The Journey of Martin Nadaud: A Life and Turbulent Times
Chatto & Windus, 1999 - 310 páginas
Martin Nadaud tells the true story of an itinerant stone mason from the Creuse region, at the georgraphical heart of France, who became a builder and architect in Paris and who would eventually return to his birthplace as Prefect of the entire department. Self-taught, Nadaud was a republican who warmed to the emerging theories of socialism that would liberate so many of his class. After the failure of the 1848 revolution, he was forced to flee to a long and lonely political exile in London, returning again to Paris at the time of the Commune in 1871 to regain his public life.
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The railway lines were to alter profoundly not only the quarters through which they cut their way but the whole meaning of living in Paris ' and the relationship between Paris and every other region of France .
Over the French countryside for the whole of the nineteenth century , birth rates were low considerably lower than those of either Britain or Germany - for reasons that have never been entirely explained , but probably relate to the ...
This was the first time I heard talk of republicanism - and as the speakers spoke with fire , we [ Nadaud and a new friend , Luquet ] became followers of this great and noble cause , to which we later devoted our whole lives .
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A skillful, imaginative exploration of the life of a 19th-century French stonemason who, with ferocious determination, transformed himself into a potent political force. Tindall (Célestine, 1996, etc ... Leer comentario completo
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