Great Women and Great Rulers: Beacon Lights of History Part Four

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Kessinger Publishing, 2004 - History - 784 pages
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1883. Volume Four of Eight. This volume contains Part I. Great Women and Part II. Great Rulers. The Beacon Lights of History is a series of lectures by Dr. Lord, who has been called the artistic historian, setting forth the great epochs and master minds of civilization-a biographical history of the world's life. Contents Part I. Heloise: Love; Joan of Arc: Heroic Women; Saint Theresa: Religious Enthusiasm; Madame de Maintenon: The Political Woman; Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough: The Woman of the World; Madame Recamier: The Woman of Society; Madame de Stael: Woman in Literature; Hannah More: Education of Woman; and George Eliot: Woman as Novelist. Contents Part II. Alfred the Great: The Saxons in England; Queen Elizabeth: Woman as Sovereign; Henry of Navarre: The Huguenots; Gustuvus Adolphus: Thirty Years' War; Cardinal Richelieu: Absolutism; Oliver Cromwell: English Revolution; Louis XIV: The French Monarchy; Louis XV: Remote Causes of Revolution; Peter the Great: His Services to Russia; and Frederic the Great: The Prussian Power. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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Lord is a researcher, writer and community developer. He is founder and former coordinator of the Centre for Research and Education.

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