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The Trial of Madame Caillaux / Edition 1
     

The Trial of Madame Caillaux / Edition 1

by Edward Berenson
 

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ISBN-10: 0520084284

ISBN-13: 9780520084285

Pub. Date: 12/15/1993

Publisher: University of California Press

Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in March 1914, on the eve of World War I. In analyzing this momentous event, Berenson draws a fascinating portrait of Belle Epoque politics and culture.

Overview

Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in March 1914, on the eve of World War I. In analyzing this momentous event, Berenson draws a fascinating portrait of Belle Epoque politics and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520084285
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/15/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Illustrations, ix,
Acknowledgments, xi,
Prologue, i,
1. Henriette Caillaux and the Crime of Passion, 13,
2. Joseph Caillaux: The Politics of Personality, 43,
3. Henriette Caillaux: Femininity, Feminism, and the Real Woman, 89,
4. Berthe Gueydan: The Politics of Divorce, 133,
5. Judge Albanel: Masculinity, Honor, and the Duel, 169,
6. Gaston Calmette: The Power and Venality of the Press, 208,
Epilogue, 240,
Notes, 249,
Index, 293,

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