvante et surprenante à l. a. fois mais jamais dénuée d'humour. »
By Sylvain Maréchal,Sheila Delany
In pre-revolutionary Paris, a tender girl falls for a good-looking younger priest. To be close to him, she attire as a guy, enters his seminary, and is invited to turn into a completely ordained Catholic priest—a occupation forbidden to ladies then as now. Sylvain Maréchal’s epistolary novella bargains a biting rebuke to non secular associations and a hypocritical society; its perspectives on love, marriage, classification, and advantage stay suitable at the present time. The e-book results in los angeles Nouvelle France, which grew to become a part of British-run Canada in the course of Maréchal’s lifetime. With thorough notes and creation by way of Sheila Delany, this primary translation of Maréchal’s novella, l. a. femme abbé, brings a little-known yet revelatory textual content to the eye of readers drawn to French heritage and literature, background of the unconventional, women’s experiences, and non secular studies.
By Camille Dumoulié
By Jean Lacoste
By Edith Heuer
In dieses persönliche Dokument eingeflochten sind zeitgleiche Ereignisse, Briefe, Gespräche und Schicksale von Zeitgenossen. Schlaglichtartig erscheinen die Verbote und Verordnungen, mit denen die jüdische Bevölkerung durch die nationalsozialistische Instrumentalisierung von Recht und Gesetz stigmatisiert und terrorisiert wurde. Ein Mosaik des komplexen Phänomens Nazi-Zeit.
By Laurence G. Avery
By Charles Juliet
By Joseph D. McCutchan,Joseph Milton Nance,Jane A. Kenamore
McCutchan's diary presents a brilliant account of his experience—the Texans' quickly dispatch by means of Mexican troops on the city of Mier, the hardships of a compelled march to Mexico urban, over twenty months of imprisonment, and the adventure again domestic after unencumber. even though there are different firsthand bills of the Mier excursion, McCutchan was once the single diarist who the Tampico path to Mexico urban. His account records a special event than that of the most physique of prisoners who marched to the nationwide capital in terms of Monterrey, Saltillo, and Agua Nueva.
one of the final of the prisoners to be freed, McCutchan covers in his magazine the total interval of confinement from December 26, 1842, to the ultimate liberate on September sixteen, 1844.
The McCutchan diary is determined except different Mier debts not just by way of the hot details it presents, but in addition by way of Joseph Milton Nance's tremendous modifying. Nance is the said authority at the hostilities among Texas and Mexico through the period of the Texas Republic. He has transcribed, edited, and annotated the diary with attribute scholarship and painstaking cognizance to detail.
By Alexander Hamilton,Joanne Freeman
A brash immigrant who rose to develop into George Washington’s right-hand guy. A fierce partisan whose nationalist imaginative and prescient made him Thomas Jefferson’s sour rival. An untrue husband whose dedication to private honor introduced his existence to a sad early finish. the superb good fortune of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton has stoked a rare resurgence of curiosity in Alexander Hamilton, the intense and divisive founder who profoundly formed the yankee republic. Now, Library of the United States provides an unequalled portrait of Hamilton in his personal phrases, charting his meteoric upward push, his debatable tenure as treasury secretary, and his scandalous ultimate years, culminating in his notorious duel with Aaron Burr. chosen and brought through acclaimed historian Joanne B. Freeman, here's a reader’s version of Hamilton’s crucial public writings and personal letters, plus the correspondence among Burr and Hamilton that resulted in their duel and conflicting eyewitness money owed in their deadly encounter.
By Michael Maar