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

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

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by T. C. W. Blanning, William Beik, Mack P. Holt
 

ISBN-10: 052183872X

ISBN-13: 9780521838726

Pub. Date: 10/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Drawing on the latest Reformation scholarship, this text presents a new analysis of the French wars of religion. It argues that religious tension was just as important to the outcome, as the political aspirations of the court's aristocratic factions or any underlying socio-economic tensions.

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Drawing on the latest Reformation scholarship, this text presents a new analysis of the French wars of religion. It argues that religious tension was just as important to the outcome, as the political aspirations of the court's aristocratic factions or any underlying socio-economic tensions.

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
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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