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Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 1

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 narrative, here presented in an easily readable English translation. (Summary from Wikipedia with additions 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 narrative, here presented in an easily readable English translation. (Summary from Wikipedia with additions 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 narrative, here presented in an easily readable English translation. (Summary from Wikipedia with additions by Karen Merline)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

14h 59m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

34:47


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

25:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:30


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

25:36


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

32:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

30:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

29:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:29


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

28:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

20:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

27:11


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:24


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

23:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:55


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

26:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

20:52


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

21:40


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

25:03


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

26:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

24:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

32:22


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

24:10


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

21:42


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

34:47


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

30:41


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

26:49