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The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre : the Mysteries of a Crime of State

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The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre : the Mysteries of a Crime of State
Title
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre
Title remainder
the Mysteries of a Crime of State
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
On 18 August 1572, Paris hosted the lavish wedding of Marguerite de Valois and Henri de Navarre, which was designed to seal the reconciliation of France's Catholics and Protestants. Only six days later, the execution of the Protestant leaders on the orders of the king's council unleashed a vast massacre by Catholics of thousands of Protestants in Paris and elsewhere. Why was the celebration of concord followed so quickly by such unrestrained carnage? Arlette Jouanna's new reading of the most notorious massacre in early modern European history rejects most of the established accounts, especiall
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EBLCP
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Jouanna, Arlette
Dewey number
944.029
Index
no index present
LC call number
DC118.J683 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Bergin, Joseph
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  • Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of, France, 1572
  • France
  • France
Label
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre : the Mysteries of a Crime of State
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • THE SAINT BARTHOLOMEW'S DAY MASSACRE: THE MYSTERIES OF A CRIME OF STATE (24 AUGUST 1572); Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; CONTENTS; TRANSLATOR'S NOTE; AUTHOR'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; GLOSSARY OF FRENCH TERMS; INTRODUCTION: THE ENIGMAS OF SAINT BARTHOLOMEW'S DAY; PART I: THE FRAGILITY OF CONCORD; 1. TRIAL BY SUSPICION: THE PEACE OF 1570; 2. POLITICS MATRIMONIAL AND INTERNATIONAL; 3. THE ASSAULT ON PEACE; PART II: SWORD OF GOD, SWORD OF THE KING; 4. SURGICAL STRIKE; 5. CATHOLIC FURIES; 6. THE KING'S TRUTH, REASON OF THE STATE; PART III: CLARIFICATIONS AND RESPONSES
  • 7. PROTESTANT MISFORTUNE IN BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE8. POLITICAL READINGS OF THE FRENCH TRAGEDY; 9. THE KING'S DEATH, OR THEMEANING OF A MASSACRE REVEALED; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX: SOCIO-PROFESSIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE MASSACRE VICTIMS ACCORDING TO LISTS IN PROTESTANT SOURCES; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
960165953
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526112194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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manchesteruniversitypress9088
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960165953
Label
The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre : the Mysteries of a Crime of State
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • THE SAINT BARTHOLOMEW'S DAY MASSACRE: THE MYSTERIES OF A CRIME OF STATE (24 AUGUST 1572); Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; CONTENTS; TRANSLATOR'S NOTE; AUTHOR'S ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; GLOSSARY OF FRENCH TERMS; INTRODUCTION: THE ENIGMAS OF SAINT BARTHOLOMEW'S DAY; PART I: THE FRAGILITY OF CONCORD; 1. TRIAL BY SUSPICION: THE PEACE OF 1570; 2. POLITICS MATRIMONIAL AND INTERNATIONAL; 3. THE ASSAULT ON PEACE; PART II: SWORD OF GOD, SWORD OF THE KING; 4. SURGICAL STRIKE; 5. CATHOLIC FURIES; 6. THE KING'S TRUTH, REASON OF THE STATE; PART III: CLARIFICATIONS AND RESPONSES
  • 7. PROTESTANT MISFORTUNE IN BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE8. POLITICAL READINGS OF THE FRENCH TRAGEDY; 9. THE KING'S DEATH, OR THEMEANING OF A MASSACRE REVEALED; CONCLUSION; APPENDIX: SOCIO-PROFESSIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE MASSACRE VICTIMS ACCORDING TO LISTS IN PROTESTANT SOURCES; SOURCES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
960165953
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781526112194
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
manchesteruniversitypress9088
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)960165953

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