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Published: 06 August 2020

330 Pages | 12 black and white maps


ISBN: 9780198797463

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The Cardinal, the Prince, and the Crisis of the 'Fronde'

David Parrott

  • Offers a radical new presentation of the French civil war, and the unfolding events of 1652
  • Challenges interpretations of the character and motivations of Cardinal Mazarin and his rival and nemesis, the Prince de Condé
  • Provides a detailed case-study showing how warfare has a devastating impact on fragile and climate-dependent early modern agrarian economies