Culture and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century France and Ireland

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Culture and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century France and Ireland

Culture and Conflict in Seventeenth-Century France and Ireland, edited by Stacey & Desnain

Published by Four Courts Press in 2004, 288 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket (N1357)

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This collection of essays, assembled to celebrate Irish the acquisition of the Geoffrey Aspin collection of 17th-century books, focuses on the theme of conflict to provide an insight into a range of 17th-century topics, notably Franco-Irish and Franco-English relations, drama, prose, theology, politics and medical ethics.

Various chapters illustrate the way in which politics and science influence literature, religion informs medical practice, literary and cultural tastes affect translation. Other chapters examine Restoration Dublin and the military alliances formed between France and Ireland against William of Orange.

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