Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 December 2007

448 Pages | 2 maps

ISBN: 9780199214907

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Governing Passions

Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Mark Greengrass

  • Brings together literary, political-thought, and historical understandings of the period for the first time
  • Presents a new appraisal of the crucial and little-understood reign of Henri III - indicating how the French kingdom might have emerged very differently in the early seventeenth century
  • First ever extensive analysis of the important debates at the Estates General of Blois (1576-7) and the Assembly of Notables at Saint-Germain-en-Laye of 1583-4