The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre
First EditionBarbara B. Diefendorf©2009
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Focused on the origins and aftermath of the most notorious episode in France's sixteenth century civil and religious wars, The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre provides a rich array of sources on the conflict, from royal edicts, to eyewitness accounts, to paintings, and engravings. The assortment of material allows you to closely explore the massacre itself in addition to the nature of church-state relations, the moral responsibility of secular and religious authorities, and the origins and consequences of religious persecution and intolerance in this period.
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