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Author Jussie, Jeanne de, 1503-1561.

Title The short chronicle : a Poor Clare's account of the reformation of Geneva / Jeanne de Jussie ; edited and translated by Carrie F. Klaus
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Summary Jeanne de Jussie (1503?61) experienced the Protestant Reformation from within the walls of the Convent of Saint Clare in Geneva. In her impassioned and engaging Short Chronicle, she offers a singular account of the Reformation, reporting not only on the larger clashes between Protestants and Catholics but also on events in her convent?devious city councilmen who lied to trusting nuns, lecherous soldiers who tried to kiss them, and iconoclastic intruders who smashed statues and burned paintings. Throughout her tale, Jussie highlights women?s roles on both sides of the conflict, from the Reforme
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-205) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Translated from the French
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Subject Reformation -- Switzerland -- Geneva -- Sources.
Geneva (Switzerland) -- Church history -- 16th century -- Sources.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author Klaus, Carrie F.
LC no. 2005022500
ISBN 0226417077 (electronic bk.)
9780226417073 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Petite chronique. English