The Newberry Library in Chicago is currently presenting an exhibition on “Ballistics and Politics: Military Architecture Books at the Newberry.”
The exhibition includes fortifications treatises, city plans, siege views, and related maps and documents from the early modern period. Some of the items featured in the exhibition relate directly to the French Wars of Religion, the European Wars of Religion, and the Wars of Louis XIV.
The exhibition is on view until 29 October 2011.
For information on the exhibition, see the “Ballistics and Politics: Military Architecture Books at the Newberry” digital exhibition site at the Newberry Library website.
Students in HIST 311 Early Modern France, 1500-1789, HIST 414 European Wars of Religion, and graduate students at Northern Illinois University will be interested in this exhibition.