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The Camisard Uprising: War and Religion in the Cevennes

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Description for The Camisard Uprising: War and Religion in the Cevennes Paperback. History of Camisard Uprising in 18thc France Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JF; HBJD; HBLL; HBTV; JPWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 500.
Protestant numbers in France fell from ten per cent of the population in 1598, when Henri IV gave protection by the Edict of Nantes, to a persecuted two per cent in 1700 following its revocation in 1685 by Louis XIV. The destruction of Protestantism in France succeeded best in the cities where Huguenots were vulnerable and could only remain faithful to their beliefs in secret; but in the mountains of the Cevennes in Languedoc there were hidden sites for unlawful religious assemblies, isolated villages and farms, and a people of Celtic origin passionately devoted to their form of Christianity with ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781909930209
SKU
V9781909930209
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About David Crackanthorpe
DAVID CRACKANTHORPE lived for thirty-five years in the foothills of the Cevennes or in Nimes where he wrote his novel Stolen Marches about resistance in the region during the Second World War.

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