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Pierre de L'Estoile and his world in the wars of religion, 1546-1611

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Pierre de L'Estoile (1546-1611) kept an extraordinary diary and collection in Paris during the Wars of Religion, recording everything from high-political scandals to low-life criminality during this crucial turning point in early modern history. The first extensive study of L'Estoile in any language, this thesis demonstrates how he negotiated and commemorated the conflicts that divided France as he engaged creatively with the rumours, ephemeral prints, poems, pictures, and books that he as...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-01-08

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