March 2014 Blog Posts (5)

VHRN Booknote: "Romantic Catholics: France's Postrevolutionary Generation in Search of a Modern Faith."

Carol Harrison, is an associate professor of history at the University of South Carolina.

Cornell University Press, 2014

ISBN: 978-0-8014-5245-1

From the publisher: " In this well-written and imaginatively structured book, Carol E. Harrison brings to life a cohort of nineteenth-century French men and women who argued that a reformed Catholicism could…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 15, 2014 at 8:48pm — No Comments

VHRN Booknote: "Hirondelle d'Allah: Une cornette en mission aus pays des sultans."

Brigitte Glutz-Ruedin,

Editions Saint-Augustin, 2014, pp. 333.

ISBN: 978-2-88926-070-6

"Ouvrage historique, Hirondelle d'Allah se lit comme un roman. Il contient un Journal tenu par Louise, une Suissesse qui vécut dans l'Empire ottoman. Ce document authentique, légèrement adapté, n'avait jamais été édité jusqu'ici. Il décrit la vie quotidienne et les…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 13, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

VHRN Booknote: "How Paris became Paris: The invention of the Modern City."

by Joan DeJean

New York: Bloomsbury, 2014

ISBN: 978-1-60819-591-6

From the Publisher:  

At the beginning of the seventeenth century, Paris was known for isolated monuments but had not yet put its brand on urban space. Like other European cities, it was still emerging from its medieval past. But in a mere century…


Added by Edward R. Udovic, C.M. on March 8, 2014 at 4:25pm — No Comments

New Issue of E-Vincentian Heritage Released

I'm very pleased to announce that a new volume of Vincentian Heritage has just been released.…


Added by Nathaniel Michaud on March 7, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Fealty and Fidelity: the Lazarists of Bourbon France 1660-1736

I am delighted to announce to our wonderful community of Vincentian scholars that my book Fealty and Fidelity: the Lazarists of Bourbon France 1660-1736, a monograph based on my doctoral research, is now slated to appear (2015) in Ashgate's Catholic Christendom 1300-1700 series.The series addresses all varieties of religious behaviour extending beyond traditional institutional and doctrinal church history. It is interdisciplinary, comparative and global. My book will build on the…


Added by Sean Alexander Smith on March 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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