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A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 4

François Pierre Guillaume Guizot

François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832-1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840-1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. His "Popular History of France" is an attractive and engrossing narravative, here presented in an easily readable English translation by Robert Black, first published in 1898. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)

François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832-1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840-1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. His "Popular History of France" is an attractive and engrossing narravative, here presented in an easily readable English translation by Robert Black, first published in 1898. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)
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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior to the Revolution of 1848, actively opposing as a liberal the reactionary King Charles X before his overthrow in the July Revolution of 1830, then in government service to the "citizen king" Louis Philippe, as the Minister of Education, 1832-1837, ambassador to London, Foreign Minister 1840-1847, and finally Prime Minister of France from September 19, 1847 to February 23, 1848. His "Popular History of France" is an attractive and engrossing narravative, here presented in an easily readable English translation by Robert Black, first published in 1898. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

15h 50m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

19:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:19


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:37


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:36


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

13:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:06


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

16:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:35


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:01


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

19:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

18:29


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

18:09


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

15:29


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

15:09


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

17:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

20:40


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

15:35


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

11:45


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

19:08


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

19:48


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

18:21


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

20:06


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

19:54


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

21:26


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

24:34


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

20:47


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:19


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

18:59


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

16:52


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

18:33


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

16:03


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

19:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

11:48


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

17:39


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

19:05


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

20:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

22:40


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

19:47


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

17:00


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

17:14