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M. Miget
Oeuvres de M. Mignet:
squ'en 1814 (in 2 volumes);, 1852 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A uniformly bound collection of some of the works of Franois Auguste Marie Mignet (1796- 1884) was a French journalist and historian. In eight volumes which are:Portraits and Historical and Literary Records (in 2 volumes); History of Mary Stuart (in 2 volumes); Antonio Perez and Philip II; History of the French Revolution From 1789 to 1814 (in 2 volumes); Charles V's Abdication and his Death at the Monastery of YusteMignet worked slowly and lingered over research, with the exception of his Histoire de la rvolution franaise (1824) which was chiefly a political manifesto in support of the Liberal cause, in form of an enlarged sketch, prepared in four months, in which more stress was laid on fundamental theories than on the facts. Mignet was well known in fashionable circles where his witty conversation and pleasant manners made him a favourite. Most of his time was devoted to study and to his academic duties. Eulogies on his deceased fellow-members, the Academy reports on its work, and on the prizes awarded by it, which it was part of Mignet's duty as secretary to draw up, were thoroughly appreciated by connoisseurs, and were collected in Mignet's Notices et portraits. Mignet's most famous works are devoted to modern history. His Histoire de Marie Stuart (2 vols. , 1851) made use of previously unpublished documents from the archives of Simancas. He devoted several volumes to a history of Spain, which had a well-deserved success, including, Charles Quint, son abdication, son sjour et sa mort au monastre de Yuste (18 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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