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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. below that verbal yoke they handed, because the results of the fortunes of battle, from one political framework to a different. however the utilized to targeted entities. The slow evolution of every right into a semblance of cohesion out of a congeries of non-public estates and ecclesiastical foundations, the liege lords they bought or came upon imposed upon them, mediate or speedy, the assets, features, customs of every belong to varied tales, even though occasionally, certainly, containing related chapters. Alsace and Lorraine have been alike in being tiny buffer territories, sometimes little greater than geographical expressions, wedged among significant “interests.” either have suffered as shuttlecocks less than blows of battledores from the east and the west. listed here are in short the tales of each."

This vintage includes the subsequent chapters:

Alsace and Lorraine

Alsace
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’ struggle and the Peace of Westphalia
VI. Louis XIV. And Strasburg
VII. Alsace After Annexation to France

Lorraine
I. Racial Elements
II. whilst the Map used to be 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

Elsass-Lothringen
I. After the Cession

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