Haute protection

Titre : Haute protection
Auteur : Philippe Durant
Éditeur : Nouveau Monde éditions
ISBN-13 : 9782365839303
Libération : 2014-02-20T00:00:00+01:00

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Les attentats contre de Gaulle, les coulisses des voyages de François Mitterrand, le suicide de Pierre Bérégovoy, le caillassage de Lionel Jospin, les mésaventures de Jacques Chirac en Afrique, les tensions avec le Secret Service américain, l’« évacuation » du couple Sarkozy en Israël, les arcanes des sommets internationaux, un secrétaire d’État pris dans une fusillade, un ministre tenu en joue dans un aéroport, une voiture suicide... Autant d’événements racontés pour la première fois par ceux qui les ont vécus. Créé en 1934, à la suite de l’assassinat du roi Alexandre Ier à Marseille, le Service des Voyages officiels s’est considérablement développé, jusqu’à devenir l’actuel Service de la Protection (SDLP), considéré comme l’un des meilleurs du monde. Ce livre relate les grandes étapes de cette évolution. Il détaille le passage d’une protection rapprochée un peu sommaire à une organisation parfaitement huilée. Tout en évoquant les progrès techniques et technologiques, il s’attache à l’aspect humain, aux hommes de terrain, face aux grands, et aux moins grands, de ce monde, face aux incidents de dernière minute, face au danger. Surprenantes, amusantes, tragiques, mais toujours instructives, de nombreuses anecdotes pour la plupart totalement inédites – émaillent cet ouvrage. Entrez dans les coulisses de la protection des « puissants » qui n’ont pas de secrets pour leurs officiers de sécurité.

Leben im Ausnahmezustand

Titre : Leben im Ausnahmezustand
Auteur : Maren Richter
Éditeur : Campus Verlag
ISBN-13 : 9783593500850
Libération : 2014-04-10

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1977 ermordeten Terroristen der RAF den Generalbundesanwalt Siegfried Buback, den Vorstandssprecher der Dresdner Bank Jürgen Ponto und den Arbeitgeberpräsidenten Hanns-Martin Schleyer. Die Bedrohung durch diese Attentate stellte die deutschen Sicherheitsbehörden damals vor völlig neue Herausforderungen beim Schutz der höchsten Repräsentanten des Staates. Das Bundeskriminalamt, geleitet von Horst Herold, entwickelte daher neue, professionellere Personenschutzkonzepte. In dieser umfangreichen Zeitzeugenstudie, in der mit Helmut Schmidt, Gerhart Baum, Hans-Jochen Vogel oder Roman Herzog hochrangige Vertreter der damaligen politischen Elite zu Wort kommen, fragt die Autorin, wie die Politiker und ihre Familien mit dem ständigen Personenschutz umgingen, dessen rechtliche und institutionelle Grundlagen in den 1970er-Jahren entstanden. Welcher emotionale Habitus bestimmte ihren Umgang mit der Bedrohung? Wie veränderte sich ihr Verhalten im öffentlichen und privaten Raum? Beeinflussten Unsicherheit und Angst ihr politisches Handeln?

Collapse

Titre : Collapse
Auteur : Jared Diamond
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 1101502002
Libération : 2011-01-04

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In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the world, but some found solutions and persisted. As in Guns, Germs, and Steel, Diamond traces the fundamental pattern of catastrophe, and weaves an all-encompassing global thesis through a series of fascinating historical-cultural narratives. Collapse moves from the Polynesian cultures on Easter Island to the flourishing American civilizations of the Anasazi and the Maya and finally to the doomed Viking colony on Greenland. Similar problems face us today and have already brought disaster to Rwanda and Haiti, even as China and Australia are trying to cope in innovative ways. Despite our own society’s apparently inexhaustible wealth and unrivaled political power, ominous warning signs have begun to emerge even in ecologically robust areas like Montana. Brilliant, illuminating, and immensely absorbing, Collapse is destined to take its place as one of the essential books of our time, raising the urgent question: How can our world best avoid committing ecological suicide? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

Titre : Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UVA:X002167096
Libération : 1871

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The History of a Crime

Titre : The History of a Crime
Auteur : Victor Hugo
Éditeur : 谷月社
ISBN-13 :
Libération : 2015-12-29

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On December 1, 1851, Charras[1] shrugged his shoulder and unloaded his pistols. In truth, the belief in the possibility of a coup d'état had become humiliating. The supposition of such illegal violence on the part of M. Louis Bonaparte vanished upon serious consideration. The great question of the day was manifestly the Devincq election; it was clear that the Government was only thinking of that matter. As to a conspiracy against the Republic and against the People, how could any one premeditate such a plot? Where was the man capable of entertaining such a dream? For a tragedy there must be an actor, and here assuredly the actor was wanting. To outrage Right, to suppress the Assembly, to abolish the Constitution, to strangle the Republic, to overthrow the Nation, to sully the Flag, to dishonor the Army, to suborn the Clergy and the Magistracy, to succeed, to triumph, to govern, to administer, to exile, to banish, to transport, to ruin, to assassinate, to reign, with such complicities that the law at last resembles a foul bed of corruption. What! All these enormities were to be committed! And by whom? By a Colossus? No, by a dwarf. People laughed at the notion. They no longer said "What a crime!" but "What a farce!" For after all they reflected; heinous crimes require stature. Certain crimes are too lofty for certain hands. A man who would achieve an 18th Brumaire must have Arcola in his past and Austerlitz in his future. The art of becoming a great scoundrel is not accorded to the first comer. People said to themselves, Who is this son of Hortense? He has Strasbourg behind him instead of Arcola, and Boulogne in place of Austerlitz. He is a Frenchman, born a Dutchman, and naturalized a Swiss; he is a Bonaparte crossed with a Verhuell; he is only celebrated for the ludicrousness of his imperial attitude, and he who would pluck a feather from his eagle would risk finding a goose's quill in his hand. This Bonaparte does not pass currency in the array, he is a counterfeit image less of gold than of lead, and assuredly French soldiers will not give us the change for this false Napoleon in rebellion, in atrocities, in massacres, in outrages, in treason. If he should attempt roguery it would miscarry. Not a regiment would stir. Besides, why should he make such an attempt? Doubtless he has his suspicious side, but why suppose him an absolute villain? Such extreme outrages are beyond him; he is incapable of them physically, why judge him capable of them morally? Has he not pledged honor? Has he not said, "No one in Europe doubts my word?" Let us fear nothing. To this could be answered, Crimes are committed either on a grand or on a mean scale. In the first category there is Caesar; in the second there is Mandrin. Caesar passes the Rubicon, Mandrin bestrides the gutter. But wise men interposed, "Are we not prejudiced by offensive conjectures? This man has been exiled and unfortunate. Exile enlightens, misfortune corrects."

Napoleon Le Petit

Titre : Napoleon Le Petit
Auteur : Victor Hugo
Éditeur : CreateSpace
ISBN-13 : 1514356724
Libération : 2015-06-15

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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

The Wandering Who

Titre : The Wandering Who
Auteur : Gilad Atzmon
Éditeur : John Hunt Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781846948763
Libération : 2011-09-30

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An investigation of Jewish identity politics and Jewish contemporary ideology using both popular culture and scholarly texts. Jewish identity is tied up with some of the most difficult and contentious issues of today. The purpose in this book is to open many of these issues up for discussion. Since Israel defines itself openly as the ‘Jewish State’, we should ask what the notions of ’Judaism’, ‘Jewishness’, ‘Jewish culture’ and ‘Jewish ideology’ stand for. Gilad examines the tribal aspects embedded in Jewish secular discourse, both Zionist and anti Zionist; the ‘holocaust religion’; the meaning of ‘history’ and ‘time’ within the Jewish political discourse; the anti-Gentile ideologies entangled within different forms of secular Jewish political discourse and even within the Jewish left. He questions what it is that leads Diaspora Jews to identify themselves with Israel and affiliate with its politics. The devastating state of our world affairs raises an immediate demand for a conceptual shift in our intellectual and philosophical attitude towards politics, identity politics and history.

Cliges

Titre : Cliges
Auteur : Chrétien (de Troyes)
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 0300070217
Libération : 1997

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Cliges tells the story of the unhappy Fenice, trapped in a marriage of constraint to the emperor of Constantinople. She feigns death, then awakes to a new, happy life with her lover. Raffel brings Chretien's most artful Arthurian romance to the modern English reader in a new poetic translation.

Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism The anti monarchical conspiracy

Titre : Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism The anti monarchical conspiracy
Auteur : abbé Barruel
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : NYPL:33433071355568
Libération : 1799

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abbé Barruel A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism The anti monarchical conspiracy Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Democracy and the Global Order

Titre : Democracy and the Global Order
Auteur : David Held
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9780745667157
Libération : 2013-04-23

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This book provides a highly original account of the changing meaning of democracy in the contemporary world, offering both an historical and philosophical analysis of the nature and prospects of democracy today.