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Jul 31, · A magnificent book about an even more magnificent individual. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, every single page. Don't let the age of the writing dissuade you. As a fan of European history, I kept coming across Talleyrand's name in books covering the late s and early s/5(41).
Talleyrand is Duff Cooper’s much-admired look at the life of the legendary French diplomat Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-Perigord.
Cooper’s book is not an academic biography; it is best described as an extended biographical sketch which makes the most of Cooper’s broad knowledge of French history and mastery of stylish English prose/5(41).
Jul 31, · This book explained the ideas and wisdom of Talleyrand, overcoming some of my indignation that he would demand a bribe from American diplomats. Talleyrand did not change as much as the governments of France, and I had always wondered how Talleyrand survived so many changes in government.
Talleyrand seems to have improved with age and experience/5(41). Jul 19, · Talleyrand by Duff Cooper Unique in his own age and a phenomenon in any, Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand, was a statesman of outstanding ability and extraordinary contradictions. He was a world-class rogue who held high office in five succes.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (/ ˌ t æ l ɪ r æ n d ˈ p ɛr ɪ ɡ ɔːr /, French: [ʃaʁl mɔʁis də tal(ɛ)ʁɑ̃ peʁiɡɔʁ, - moʁ-]; 2 February – 17 May ), 1st Prince of Benevento, then 1st Duke of Talleyrand, was a French politician and fredjaillet.com theology studies, he became in Agent-General of the Clergy and represented the Catholic Church to the Appointed by: Louis Philippe I.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand (tăl´ērănd´, Fr. shärl mōrēs´ də tälāräN´-pārēgôr´), –, French statesman and fredjaillet.com into the high nobility, he was early destined for the Roman Catholic Church because of a childhood accident that left him partially lame.
The Talleyrand Maxim book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It's old Mr. Bartle, sir, he whispered. He's in your room ther /5.
Mar 01, · Talleyrand is a tough brief in that regard-- the man writes so elegantly and sharply that mediocre writers just end up stringing together the bon mots-- not Cooper, whose own cleverness is on display, particularly in the Talleyrand book of the Congress of fredjaillet.com is an older book, and does not make use of the last 70 years of research, so its 5/5(5).
Jan 28, · Overall, the book was well written and researched. A few select passages were dificult to follow at first pass, mainly due to literary style and occasional typos. Further discussion of Talleyrand's unique conversational ability, manners, and charm could have further rounded out this book.4/5(1).
Talleyrand’s role in the Spanish adventure is particularly murky. He claimed to have warned Napoleon against it, while Napoleon later accused him Talleyrand book being one of its architects. At this point, Talleyrand formed an alliance with his former opponent Joseph Fouché, Napoleon’s police minister, an ex-Jacobin with plenty of blood on his hands.
Mar 25, · Talleyrand was 76 when he took up the post of French ambassador in London in Linda Kelly deals only with the last phase of Talleyrand’s.
It was during this period that Talleyrand met and, in Talleyrand book, with the encouragement of Napoleon, married Catherine Noel Worlée Grand—who is portrayed in The Eight as the White Queen and the nemesis of the book’s heroine, Mireille.
In real life, the extraordinary beauty of “Madame Grand”—this scandal-plagued divorcee, who had been run. Talleyrand by Cooper, Duff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available Talleyrand book at fredjaillet.com - Talleyrand by Cooper, Duff - AbeBooks fredjaillet.com Passion for books.
Some lives are shaped in childhood, others in the course of time; still others must reach the threshold of advanced age before their purpose is clear. But not the life of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord, born on February 2,whose family bore an illustrious name and had held a pre-eminent rank in society since the ninth century.
At birth, his life pattern was set: opulence and 5/5(1). Unique in his own age and a phenomenon in any, Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand, was a statesman of outstanding ability and extraordinary contradictions.
He was a world-class rogue who held high office in five successive regimes. A well-known opportunist and a notorious bribe taker, Talleyrand's gifts to France arguably outvalued the vast personal fortune he amassed in her service.4/5(2).
Mar 21, · In any case, Cooper does a great job on the occasions when he chooses to explain this calculus. But the quoted passage is one of the few where he really tries. Much of the rest of the book is either the clear-eyed Talleyrand seeing what others don’t, effortlessly parrying every challenge, or he’s seducing another mistress.
Aug 23, · Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-P rigord was a French diplomat. He worked successfully at the highest level (usually as foreign minister) for the regime of Louis XVI, through several governments of the French Revolution and then for Napoleon, Louis Brand: Bronson Tweed Publishing.
Sep 17, · From church establishment figure to revolutionary, supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte to promoter of the Bourbon Restoration, the twists and turns of Charles Maurice Prince de Talleyrand’s remarkable career through one of the most turbulent periods of Book Edition: 1st Edition.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand, prince de Bénévent, French statesman and diplomat noted for his capacity for political survival, who held high office during the French Revolution, under Napoleon, at the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, and under King Louis-Philippe.
Talleyrand was the son of. Feb 01, · Talleyrand also suffered extreme highs and lows in his personal and public life. He lived as a member of Royal society, and later as an outcast forced to leave his country. Yet through it all, Talleyrand never looses his composer or his sense of what is the right thing to do.
The other aspect of this book soon emerges to the reader.5/5(5). The House of Talleyrand-Périgord was a French noble house.A well-known member of this family was Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (–), who achieved distinction as a French statesman and diplomat.
The family name became extinct in upon the death of Violette de Talleyrand-PérigordCountry: Kingdom of France. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Talleyrand, by Joseph McCabe This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at.
Nov 05, · It is therefore astonishing, as the author of this new book on Talleyrand points out, that there is no really satisfactory biography of him in English – Jack Bernard's study of is out of Author: Adam Zamoyski. napoleon and talleyrand Download napoleon and talleyrand or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
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Talleyrand, The Prince of diplomats: Talleyrand, bearer as well of the ideas of the «Age of Enlightenment» as of the ideals of the Revolution, is the character of several periods and even several worlds.
Shaped by the uses, the lifestyle and the thoughts of the «Ancien Régime» he is also largely open to liberal ideas. Political. Get this from a library. Talleyrand. [Philip G Dwyer] -- "Charles Maurice de Talleyrand is one of the most significant figures in both French and European history in the nineteenth century.
His active career was to last from the end of the reign of Louis. Aceptable. Talleyrand: A Biography by Bernard, Jack F.-ExLibrary. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
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It was like listening to Radio 4. A huge thank you to this wonderful reader for taking the time to make listening such a delightful experience.5/5(5). Unique in his own age and a phenomenon in any, Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand, was a statesman of outstanding ability and extraordinary contradictions.
He was a world-class rogue who held high office in five successive regimes. Feb 01, · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
“Talleyrand had a totally extraordinary political life. He supported six different separate regimes in his career and, naturally, got a reputation for being a turncoat But the key reason to read this book is that it’s literature as much as history.
Read this book on Questia. As many quotations in the present volume are made from Talleyrand Mémoires the following history of these much-discussed Mémoires is given as found in the preface and notes of the edition edited and published by the Duc de Broglie inissued by Calman-Lévy.
The Duc de Broglie in his preface gives the following account of the origin of the Mémoires. Jan 18, · Talleyrand is Duff Cooper’s much-admired look at the life of the legendary French diplomat Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand-Perigord.
Cooper’s book is not an academic biography; it is best described as an extended biographical sketch which makes the most of Cooper’s broad knowledge of French history and mastery of stylish English prose/5(30). Dec 18, · Memoirs of the Prince de Talleyrand by Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, prince de Bénévent, Publication date Publisher London: Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language.
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Souvigny Museum and Centre National Du Costume De Scene are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Chateau Bourbon-l'Archambault and Church of St.
Martin/10(54). About The Book. Unique in his own age and a phenomenon in any, Charles-Maurice, Prince de Talleyrand, was a diplomat and statesman of outstanding ability and extraordinary contradictions.
At once bishop and libertine, iconoclast and traditionalist, he made himself indispensable and held high office in five successive reigns. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Photographs are insitu for all book listings. This is 'Talleyrand'by Duff Cooper and published by Jonathan Cape as part of 'The Bedford Historical Series' in The book has a hardcover in a light brown shade - with gilt colour titling to the spine.Crimes and Misdemeanors.
In the city of Amsterdam, a Flemish engraver and cartographer creates a map showing a marvelous land located in the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.Out of the French Revolution and chaotic years that followed, one name recurs and stays firmly entrenched—Charles Maurice de Talleyrand.
Born a prince, but disinherited by his father because of a crippled foot, Talleyrand grew up in bitter isolation from his shallow, pleasure-loving parents. Using his amazing intelligence, and his friends, he became priest, politician, excommunicant.