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Published: 08 December 2016

488 Pages | 50 illus.


ISBN: 9780190241315

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Facing the Revocation

Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

  • Revises interpretations of Huguenot responses to the criminalization of Protestantism in France and of the nature of Louis XIV's persecuting state.
  • A model of family history that connects national political activity to individual and family experiences.
  • Highlights the role of women in French inheritance law.
  • Uses family history to connect top-down political action to ground-up experiences of the individual and the family.