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Gisors, market town, Eure departe- ment, Haute-Normandie region, northwestern
France. It lies in the valley of the Epte River, northwest of Paris and southwest of
Beauvais. Dominated by an 11th- and 12th- century castle built by the kings of ...
ment, a post he held until his retirement in 1952. He became a naturalized U.S.
citizen in 1944. At Harvard he introduced the Bauhaus philosophy of design into
the curriculum, although he was unable to implement workshop training. He was
He became a Democrat, and in the revolutionary Vorparlament (Preparlia- ment)
he attempted to turn that body into a permanent revolutionary peoples' committee
(1848), demanding the elimination of the monarchies. When the assembly ...
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