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Indian lands: last episodes (Arte)

Indian lands: last episodes (Arte)

Arte is showing the last two episodes of the excellent series "Indian Lands" this evening at 8:40 pm. The first is dedicated to the Apache chief Geronimo. He was, along with Cochise and Sitting Bull, one of the last great figures of Indian resistance. The last episode chronicles the "incident" at Wounded Knee.

The Pillars of the Earth, historical novel by Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth, historical novel by Ken Follett

Once upon a time, there was a time for cathedrals. The Pillars of the Earth invites us to discover the extraordinary construction of one of them as we immerse ourselves in 12th century England beset by wars, famines and incessant power struggles. Welsh writer Ken Follett, considered one of the masters of suspense, offers us here a great romantic and historical fresco in the heart of the Middle Ages.

Secrets of History: Sarah Bernhardt

Secrets of History: Sarah Bernhardt

In this unpublished issue of Secrets d & 39; Histoire, Stéphane Bern will take us, from the Paris of the Belle Epoque to Belle-Ile in Brittany, in the footsteps of the first sacred monster, real queen of 1900, Sarah Bernhardt. Huge actress, muse of the greatest artists of her time, those of Art Nouveau, the divine, as she is nicknamed, is also an extravagant ready for all the follies like sleeping in a coffin or collecting wild animals that frighten the all of Paris.

The island of Saint Helena needs patrons

The island of Saint Helena needs patrons

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, was exiled to Saint Helena where he landed in October 1815. He set up a mock class with his few companions in misfortune, under the close supervision of the United Kingdom which consecrated 2,000 soldiers and 500 sailors under the command of Hudson Lowe to ensure his surveillance.

Evian Accords and end of the Algerian war (1962)

Evian Accords and end of the Algerian war (1962)

On March 18, 1962, the agreements were signed in Evian which will put an end to this war which does not speak its name, the war in Algeria. Representatives of the GPRA and the French government agree to put in place an immediate ceasefire (effective March 19). The Evian accords also include political and military clauses, which open up the possibility of self-determination for Algeria.

The Montmorency (Daniel Dessert)

The Montmorency (Daniel Dessert)

Flammarion & 39; s "Au fil de l & 39; histoire" collection is enriched with a new opus dedicated to Montmorency which will especially satisfy genealogy enthusiasts of large families. The Montmorency family are one of the most illustrious families of the French nobility of which the Constable Anne de Montmorency is only the best known representative.