Alsace and Lorraine from Caesar to Kaiser

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1856 1931

[ BOOKS ] ⚡ Alsace and Lorraine from Caesar to Kaiser  Author Ruth Putnam –
  • Paperback
  • 252 pages
  • Alsace and Lorraine from Caesar to Kaiser
  • Ruth Putnam
  • 07 April 2017
  • 9781298029645

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  1. says:

    In 1915, one Ruth Putnam elected to write a small volume on the history of Alsace Lorraine, adjoining regions regularly contested by France and Germany Per her own words, her work was a large subject being given short shrift in the interests of publishing while said subject was of renewed interest One imagines that, like most people, Ms Putnam had no idea that the latest Franco German war would last nearly four years Judged by its original intent, Alsace and Lorraine is not a bad book at all Being now nearly a century old the style is somewhat stiff and the survey does, indeed, seem rather brief the general impression is of a longish encyclopedia article rather than a book length narrative Also, I cannot be certain but strongly suspect that Putnam knew Alsace and Lorraine largely if not entirely from books rather than from any personal experience.This odd little artifact was reissued in 1971, perhaps to capitalize on the centenary of the Treaty of Frankfort that transferred the two provinces from France to Germany until the Treaty of Versailles Given all that happened to Alsace and Lorraine during the 56 years since Putnam wrote, its 1971 reissue hints at a publisher seeking an even quicker route to a quickie book to cash in on an anniversary.Meanwhile I have to imagine that if no better English language treatments of the subject existed in 1971, at least one must have appeared during the additional 42 years since then This is wh...

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