The project

Historical introduction

Behind the political confrontations, there are always exchanges and interactions because, contrary to the some assertions, the East and the West are bound to meet constantly...

Henry Laurens, professor at the Collège de France, chair of the Modern History of the Arab World
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The scientific advisory board

Twenty members sit on this council, which is tasked with examining, validating and assessing the scientific content on the website.

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As the mirror of humankind, the world's documentary heritage that the BnF and eight other libraries bring together on this website paves the way for our common future. 

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Our sponsors
They support the project.
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The contributors

Des spécialistes reconnus dans leurs domaines.

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The team members

Twenty-four professionals have helped to bring this website to fruition.

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The works recommended by our contributors

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