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Dairy Queens

The Politics of Pastoral Architecture from Catherine de' Medici to Marie-Antoinette

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$54.50 • £43.95 • €49.00

ISBN 9780674048997

Publication Date: 02/15/2011

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

82 color illustrations, 8 halftones

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Catherine de’ Medici, The French Cybelle
  • 2. Absolutism and the Sexual Politics of Pastoral Retreat
  • 3. Health, Hygiene, and the Hermitages of Madame de Pompadour
  • 4. Marie-Antoinette and the Hameau Effect
  • 5. Regenerating the Monarchy: The Queen’s Dairy at Rambouillet
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2011 First Book Prize, Berkshire Conference of Women Historians
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