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A Danger To The State

Author : Philip Trower
ISBN : 0898706742
Genre : Fiction
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Through a large cast of historical and fictional characters, A Danger to the State relates one of the outstanding though little known dramas of modern history. In 1773, surrendering at last to a 20 year long campaign of intrigue and calumny, Pope Clement XIV suppressed the famous Society of Jesus, founded 200 years earlier by St. Ignatius of Loyola. Just sixteen years before the French Revolution, Europe's Catholic kings, threatening to take their countries into schism, pressured Pope Clement into destroying the strongest bulwark and the Church's most successful band of missionaries. What lay behind this apparent act of madness? There was no popular opposition to the Jesuits, and the Kings were mainly dupes. The driving force came from the writers and thinkers of the French Enlightemnent, agnostics and atheists that included a number of Europe's leading statesman among it's members. "Once we have destroyed the Jesuits," wrote Voltaire, "we should have easy work with the Church." The action revolves around the de Vallecas family, a distinguished Spanish family that have two sons in the Jesuit order one a missionary to the Jesuit Reductions in Paraguay, the other a novice in Spain during the efforts of suppression. This chronicle of political intrigue moves masterfully from the turbulent scenes in Madrid of the French anti-Jesuit forces battle to influence King Charles III and other Spanish leaders, to the serene setting of the Jesuit missions in Paraguay in their last days of glory and, finally, to Catherine the Great's Russia.

On The Danger Of State Interference With The Trust Deeds Of Church Schools A Letter To Sir R H Inglis

Author : Henry William WILBERFORCE
ISBN : BL:A0019089573
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Section 1983 Litigation

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A Complete Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings For High Treason And Other Crimes And Misdemeanors From The Earliest Period To The Year 1820 Etc

Author : Thomas Bayly Howell
ISBN : ONB:+Z173662108
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In Danger Every Hour

Author : Charles Causey
ISBN : 9781449705831
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In Danger Every Hour is a swift, incisive story of the intensity of the Civil War in the year 1862. During the year that preceded Gettysburg, the costliest fighting ever known to man is seen on the fields of Manassas and Antietam. Hand-to-hand combat was the rule. Both sides determined to end the war quickly. Both sides hastily entered into battle. These fierce and bloody contests resulted in a devastating amount of lost lives. This landmark account will at times leave you speechless, angry and sad. In Danger Every Hour is a swift, incisive story of how Abraham Lincoln, Stonewall Jackson, George McClellan and the common infantryman are caught up into a brutal conflict where 600,000 men would sacrifice their lives. It also peers into the lives of the women and children who endured the repeated hostilities sweeping through Virginian towns that year. This gripping saga comes to an epic conclusion when all the betrayals are exposed and the mysterious agents revealed. An action-packed thriller filled with romance and adventure, the very essence of each characters faith and friendships are tested as their journey leads them to the brink of human endurance over and over again. A novel of innocence, bravery and misfortune, In Danger Every Hour delivers to the reader an absorbing tale of how war-torn people cling to the power of love and forgiveness.

Debts Of The State And The Danger Of Economic Collapse

Author : Ivan Ovcaricek-Rostok
ISBN : 9781631352430
Genre : Business & Economics
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The debts of nearly fifty countries around the world are far too big and need to be lowered several times. This can be achieved by savings in the state budgets and by taking advantage of the economic opportunities provided by the concept of economic duals. In foreign trade this can be achieved by introducing the application of the category of diversified money. Politics should not enter into the economics of state economic anomalies, and politicians must be fully responsible for the recovery of their state economics. This is the true Danger of Economic Collapse that is faced by so many of today’s economies.

Cobbett S Complete Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings For High Treason And Other Crimes And Misdemeanors From The Earliest Period 1163 To The Present Time 1820

Author : Thomas Bayly Howell
ISBN : STANFORD:36105011975393
Genre : Trials
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The Portfolio Or A Collection Of State Papers Etc Illustrative Of The History Of Ourtimes

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Party State And Society In The Russian Civil War

Author : William (Senior Lecturer Rosenberg, School of Medicine University of Southampton Southampton)
ISBN : 0253205417
Genre : History
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"This volume is a valuable source of information that also represents a genuinely collaborative approach to understanding Soviet history. The collection is so rich that every scholar and teacher of Soviet history will want to consult it. Highly recommended." --Choice "Documentation of this well-edited volume is exhaustive. It can be highly recommended for undergraduate and graduate students and specialists." --History "This is a surprisingly readable, well-structured book that is an absolute necessity for a college library as well as a useful addition to a scholar's personal library." --Perspectives on Political Science " . . . essential reading . . . abundant empirical research and fresh interpretations." --The Russian Review To what extent were the social responses and political choices of the Civil War years the product of social and economic circumstances and to what extent were they the result of the independent exercise of conscious political will? This landmark volume presents the leading edge of current scholarship on the social history of the Russian Civil War.

A Complete Collection Of State Trials And Proceedings For High Treason And Other Crimes And Misdemeanors From The Earliest Period To The Year 1783

Author : Thomas Bayly Howell
ISBN : HARVARD:HXJ2ET
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