A Manual of Systematic History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ... author of " Don Carlos," "Eli," " Naaman," &c. Ferrara (francesco) (a.d. 1810-), an Italian professor of political economy at Turin, and Minister of Finance for Italy (1867). Montalembert (charles, Comte De) (ad. 1810-1870), a French statesman, the author of "An Essay on Gustavus Adolphus," " The ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ... author of " Don Carlos," "Eli," " Naaman," &c. Ferrara (francesco) (a.d. 1810-), an Italian professor of political economy at Turin, and Minister of Finance for Italy (1867). Montalembert (charles, Comte De) (ad. 1810-1870), a French statesman, the author of "An Essay on Gustavus Adolphus," " The Political Future of England," "Monks of the West," "The Pope and Poland," kc. Napier (Robert, Baron Napier of Magdala) (a.d. 1810-), a military commander, chief engineer of the army of Lord Clyde during the Indian mutiny (1857), commander-in-chief at Bombay (1865), and commander-in-chief of the Abyssinian expedition. The government on this occasion departed from all former precedent, by entrusting the entire management to Sir Robert, as plenipotentiary. He executed his task with consummate generalship, surmounting the most formidable difficulties presented by the 400 miles of wild and inhospitable country through which the army had to be conducted. There was no attempt at conquest of territory, but merely the vindication of the British name, as a protection from injury to all who bear it. Sir Robert was created a peer for his services. Serrano (francisco, Duke de la Torre) (a.d. 1810-), a Spanish military commander. He was ambassador at Paris (1857), President of the Spanish Senate (1866), and President of the Council of Ministers of the Provisional Government after the Revolution of 1868. Cavour (camillo Benso Di) (a.d. 1810-1861), an Italian count, who devoted himself to reforms among the people, was regarded with suspicion by the nobles and government, an' thrown into prison. On his liberation he visited England, and studied the English constitution. Returning to Italy, he became a member...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150457869
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.48 (d)

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