In 1792, the War of the First Coalition pitted the monarchies of Europe against Revolutionary France in a war to prevent the spread of the Enlightenment ideas of self-rule by its citizens. 206 palabras más
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First edition: https://insiderobbie.wordpress.com/2017/03/20/a-war-peace-odyssey/
Part Two: Pages 112 – 200
This part is definitely the War part of the novel. Tolstoy is detailing a battle between the Russian and the French army, as well as the diplomacy that comes with it. 171 palabras más
In 1797, the Spanish Empire allied itself with Revolutionary France against Great Britain, just as it did with America twenty years before. The British sent a fleet under Sir John Jervis to blockade the Spanish ports and intercept an important convoy of mercury, which was necessary for gold and silver production. 489 palabras más
Let’s step back in time, to Halloween. And from there even further back…to 19th century France.
To put us in the mood for a spooky evening we hit the books and were inspired by a very particular time in history – just after the bloody period known as The Terror after the French Revolution. 512 palabras más