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Author Heller, Henry, author

Title Anti-Italianism in sixteenth-century France / Henry Heller
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 307 pages)
Contents Nationalism and xenophobia in early modern context -- Italians and the French Reformation: Lyons -- The Italians at Lyons: usury and heresy -- The Italians and the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre -- Background to a massacre: the Italian courtiers and bankers -- Anti-Italian discourses -- The estates of Blois -- The court Italians and the gathering storm -- The flight of the Italians -- The last of the Italians
Summary In an examination of the Italian presence in France under the Valois and Bourbon monarchs, Heller links the cultural, moral, and political aspects of anti-Italianism with the rise of economic nationalism among the emergent French middle class
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-294) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- France -- History -- 16th century.
Italians -- France -- History -- 16th century.
Nationalism -- France -- History -- 16th century.
Xenophobia -- France -- History -- 16th century.
France -- Ethnic relations -- 16th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442670894 (electronic bk.)
9781442670891 (electronic bk.)