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French Revolution
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Vive La France: Paris Celebrates Bastille Day In Spectacular Style
Posted 07.14.2011 | World
Read More: France, Paris, France National Day, Bastille Day, French Revolution, French Military, French Independence Day, Nicolas Sarkozy, World News
Paris was the scene of colorful military parades and spectacular air displays as proud citizens took to the Champs-Élysées avenue to celebrate Basti...
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Royal Wedding, Eat Your Heart Out: Scandalous Georgian Caricatures
The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 06.27.2011 | Arts
Read More: Will & Kate, James Gillray, Richard Newton, Prince William, Georgian England, Political Satire, Royal Wedding, Kate Middleton, Will and Kate, Royal Wedding Art, Comedy, French Revolution, Political Cartoons, Arts News
The imminent Royal Wedding between England's Prince William and commoner Kate Middleton has met with a wide array of artwork created in response. The ...
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The French Revolution As You've Never Seen It -- As a Graphic Novel
Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books
Read More: Simon Schama, Bernar Yslaire, Jean-Claude CarrièRe, Robespierre, French Revolution, Jacques-Louis David, Books News
The Sky Over the Louvre, by esteemed cartoonist Bernar Yslaire, demonstrates understanding -- even mastery -- of a fascinating historical episode, and is a powerful aesthetic experience.
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Meatless Monday: Dealing With Abundant Scarcity
Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
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With all the hype about greening your life, one of the most basic things you can do happens to be the most important -- going for a more plant-based diet.
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Ethiopia: Broken Contract, Broken Faith, Broken Country
Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: American Revolution, Ethiopia Land Grabbing, Ethiopia Proclamation No. 272/2002, Ethiopia Land Speculation, Ethiopia Independent Judiciary, DLA Piper Ethiopia, Ethiopia Leaseholds, Moamar Gadhafi, Gambella Land Grab, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Jefferson, Meles Zenawi Contract, Ethiopia Five Year Contract, Addis Ababa Land Grab, EPDRF Contract, French Revolution, C’est Moi, Saudi Star Agriculture Development Company, Ethiopia Social Contract, Ethiopia Mephistopheles., Ethiopia Indian Investors, Ethiopia Urban Land, Ethiopia Dick Armey, Contract With America, Thomas Hobbes, Ethiopia Contract, American Declaration of Independence, L’ÉTat, World News
It isn't clear what Zenawi means in his repeated use of the word "contract" to describe the relationship between the people of Ethiopia and his party.
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How to Spread Revolution Without the Internet
Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: Jean-Baptiste Belley, Equality, Yemen, Middle East Protests, Bahrain, American Revolution, Facebook, Abbe Raynal, Social Media, North Africa, Human Rights, Tunisia Protests, Middle East, Egypt, Revolution, Slavery, Freedom, Haiti, Political Uprisings, Liberation, North America, Haitian Revolution, French Revolution, World News
Two centuries ago, news of revolution -- and revolution itself -- reverberated back and forth across the Atlantic at astonishing speed. The social media of the day? Word-of-mouth information, rumor, and opinion.
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What Is the Arab Third Estate?
Uriel Abulof | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: 1848, End of History, What Is the Third Estate, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Locke, Egypt Riots, Napoleon Bonaparte, Egypt Internet, Clash of Civilizations, Egyptian Revolution, Spring of Nations, Tunisia Protests, Egypt Revolution, The People Want to Bring Down the Regime, Tahrir Square, Thomas Hobbes, Nationalism, The Middle East, Social Contract, Ethnicity, Failed States, Abbé SieyèS, French Revolution, World News
For two long centuries, the Arab Middle East has struggled to meet the challenge of modernity, a task exacerbated by the lingering, and increasing, dissonance between the glorious past and the shameful present.
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INTERNATIONAL ART: King Henri IV's Head Identified And Sent Back To Crypt, After Two Centuries
France24 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Read More: Forensic Science, Catholicism, French-History, Religious History, Forensics, Henri IV, King Henri IV, British Medical Journal, French Kings, French Revolution, French Monarchy, Arts News
AFP - He was one of France's most adored kings, a monarch known as "le bon roi Henri" (good king Henri), who promoted religious tolerance, was a hit w...
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French King's Skull Returned
AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: Paris, Henri IV, France@Y:World, King Henri IV, French King, French Revolution, French Monarchy, World News
PARIS — A 400-year-old skull that researchers say belonged to celebrated French King Henri IV was donated Thursday to a descendant – the p...
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Cooking Art History: The Early American Foodie
Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Read More: Paris, Macaroni and Cheese, Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, French Revolution, Artbites, The Today Show, Southern Food, Food News
Though no stranger to French cuisine when he set sail, Thomas Jefferson's years spent in France completely revolutionized his culinary thinking and opened up a new gastronomic world for him.
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France's Mass Strikes Are No Tea Party
Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: Marie Antoinette, Pakistan, Strauss-Kahn, Afpak, Carla Bruni, De Villepin, French Revolution, France, Louis Xvi, France Pensions, Sarkozy, Petain, Francois Fillon, Eiffel Tower, Afghanistan, Cameron, Roma, Tea Party, World News
Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.
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The Hero Of The Haitian Revolution
The New York Review of Books | David Brion Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Read More: Madison Smart Bell, Haitian Revolution, Madison Smartt Bell, Haiti, Haitian Books, French Revolution, Books News
David Brion Davis The New York Review of Books Toussaint Louverture: A Biography, by Madison Smartt Bell (Pantheon) The Haitian Revolution of 1791-1...
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Meatless Monday: Storm the Bastille with Green Bean Salad (Recipe)
Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Read More: Marie Antoinette, French Revolution, Stuffed, Meatless Monday, Food Politics, Food, Vegetarian Recipes, Meatless Meals, Meatless Monday Recipe, Green Bean Salad, Bastille Day, Green News
Tomorrow is Bastille Day, celebrating the start of the French Revolution. The French Revolution didn't happen because it seemed like a fun idea with ...
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Louis XVI's Final Testament Recovered
Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Read More: Louis 16, Louis Xvi, France, Foreign Affairs, Louis Xvi Final Testament, French Revolution, Advocacy, World News
Louis XVI's final testament written shortly before his execution has been recovered more than two centuries after it disappeared during the French Rev...
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