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Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 8 "France" to "Francis Joseph I."   By:

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Transcriber's notes:

(1) Numbers following letters (without space) like C2 were originally printed in subscript. Letter subscripts are preceded by an underscore, like C n.

(2) Characters following a carat (^) were printed in superscript.

(3) Side notes were relocated to function as titles of their respective paragraphs.

(4) Macrons and breves above letters and dots below letters were not inserted.

(5) The following typographical errors have been corrected:

ARTICLE France: "The importance of their commercial relations was brought into relief as though it were a new fact." 'commercial' amended from 'commerical'.

ARTICLE France: "The revenues of the Carolingian monarch (which are no longer identical with the finances of the state) consisted chiefly in the produce of the royal lands (villae), ..." 'identical' amended from 'indentical'.

ARTICLE France: "The most salient features of feudal succession were the right of primogeniture and the preference given to heirs male ..." 'preference' amended from 'perference'.

ARTICLE France: "The law of the 15th of March 1850 established the liberty of secondary education, but it conferred certain privileges on the Catholic clergy, a clear sign of the spirit of social conservatism which was the leading motive for its enactment... Continue reading book >>

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