Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Blood and Violence in Early Modern France French manners and civility were the model for European civilization while feud is associated with backward societies Yet in France thousands of men died in duels in which the supposed rules of honou

  • Title: Blood and Violence in Early Modern France
  • Author: Stuart Carroll
  • ISBN: 9780199290451
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Hardcover
  • French manners and civility were the model for European civilization, while feud is associated with backward societies Yet in France thousands of men died in duels in which the supposed rules of honour were regularly flouted In this detailed and original book Stuart Carroll explores the nature of vengeance and reveals the dark side of Renaissance civilization.

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