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- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 54.80
Hauptbeschreibung Tausende Hugenotten flüchteten im 16. und späten 17. Jahrhundert vor der Verfolgung in Frankreich. Susanne Lachenicht untersucht für Brandenburg-Preußen, England, Irland und die englischen Kolonien die Asyl- und Aufnahmepolitik frühneuzeitlicher Staaten und die Integration der "Franzosen" in der neuen Heimat. Ihre Ergebnisse liefern... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 57.09
Hauptbeschreibung Welche Rolle spielt Freundschaft in der Welt des französischen Adels im siebzehnten Jahrhundert und insbesondere in der politischen Dynamik am Hof? Diese Frage nimmt Christian Kühner in diesem Band in den Blick. Gestützt auf Briefe und Memoiren stellt er verschiedene Dimensionen der Freundschaft vor. Neben der Semantik... more...
- Goosebottom Books 2011; US$ 14.95
This series of historical accounts profiles strong women who took extraordinary measures to achieve and maintain power—including murder, deception, and black magic—examining the women?s reputations in the context of their eras. Just how wicked were they? The books allow readers to decide for themselves if these infamous ladies were indeed heartless... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 54.99
Sister to the king of France, queen of Navarre, gifted writer, religious reformer, and patron of the arts?in her many roles, Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) was one of the most important figures of the French Renaissance. In this, the first major biography in English, Patricia F. Cholakian and Rouben C. Cholakian draw on her writings to provide... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 164.99
A major scholarly re-evaluation of the central period in the French 'wars of religion', concentrating on the reactions of France's governing groups to these wars and drawing extensively on sources not hitherto examined to illuminate the sense of crisis that existed among the French governing elite at this time. - ;The French kingdom dissolved... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 95.00
Virgil's works, principally the Bucolics , the Georgics , and above all the Aeneid , were frequently read, translated and rewritten by authors of the French Renaissance. The contributors to this volume show how readers and writers entered into a dialogue with the texts, using them to grapple with such difficult questions as authorial, political... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
This study explores the theory and practice of authority during the later sixteenth century, in the religious culture and political institutions of the city of Nantes, where the religious wars traditionally came to an end with the great Edict of 1598. The Wars of Religion witnessed serious challenges to the authority of the last Valois kings of France.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Through a wide-ranging and close analysis of archival sources, this book re-evaluates both the role of royal authority and of local agency in the French religious wars in the lead up to the Edict of Nantes of 1598. Drawing on extensive research, it provides a new perspective on the political, religious, social and cultural history... more...