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Tatyana V. Bakhmetyeva - Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France - 9780875807379 - V9780875807379
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Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France

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Description for Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France paperback. Num Pages: 420 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; BGH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 476.

Sofia Petrovna Svechina (1782–1857), better known as Madame Sophie Swetchine, was the hostess of a famous nineteenth-century Parisian salon. A Russian émigré, Svechina moved to France with her husband in 1816. She had recently converted to Roman Catholicism, and the salon she opened acquired a distinctly religious character. It quickly became one of the most popular salons in Paris and was a meeting place for the French intellectual Catholic elite and members of the Liberal Catholic movement. As a salonniére, Svechina developed close friendships with some of the most noted public figures in the Liberal Catholic movement. Her involvement with ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Northern Illinois University Press United States
Number of pages
420
Condition
New
Number of Pages
420
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780875807379
SKU
V9780875807379
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About Tatyana V. Bakhmetyeva
Tatyana V. Bakhmetyeva is a lecturer at the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies at the University of Rochester.

Reviews for Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France
The book is strongly recommended as a comprehensive account of Sofia Svechina and of Catholicism in early nineteenth-century Russia and in the ensuing decades in France.
The Catholic Historical Review
Tatyana Bakhmetyeva's fascinating and well-documented book chronicles the life of Russian noblewoman Sofia Svechina... But this study is much more than a narrative of Svechina's life. Through the ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Mother of the Church: Sofia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France


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