Category Archives: Languedoc and Southern France

Warrior Pursuits in Paperback

I am happy to report that Warrior Pursuits: Noble Culture and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France (Johns Hopkins University Press) has been released in paperback! Advertisements

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New Evidence on Mediterranean Diets

Mediterranean diets are routinely cited as especially healthy by culinary and health enthusiasts. Scientific evidence to support such claims has gradually been accumulating, although often supporting on certain components of Mediterranean foods. Indeed, definitions of a “Mediterranean diet” vary widely. … Continue reading

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New Research on the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean Diet is often touted as one of the world’s healthiest and most nutritious diets. Researchers recently released the results from a new study of the Mediterranean Diet. “A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds … Continue reading

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Warrior Pursuits on the Radio

A discussion of Warrior Pursuits: Noble Culture and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France (2010) has been broadcast on internet radio on the New Books Network (NBN). Jay Lockenour recently interviewed me about Warrior Pursuits on New Books in Military … Continue reading

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First Gay Marriage Celebrated in Montpellier

The first gay marriage in France has been celebrated in Montpellier. Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau married on 29 May 2013 in this southern French city— the first gay couple to be officially wedded as the new law legalizing gay … Continue reading

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NIU Study Abroad Program in Southern France

Southern France – History and Literature in Bordeaux Register Now to Study Abroad in Southern France in Summer 2013! Earn 6 credits in History and/or French! Register at the Study Abroad Office 417 Williston Hall Northern Illinois University Registration is … Continue reading

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Two New Reviews of Warrior Pursuits

Two new reviews of Warrior Pursuits: Noble Culture and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010) have recently been published. Hamish Scott, Professor of History at the University of Glasgow, reviewed Warrior Pursuits in … Continue reading

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