National Myths in Renaissance France : Francus, Samothes, and the Druids
Asher R. E.

Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1993 First edition Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 269 p. w/ notes at end of chapters, appendices, bibliography, index. A study of the reasons for the rise of national myths in France during the Renaissance, from embracing earlier sources uncritically (such as ones noting the French descent from the Trojans) to a more factual interest later in the period. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 16770)


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