The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) (Paperback)

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Offering a rich array of sources on the conflict, St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre chronicles the most notorious episode in France's sixteenth century civil and religious wars, enabling you to explore not only the massacre, but church-state relations, the moral responsibility of secular and religious authorities, and the origins and consequences of religious persecution and intolerance in this period.

About the Author


Barbara B. Diefendorf (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor of history at Boston University. Her book From Penitence to Charity: Pious Women and the Catholic Reformation in Paris (2004) won the American Historical Association s J. Russell Major Prize for the best book in French History. She is also the author of Beneath the Cross: Catholics and Huguenots in Sixteenth-Century Paris (1991), which was awarded the New England Historical Association and National Huguenot Association Book Prizes, and Paris City Councillors: The Politics of Patrimony (1983). She has held fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Camargo Foundation."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780312413606
ISBN-10: 0312413602
Publisher: Bedford Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2008
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Bedford Series in History & Culture (Paperback)