Strange Revelations Magic, Poison, and Sacrilege in Louis XIV's France

ISBN-10: 0271029161
ISBN-13: 9780271029160
Edition: 2006
List price: $30.95 Buy it from $9.32
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people--including Louis XIV's official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles at  More...

Used Starting from $21.79
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Terminology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Medical Math Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Medical Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 1/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

The Affair of the Poisons was the greatest court scandal of the seventeenth century. From 1679 to 1682 the French crown investigated more than 400 people--including Louis XIV's official mistress and members of the highest-ranking circles at court--for sensational crimes. In

Lynn Wood Mollenauer is Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Investigating the Affair of the Poisons, 1676-1682
Medea and the Marquise: Understanding the Crime of Poison in Seventeenth-Century France
The Criminal Magical Underworld of Paris
The Renegade Priests of Paris and the Amatory Mass
The Magic of Mistresses at the Court of Louis XIV
Conclusion: The End of Magic?
Notes
Bibliography
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×