Tag Archives: France

#BookReview: The Memoirs of Detective Vidocq (Illustrated): Convict, Spy and Principal Agent of the French Police

Eugène François Vidocq (1775-1857) was a French criminal who became the founder and first director of the crime-detection Sûreté Nationale as well as the head of the first known private detective agency. Vidocq is widely regarded as the father of … Continue reading

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Jewish & #Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers: An Amazing Tale of #Holocaust #Betrayal in World #War II

#Jewish & #Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers: An Amazing Tale of #Holocaust Betrayal https://t.co/zmrVZLKlM7 #ASMSG — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 16, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never … Continue reading

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#BookReview: The Emperor’s Friend: Marshal Jean Lannes by Margaret Scott Chrisawn #ASMSG #RRBC

In her acknowledgements, the author of this book, who is known to me, called this book (quote), “nonfiction on an obscure subject”(end of quote). Indeed, I had never heard of Marshal Jean Lannes before this book came to my attention. … Continue reading

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Thirty Seven Books by Thomas Jerome Baker

Being A Teacher in Chile “How do you become a good teacher?” Those of you who know me from reading my writing already know my answer. The short answer, the simple answer, the easy to understand answer. It has two … Continue reading

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Have You Never Heard “Zaz” Sing a French “Chanson”? The Reincarnation of Edith Piaf!

Isabelle Geffroy (born 1 May 1980 in Tours) is a French singer known by the nickname Zaz, mixing jazzy styles, French variety, soul and acoustic. She is famous for her hit “Je veux”, from her first album, Zaz, released on … Continue reading

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Storytelling Performance: International School Paris

http://www.isparis.edu/ The International School of Paris, also known as ISP, is a private international school based in Paris, France. It is one of the only anglophone schools in the city centre of Paris that provides for children from ages 3 … Continue reading

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OECD 50th Anniversary Video Competition: Win A Trip To Paris, France!

ATTENTION! To celebrate the OECD’s 50th Anniversary, young people worldwide are invited to create a short video describing their vision of Progress. Who is Eligible? The competition is open to young people (18-25 years) in every country worldwide. How to … Continue reading

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