The Trial of Madame Caillaux / Edition 1

The Trial of Madame Caillaux / Edition 1

by Edward Berenson
     
 


"What a pleasure it is to read a book by a gifted writer whose exhaustive research results in such thought-provoking insights."—Deirdre Bair, author of Simone de Beauvoir: A BiographySee more details below

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"What a pleasure it is to read a book by a gifted writer whose exhaustive research results in such thought-provoking insights."—Deirdre Bair, author of Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography

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

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Prologue1
1Henriette Caillaux and the Crime of Passion13
2Joseph Caillaux: The Politics of Personality43
3Henriette Caillaux: Femininity, Feminism, and the Real Woman89
4Berthe Gueydan: The Politics of Divorce133
5Judge Albanel: Masculinity, Honor, and the Duel169
6Gaston Calmette: The Power and Venality of the Press208
Epilogue240
Notes249
Index293

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