Ritual and Violence: Natalie Zemon Davis and Early Modern France by Graeme Murdock

Ritual and Violence: Natalie Zemon Davis and Early Modern France

EditorGraeme Murdock, Penny Roberts, Andrew Spicer

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This collection of essays, edited by Graeme Murdock, Penny Roberts, and Andrew Spicer, developed from a one-day conference "Religion and Violence in Early Modern France: The Work of Natalie Zemon Davis" which was held in June 2008 at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. Five of thepapers published here were initially delivered on that occasion, but the conference also sought to learn from the differing perspectives of violence outside sixteenth-century France. This concern is also reflected in this collection, which seeks to offer new insights and approaches to therelationship and significance of religion and violence as well as paying tribute to the immense contribution made in this field by the writings of Natalie Zemon Davis.

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Graeme Murdock is a Lecturer in Modern History at University of Birmingham.

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Title:Ritual and Violence: Natalie Zemon Davis and Early Modern FranceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.43 × 5.39 × 0.64 inPublished:April 8, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Natalie Zemon Davis: Writing "The Rites of Violence" and AfterwardBarbara B. Diefendorf: Rites of Repair: Restoring Community in the French Religious WarsMack P. Holt: Religious Violence in Sixteenth-Century France: Moving Beyond Pollution and PurificationPenny Roberts: Peace, Ritual, and Sexual Violence during the Religious WarsAllan A. Tulchin: Massacres during the French Wars of ReligionStuart Carroll: The Rights of ViolencePhilip Benedict: Profits in Arms? Ministers in War, Minsters on War: France, 1562-74Sara Beam: Rites of Torture in Reformation GenevaDenis Crouzet (Trans. Philippa Woodcock): From Christ-like King to Antichristian Tyrant: A First Crisis of the Monarchical Image at the Time of Francis INeil Cox and Mark Greengrass: Painting Power: Antoine Caron's Massacres of the TriumvirateGraeme Murdock and Andrew Spicer: Afterword