By: Kaplan, Benjamin J.
New Haven, Connecticut., Yale University Press.: 2014
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 28227
Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; xvii - (5) - 290 pp. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. From the dust jacket: "In a remote village on the Dutch-German border, a young Catholic woman named Cunegonde tries to kidnap a baby to prevent it from being baptized in a Protestant church. When she is arrested, fellow Catholics stage an armed raid to free her from detention. These dramatic events of 1762 triggered a cycle of violence, starting a kind of religious war in the village and surrounding region." Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps and reproductions, 30 such in t... View More...