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Download PDF by Jacques Darras, Daniel Snowman: Beyond the Tunnel of History: A revised and Expanded Version

By Jacques Darras, Daniel Snowman

ISBN-10: 0333533283

ISBN-13: 9780333533284

ISBN-10: 1349206903

ISBN-13: 9781349206902

A revised and increased model of the 1989 BBC Reith lectures. different paintings by means of the writer comprises "Arpentage de l. a. poesie contemporaine", and "Conrad and the West". different paintings via the editor comprises "America considering the fact that 1920" and "Kissing cousins: an interpretation of British and American culture".

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The little cells of land called dipartements, for example, each with a central town called a chef-lieu that could be reached within a single day from its outer limits by anybody, peasant or bourgeois or nobleman, riding a horse. These clear spatial images are already becoming blurred, or at least less useful, with the onset of new rapid means of communication, and this process will merely be further emphasised by the opening of the Tunnel. What is being eroded, therefore, is nothing less than the imposition of an eighteenth-century Enlightenment rationality upon the spaces we inhabit.

I watched these newly motorised people with the privilege of mobility and I wanted to join them. Freedom is never genuine without the right and the opportunity to move about freely. Countries that prevent or restrict their citizens from moving in and out cannot be said to be truly free. I was already developing this notion of freedom as a child, watching by the side of the road, dreaming all the time of extending my personal freedom. If they could come to France so easily, when would I be able to go to Britain?

We are in the historical home of those rich, red Burgundy wines with deep poetic names such as Nuits St Georges or Vosne-Romanee, and the cooks at the court of Burgundy were highly trained in the subtle art of creating wine-based sauces. There is a word in French, le liant, which dictionaries translate as suppleness or pliability. The liant is the 'X' factor which makes that rich Burgundian sauce cohere, which literally 'links up' its various ingredients to make it flow so beautifully and smoothly.

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