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The Huguenot Heritage

  • Jack Alden Clarke
Part of the International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives Internationales D’Histoire des Idees book series (ARCH, volume 17)

Abstract

Eighteen miles northwest of Nantes, in Loire-Inferieure, the southernmost of the five departments comprising the ancient province of Brittany, lies the village of Blain. Situated on the Isac River, the village is surrounded by lakes and forests, one of which, Le Gâvre, is the largest domainal forest in Brittany. The countryside is a pleasant land of broad valleys and swelling hills Its farmhouses lie scattered and secretive behind tall hedgerows. The province faces the ocean, turning its back on the rest of France — a geographical aloofness reflected in the obstinate and particularist strain of its people.

Keywords

Reform Movement Marriage Contract Geographical Aloofness Young Cousin Court Life 
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