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L'Histoire de France Racontee Par Les Contemporains

AVERTISSEMENT. Depuis quelques ann�es, le go�t de lire l'histoire dans les documents originaux s'est g�n�ralement r�pandu; de nombreuses publications historiques ont �t� faites; et d�j� l'ensemble de nos diverses collections de m�moires, de chroniques et de documents d�passe plusieurs centaines de volumes, que l'on ne peut rassembler qu'avec difficult� et dont la lecture demande un temps consid�rable. Le but de l'ouvrage que nous publions est de r�unir en quelques volumes tout ce que ces nombreux, recueils nous ont paru renfermer d'utile et de curieux sur les principaux �v�nements de l'histoire de France, de mani�re � composer un abr�g� de ces collections. Pour la jeunesse studieuse, comme pour les gens du monde, il faut tenir compte du temps dont ils peuvent disposer, et ne mettre sous leurs yeux que ce qui est r�ellement utile � conna�tre. Nous avons entrepris de faire ce choix, en prenant le parti de ne nous occuper que des grands faits historiques, des grands hommes, et quelquefois de d�tails caract�ristiques sur les moeurs. Nous avons toujours donn� la pr�f�rence, entre les auteurs contemporains, � ceux qui avaient vu, et surtout � ceux qui apr�s avoir pris part aux �v�nements les avaient eux-m�mes racont�s. Presque toujours nous avons publi� plusieurs relations du m�me fait, afin de mettre sous les yeux du lecteur les opinions oppos�es, l'esprit des diff�rents partis, les divers jugements de l'�poque sur ce fait. Nous avons cherch� � �tre d'une impartialit� absolue dans le choix des pi�ces, parce que nous voulions donner au public une oeuvre sans syst�me, sans parti pris, dans laquelle les opinions et la mani�re de voir des contemporains fussent surtout en �vidence. Pour les premi�res �poques de notre histoire, souvent les r�cits contemporains font d�faut; les �v�nements ne sont indiqu�s dans les chroniques que par une phrase courte et s�che. C'est pourquoi nous avons cru devoir reproduire, pour ces temps anciens, quelques pages savantes d'auteurs modernes, dans lesquelles ils avaient su fondre tous les �l�ments �pars dans les chroniques. Nous devons dire encore que ce choix a �t� fait de telle sorte que le p�re et la m�re de famille pussent mettre ces volumes entre les mains de leurs enfants, pour compl�ter leur instruction. Nous avons voulu que ce recueil p�t �tre donn� � la jeunesse, � qui l'on ne sait quel ouvrage faire lire sur l'histoire de France, au moment o� s'ach�vent et o� se compl�tent les �tudes. Nous avons essay� de faire un livre instructif et attrayant, qui p�t permettre, selon la m�thode de Rollin, d'apprendre l'histoire par la lecture, par le d�tail des grands �v�nements, par le portrait des grands hommes, par la peinture des moeurs, en mettant le lecteur en face des documents originaux. Des r�sum�s chronologiques en t�te de chaque volume, et des sommaires plac�s au commencement de chaque r�cit, lient ces morceaux d�tach�s et leur donnent l'encha�nement et la suite n�cessaires. Ces extraits d'anciens auteurs ont encore l'avantage de faire conna�tre les �crivains historiques, si nombreux dans notre litt�rature, les plus remarquables passages des chroniques et des m�moires, et de composer ainsi, en m�me temps qu'une histoire de France, une histoire de la litt�rature fran�aise, qui montre toutes les transformations de la langue. Louis-�tienne Dussieux, n� le 5 avril 1815 � Lyon et mort le 11 f�vrier 1894 � Paris, est un historien-g�ographe fran�ais. Biographie Ayant obtenu, en 1839 et en 1840, deux prix aux concours de l'Acad�mie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, il fut nomm� r�p�titeur d'histoire et de g�ographie militaires � l'�cole sp�ciale de Saint-Cyr en 1842, et y devint professeur d'histoire en 1850. En 1843, il fut nomm�, correspondant du comit� des monuments historiques.
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  • Title: L'Histoire de France Racontee Par Les Contemporains
  • Author: Louis Dussieux, G-Ph Ballin
  • Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC - Kdp Print Us
  • ISBN: 9781523611669
  • Length: 1.03 inch
  • Width: 6.0 inch
  • Languages: French
  • Subtitle: Tome I
  • Format: PaperBack
  • Category: European
  • Publication Date: 20/01/2016
  • Pages: 514
  • Height: 9.0 inch
  • Weight: 1.5 pound

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