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Alsace Lorraine

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ISBN : LCCN:a22000891
Genre : Alsace (France)
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Alsace Lorraine Since 1870

Author : Barry Cerf
ISBN : 9781447482246
Genre : History
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This fascinating book, originally published in 1919 as the First World War drew to a close tackles the question of Alsace-Lorraine, one of the chief causes of the war and the most important obstacles to peace. Cerf addressed the book to Americans in order to present facts which would “confirm the belief that peace can be restored to Europe and the world only after the return of the lost provinces to France”. A compelling read that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of the amateur and professional historian alike. Contents: Germany’s Claims to Alsace-Lorraine; The Consent of the Governed; Persecution: 1871-1914; The Question of Autonomy; The Failure of Germanization; During the War; The Economic Question; The Question of a Plebiscite; Conclusion; Bibliography. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: History

Alsace Lorraine Under German Rule

Author : Charles Downer Hazen
ISBN : 9788026899358
Genre : History
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The Imperial Territory of Alsace-Lorraine was a territory created by the German Empire in 1871, after it annexed most of Alsace and the Moselle department of Lorraine following its victory in the Franco-Prussian War. The Alsatian part lay in the Rhine Valley on the west bank of the Rhine River and east of the Vosges Mountains. The Lorraine section was in the upper Moselle valley to the north of the Vosges. Contents: The Treaty of Frankfort Alsace-Lorraine Before the Treaty of Frankfort Why Germany Annexed Alsace-Lorraine The Victim's Privilege Alsace-Lorraine, 1871-1890 Alsace-Lorraine, 1890-1911 The Constitution of 1911 The Saverne Affair
Category: History

Alsace And Lorraine Rough Guides Snapshot France Includes Strasbourg The Routes Des Vins Colmar Mulhouse Nancy Metz Amn Ville And Verdun

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ISBN : 9781409338048
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guide Snapshot to Alsace and Lorraine is the ultimate travel guide to the easternmost part of France. It guides you through theregion with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from elegant Strasbourg and cute, quirky Colmarto the region's top wines and the new, cutting-edge Centre Pompidou-Metz. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés,restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the best trip possible, whether passing through, staying for the weekend orlonger. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to France, with all the practical information you need for travelling in andaround France, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals, shopping and sport. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to France. Full coverage:Strasbourg, The Route des Vins, Mulhouse, Nancy, Metz, Amnévile, Verdun (Equivalent printed page extent 66 pages). Now available in ePub format.
Category: Travel

Alsace Lorraine

Author : David Starr Jordan
ISBN : HARVARD:32044019574813
Genre : Alsace (France)
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Ren Schickele And Alsace

Author : Áine McGillicuddy
ISBN : 3039113933
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Born into a German-French bilingual environment, the once renowned German-language author Rene Schickele (1883-1940) grew up in the Alsace region - today located in eastern France - during its annexation to the German Empire when links to French culture were frowned upon. In the aftermath of the First World War the situation was reversed when Alsace was reclaimed by the French Republic. In both these phases of its troubled history, Schickele insisted on the importance of Alsace's right to retain its double cultural heritage between the borders of its powerful rival neighbours and on its potential, as mediator between France and Germany, to promote peace in Europe. These issues are addressed in a critical discussion of a range of Schickele's works. His controversial wartime drama "Hans im Schnakenloch" affords a wry but penetrating insight into issues of identity in Alsace under German rule up to the war, while his socio-political essays and a novel trilogy, "Das Erbe am Rhein," were written against the backdrop of the "malaise alsacien" and life under French rule. The historical background to the work is examined in detail as it is intimately bound up with the issues of cultural identity that Schickele explores in his writings."
Category: Literary Criticism

A Manual Of Alsace Lorraine

Author : Great Britain. Naval Intelligence Division
ISBN : OCLC:558435003
Genre : Alsace (France)
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