Category Archives: Languedoc and Southern France

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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French History Review of Warrior Pursuits

French History has published a review of my monograph, Warrior Pursuits: Noble Culture and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010). Fadi el Hage, who is based at the Institut Universitaire de Technologie at … Continue reading

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Review of Warrior Pursuits by Robert A. Nye

A new review by Professor Robert A. Nye of my book, Warrior Pursuits: Noble Culture and Civil Conflict in Early Modern France, has just appeared in the Journal of Interdisciplinary History. I am pleased to read Professor Nye’s critique of … Continue reading

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What’s a Poor French Noble to Do?

Poor nobles apparently abound in today’s France. There are still many nobles living in 21st-century France, and supposedly a number of them have fallen on hard times. Luckily for these poor nobles there is a charitable association, the Association d’Entreaide … Continue reading

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The Occitan War

Southern France has certainly seen its share of religious conflict and civil warfare.  My own research explores violence in the French Wars of Religion of 1562-1629, especially focusing on the latter stages of those conflicts. Larry Marvin, one of my … Continue reading

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