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French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629

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ISBN-10: 0521547504

ISBN-13: 9780521547505

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Mack P. Holt, William Beik, T. C. W. Blanning, Brendan Simms

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This book is an accessible and comprehensive study of the French wars of religion, designed specifically for undergraduate students.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

WILLIAM MULLIGANnbsp; is Lecturer in Modern History at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is the author of The Making of the Modern German Army: General Walther Reinhardt and the Weimar Republic (2005) and The Origins of the First World War (2010). nbsp; BRENDAN SIMMSnbsp; is Professor of the History of European International Relations, University of Cambridge, UK. He is the author of several works on geopolitics such as The Impact of Napoleon (1997), The Struggle for Mastery in Germany (1998), Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (2001) and Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire (2007)

Chronological table of events
Prologue: Gallicanism and reform in the sixteenth century
'The beginning of a tragedy': the early wars of religion, 1562-1570
Popular disorder and religious tensions: the making of a massacre, 1570-1574
The rhetoric of resistance: the unmaking of the body politic, 1574-1584
Godly warriors: the crisis of the league, 1584-1593
Henry IV and the edict of Nantes: the remaking of Gallicanism
Epilogue: the last war of religion, 1610-1629
Conclusions: economic impact, social change and absolutism
Short biographies
Genealogical charts
Suggestions for further reading