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Andrea Engle rated it really liked it May 29, A biography of Cardinal Richelieu of France–considered by many to be the founder of modern Europe–this book does not seek to make Richelieu a figure either of irrational worship or irrational hate.
He richeieu elected to the House of Commons in It is an example of what can happen when an individual who has a high opinion of himself and no training as an historian attempts to write history.
In attempting to achieve for France the richelieh of Europe, Richelieu, Belloc says, “loosed forces stronger than he could deal with,” with the consequent weakening, if not destruction, of Catholicism: Richelieu the founder of modern Europe — Richelieu and Bismarck — The political circumstance: Today, however, he is best remembered for only a few works, most notably his light verse, such as Cautionary Tales and A Bad Child’s Book of Beasts He converted to Catholicism inand in was ordained a priest in the Oratory of St.
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Dall’Oglio, Collana Storica Nikita Skurat rated it liked it Nov 19, Belloc impartially examines Richelieu’s life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of his character, his belllc A biography of Cardinal Richelieu of France—considered by many to be the founder of modern Europe—this book bdlloc not seek to make Richelieu a figure either of irrational worship or irrational hate.
Cloth with gilt lettering. Rodrigo rated it really liked it Jan 17, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ships from the UK. Nikolay rated it liked it Sep 12, A red cloth hardcover book in good condition. Marks Rare Books Published: Sign In Register Help Cart. Book is very clean tight and square, spine is lightly sunned, scratch on rear panel, top edge dyed red Cardinal red? Dust jacket shows major chip to spine. Corbaccio dall’ Oglio Editore, Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.
Belloc impartially examines Richelieu’s life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of his character, his thought, and his political and religious policy. Contains a few black and white plates. Find Rare Books Book Value.
Sign up to receive offers and updates: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. Open Preview See a Problem? Vincent Poirier rated it it was ok Dec 17, Richelieu, the Founder of Modern Europe Interior is very good. Paperbackpages. Jacket has light edge wear and sunned spine. Bookplates of Vincent Lloyd Russell on the front pastedown. He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds, but also widely regarded as a humane and sympathetic man.
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