A tale of two murders : passion and power in seventeenth-century France

A tale of two murders : passion and power in seventeenth-century France

A tale of two murders : passion and power in seventeenth-century France

Law of Europe > France > KJV130.G575

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): James Richard Farr, Philippe Giroux
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): North Carolina
  • Publication Information: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/a-tale-of-two-murders-passion-and-power-in-seventeenth-century-france/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Farr, James Richard, 1950- Tale of two murders. Durham: Duke University Press, 2005 (OCoLC)607617427

Short Description

XIV, 225 pages : ILlustrations ; 25 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, A tale of two murders : passion and power in seventeenth-century France is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Responsable Person: James R. Farr.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Country/State: North Carolina
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 2005
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJV130.G575
  • Dewey Code: 364.1523094445
  • ISBN: 0822334593 9780822334590 0822334712 9780822334712
  • OCLC: 57344153

Main Contents

List of principal characters
Prologue: Looking back
1. Tales of two murders
2. Passion and the beautiful cousin
3. The trial opens: Jean-Baptiste Lantin's investigation, 1639-1640
4. A hat, a rapier, a knife, and a dagger
5. The house of Giroux
6. Prison
7. Poison
8. Jailbreak
9. A “Minister of Vengeance”
10. Rape?
11. Attack, counterattack
12. The king of spades
13. Life or death? the day of reckoning draws near
Analytical essay: The paradoxes of power, law, and justice.

Summary Note

A compelling account of a 17th-century murder mystery and a well-researched scholarly work that explores the dynamics of power, justice, and law in Louis XIII's France

Table of Contents

Preface 000
List of Principal Characters 000
Prologue: Looking Back 1
Chapter 1: Tales of Two Murders 000
Chapter 2: Passion and the Beautiful Cousin 000
Chapter 3: The Trial Opens: Jean-Baptiste Lantin_s Investigation, 1639_1640
Chapter 4: A Hat, a Rapier, a Knife, and a Dagger 000
Chapter 5: The House of Giroux 000
Chapter 6: Prison 000
Chapter 7: Poison 000
Chapter 8: Jail Break 000
Chapter 9: A "Minister of Vengeance" 000
Chapter 10: Rape? 000
Chapter 11: Attack, Counter-Attack 000
Chapter 12: The King of Spades 000
Chapter 13: Life or Death? The Day of Reckoning Draws Near 000
Epilogue 000
Analytical Essay: The Paradoxes of Power, Law, and Justice 000
Notes 000
A Note on Sources 000
Index 000

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