Catel et Bocquet retracent le destin de la fascinante Joséphine Baker dans un magnifique roman (bio)graphique tout en noir et blanc. En 500 pages, les auteurs nous dévoilent toutes les facettes de cette femme emplie de convictions : muse de nombreux artistes, militante contre la ségrégation raciale, agent du contre-espionnage de la France Libre, mère adoptive d’une douzaine d’enfants venus d’horizons divers… elle était décidément bien plus qu’une danseuse de cabaret affublée d’une ceinture de bananes...
On 6th April 1453, the city of Constantinople was attacked by Mehmet II, who wanted to put an end to the Christian stronghold in the East. The Byzantine Empire, which was already declining, did all they could to resist the onslaught but after 50 days of attack and bombardment, Constantinople finally fell.
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. Understand the historical, political and social context of the time that led to the fall of Constantinople
. Identify the two forces present in the battle and why they were part of the conflict
. Analyze the outcome of the battle and how this led to the end of the Byzantine Empire and the golden age of the Ottomans
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