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By Ruth Putnam

"ALSACE AND LORRAINE. in the course of forty-three years those names were associated jointly in a neat word. less than that verbal yoke they handed, because the results of the fortunes of battle, from one political framework to a different. however the utilized to unique entities. The slow evolution of every right into a semblance of harmony out of a congeries of non-public estates and ecclesiastical foundations, the liege lords they received or came upon imposed upon them, mediate or quick, the assets, features, customs of every belong to assorted tales, even though occasionally, certainly, containing comparable chapters. Alsace and Lorraine have been alike in being tiny buffer territories, sometimes little greater than geographical expressions, wedged among colossal “interests.” either have suffered as shuttlecocks below blows of battledores from the east and the west. listed here are briefly the tales of each."

This vintage includes the next chapters:

Alsace and Lorraine

I. Romans, Gauls, and Others at the Soil of Alsace
II. The Treaty of Verdun and different Pacts Affecting Alsace
III. The Dream of a center Kingdom
IV. the folks of Alsace within the 15th Century and After
V. The Thirty Years’ battle and the Peace of Westphalia
VI. Louis XIV. And Strasburg
VII. Alsace After Annexation to France

I. Racial Elements
II. whilst the Map was once within the Making
III. The Aspirations of Burgundy
IV. the recent Learning
V. the home of Lorraine in Europe
VI. The final Dukes of Lorraine
VII. The French Revolution
VIII. The Language

I. After the Cession

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