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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 35.33
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 der Wörter »ami« und »amitié«... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 35.33
Die Protestanten in Frankreich wurden Hugenotten genannt und über Jahrhunderte verfolgt. Dies beeinflusste ihr diakonisches Engagement im Bereich der Armen- und Krankenfürsorge, das zugleich die Überlebensstrategie einer Minderheit darstellte. Zu dem spezifisch ausgeprägten Modell hugenottischer Gemeindediakonie des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts gehörten... 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...
- Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Queen of France, Catherine de' Medici would do anything to keep her family in power, including using poison and black magic. A nation-wide killing spree during her rule earned her the name, The Black Queen. But was she really that bad? Gorgeous illustrations and an intelligent, evocative story bring to life a real dastardly dame who fought to keep... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Catherine de' Medici (1519-89) was the wife of one king of France and the mother of three more - the last, sorry representatives of the Valois, who had ruled France since 1328. She herself is of preeminent importance to French history, and one of the most controversial of all historical figures. Despised until she was powerful enough to be hated,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95
The French Wars of Religion tore the country apart for almost fifty years. They were also part of the wider religious conflict between Catholics and Protestants which raged across Europe during the 16th century. This new study, by a major authority on French history, explores the impact of these wars and sets them in their full European context. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.99
First published in 1984, Professor Knecht's study quickly established itself as the best short account of the period. The reigns of Francis I and Henry II, spanning the first half of the sixteenth century, are one of the most colourful and formative periods of French history. In addition to examining the nature and effectiveness of their reigns, Professor... more...