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Author Martin, Meredith (Meredith S.)

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

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

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    728.92 MAR    Available
Description 328 p. : ill. (chiefly col.); 25 cm.
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.
Subject Architecture and women -- France -- History.
Pleasure dairies -- France.
Politics and culture -- France -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- History.
Added Title Politics of pastoral architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette
ISBN 9780674048997 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0674048997 (hardcover : alk. paper)

 
    
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