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Author Martin, Meredith (Meredith S.)

Title Dairy queens [electronic resource] : the politics of pastoral architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette / Meredith Martin.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 328 p.
Series Harvard historical studies ; 176
Harvard historical studies ; v. 176.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Catherine de' Medici, the French Cybele -- Absolutism and the sexual politics of pastoral retreat -- Health, hygiene, and the hermitages of Madame de Pompadour -- Marie-Antoinette and the Hameau effect -- Regenerating the monarchy : the Queen's dairy at Rambouillet -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Architecture and women -- France -- History.
Pleasure dairies -- France.
Politics and culture -- France -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
Added Title Politics of pastoral architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette
ISBN 9780674048997 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780674059474 (e-book)

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