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D. Appleton of Co., publish, complete in four volumes, THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION, FROM THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE
BY F. GUIZOT,
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We cannot speak in too high terms of this admirable work. As a perspicuous analysis of those important political and religious movemento of Europe, which have resulted in the formation of the great civilized Nations that now exist upon the earth, and as a clear and comprehensive summary of the events of the great historical epochs that succeeded each other, we think that this work has no rival. Others have written more in detail, and introduced us, as Thierry has done, more intimately into the daily life and the manners of the People ; but for a study of the prin. ciples that have lain at the foundation of the historical life and the work. ings of Nations, and of the philosophy of the historical movements which have marked the progress of European History, we think that M. Guizot has not been equalled. His insight into, and his dissection of the causes that led to the establishment of political institutions, and his analysis of the signification of great political and religious events, are clear and profound, and must assist the student incalculably in obtaining a knowledge of the history of which he treats. The rise and constitution of the Forda! System, of the Church, the Affranchisement of the Cities, the commencement of Intellectual progress in Europe, the signification of the Reformation, are among the topics luminously explained by the poworful talent of M. Guizot.
France has produced, within late years, some remarkable historians and Appleton & Co. are rendering an important service to the public in republishing their works. The study of History will be rendered more attractive, and a clear view of principles rather than a mere external description of events will thus be conveyed. We can recommend this work iwevery reader of History as one which appears to us indispensable." Tribune.
By the same Author,
REVOLUTION OF 1640, From the Accession of Charles 1. to his Death Translated by William Haditi.
2 vols. 12mo. Paper cover $100 or two vols. in one, cloth, $1 25. It is a work of great eloquence and interest and abounding with thrilling dramato sketches."--Newark Advertiser.
“ M. Guizot's style is bold and piquant, the notes and references abundant and reliable and the work is worthy of an hrponible place in a well-selected library. '-N Haten Cow
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