Warrior pursuits : noble culture and civil conflict in early modern France / Brian Sandberg

Author(s): Sandberg, Brian, 1968-
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Subjects: Nobility--France, Southern--History--17th century
Elite (Social sciences)--France, Southern--History--17th century
Soldiers--France, Southern--History--17th century
Militarism--France, Southern--History--17th century
Violence--France, Southern--History--17th century
Social conflict--France, Southern--History--17th century
Political culture--France, Southern--History--17th century
France, Southern--Social conditions--17th century
France, Southern--Politics and government--17th century
France--History--Bourbons, 1589-1789
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
Series: The Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science 128th ser
Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science 128th ser
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xxx, 393 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Note on Citations and Translations
Prologue 3
PART I. THE PROFESSION OF ARMS
1. The Great Quantity of Nobility That Is Found Here: Southern France and Its Warrior Elite 11
2. The Grandeur and Magnificence of His Household: Noble Households and Kinship 33
3. He Had No Trouble Helping Himself to Money: Credit and Noble Finances 53
PART II. THE BONDS OF NOBILITY
4. With the Assistance of My Particular Friends: Clientage and Friendship 79
5. The Dignity and Authority of Their Charges: Officeholding and Political Culture 115
6. Actions the Most Perilous Being the Most Honorable: Honor and Courage 151
PART III. THE CULTURE OF REVOLT
7. The Call to Arms from All Quarters: Rituals of Arming 189
8. A Great Multitude of Soldiers: Personal Armies 223
9. The Zeal of This Nobility: Violent Performances 253
Conclusion 285
List of Abbreviations 293
Notes 295
Bibliography 343
Index 383
Notes: LCCN: 2010001216
ISBN: 9780801897290 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0801897297 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Prologue -- pt. 1. Profession of arms -- The great quantity of nobility that is found here : Southern France and its warrior elite -- The grandeur and magnificence of his household : noble households and kinship -- He had no helping himself to money : crédit and noble finances -- pt. 2. Bonds of nobility -- With the assistance of my particular friends : clientage and friendship -- The dignity and authority of their charges : officeholding and political culture -- Actions the most perilous being the most honorable : honor and courage -- pt. 3. Culture of revolt -- The call to arms from all quarters : rituals of arming -- A great multitude of soldiers : personal armies -- The zeal of this nobility : violent performances
OCLC Number: 501320890
ISBN/ISSN: 9780801897290
0801897297