The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629 / Edition 2

The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629 / Edition 2

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by Mack P. Holt
     
 

This is the 2005 second edition of a comprehensive study of the French wars of religion.See more details below

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This is the 2005 second edition of a comprehensive study of the French wars of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521838726
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2005
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #36
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
1,459,430
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronological table of events; 1. Prologue: Gallicanism and reform in the sixteenth century; 2. 'The beginning of a tragedy': the early wars of religion, 1562–70; 3. Popular disorder and religious tensions: the making of a massacre, 1570–4; 4. The rhetoric of resistance: the unmaking of the body politic, 1574–84; 5. Godly warriors: the crisis of the league, 1584–93; 6. Henry IV and the edict of Nantes: the remaking of Gallicanism; 7. Epilogue: the last war of religion, 1610–29; 8. Conclusions: economic impact, social change and absolutism; Short biographies; Genealogical charts; Suggestions for further reading.

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