Portraits from the French Renaissance and the Wars of Religion
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Published by Truman State University Press in Kirksville, Mo .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementAndré Thevet ; translated by Edward Benson ; edited with introduction and notes by Roger Schlesinger ; foreword by T.K. Rabb
SeriesEarly modern studies -- 3, Early modern studies series -- 3.
ContributionsBenson, Edward, Schlesinger, Roger, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT1010 .T48 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24462296M
ISBN 101931112983
ISBN 109781931112987
LC Control Number2009039072
OCLC/WorldCa428023339

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Portraits from the French Renaissance and the Wars of Religion André Thevet, Translated by Edward Benson, and Edited by Roger Schlesinger “Benson and Schlesinger’s book offers a richness on many levels. There is a broad historical survey to introduce Thevet and his portraits in their historical context. Portraits from the and the French Renaissance Wars of Religion ANDRÉ THEVET translated by EDWARD BENSON edited with introduction and notes by ROGER SCHLESINGER foreword by T. K. RABB Early Modern Studies 3. This book is a new edition of Mack P. Holt's classic study of the French religious wars of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Drawing on the scholarship of social and cultural historians of the Reformation, it shows how religion infused both politics and the socio-economic tensions of the period to produce a long extended civil by: Portraits from the French Renaissance and the Wars of Religion. Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: André Thevet; Edward Benson; Roger Schlesinger.

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