February 2014 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Booknote: "From Wives to Widows in Early Modern Paris: Gender, Economy, and Law."

From the publisher:

"Looking especially at widows of master craftsmen in early modern Paris, this study provides analysis of the social and cultural structures that shaped widows' lives as well as their day-to-day experiences. Janine Lanza examines widows in early modern Paris at every social and economic…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 25, 2014 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Gallic Gifts: The Irish College Paris, Charity and the Lazarists, 1858-1945

 I am pleased to share with my peers in Vincentian history news of an upcoming exhibition, curated by me and which will open in Paris during the Journées du patrimoine on 20/21 September 2014. The exhibition, based on evidence I collected during  a six weeks' research fellowship in the Irish College, Paris, will…

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Added by Sean Alexander Smith on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

VHRN Event Notice: DeAndreis-Rosati Memorial Archives Winter Quarter Lecture 2/18/14

Kristine Ashton Gunnell, Ph.D. will speak on her newly-published book: …

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 16, 2014 at 9:10am — No Comments

VHRN Newsnote: Stanford University & Bibliotheque Nationale de France French Revolution Digital Archives

From Hyperallergic:

Toppled crowns and tumbrels to the guillotine are just part of the massive archive of images and documents released online this month. The French Revolution Digital Archive, a partnership between Stanford University and the…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 11, 2014 at 9:07am — No Comments

VHRN Booknote: "The Gondi: Family Strategy and Survival in Early Modern France."

 To be released February 28, 2014

Author: Joanna Milstein

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Co.

ISBN-10: 1409454738

ISBN-13: 978-1409454731

From the bookjacket: "One of the most striking features of French government in the second half of the sixteenth century was the influence of…

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Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on February 4, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments

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