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The trial of Madame Caillaux

Edward Berenson

The trial of Madame Caillaux

by Edward Berenson

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Caillaux, Henriette,
    • Caillaux, Joseph, 1863-1944,
    • Calmette, Gaston, 1858-1914 -- Assassination,
    • Statesmen"s spouses -- France -- Biography,
    • Sex discrimination -- France -- History -- 20th century,
    • Press and politics -- France -- History -- 20th century,
    • Political culture -- France -- History -- 20th century,
    • France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-291) and index.

      StatementEdward Berenson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC373.C25 B47 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 296 p. :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2026730M
      ISBN 100520073479
      LC Control Number91002689

      The trial of Madame Caillaux and her murder of journalist Henry Calmette symbolized French culture to its core. Edward Berenson combines the trial with French society's attitudes by incorporating courtroom behavior to express Belle Epoque's values and drama to capture the reader's feelings.3/5(3). Recounts the murder trial of Madame Caillaux, wife of a French cabinet minister, who shot Gaston Calmette, editor of Le Figaro and her husband's political enemy in Trials (Adultery).

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      Joseph Caillaux, a notorious boulevardier, had sent the letter 13 years before the trial to another woman, who later became his first wife, and it had been leaked to Figaro. Political and social mores, the Napoleonic Code that discriminated against women legally and the venality of the press all came together in the affaire Caillaux. Book NEAR FINE CONDITION -- no problems -- clean and right, dust jacket Near Fine Condition..( trial of Henriette Caillaux for murder in France of Gaston Calmette, editor of Le Figaro and enemy of her husband who was a French cabinet minister).


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Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in Marchon the eve of World War I.

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About the Book. Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in Marchon the eve of World War I.

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Berenson, professor of history at UCLA, writes a gender micro-history of the Belle Epoque in France () by examining the trial and acquittal of Madame Henriette Caillaux. On Ma she. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A skillful take on France's belle Çpoque, using the celebrated trial of Henriette Caillaux for the murder of Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette as a springboard to examine a wide range of contemporary topics. Dubbing his method ``microhistory''—whereby the past is approached ``through one exemplary event or person''- -Berenson (History/UCLA) looks at French attitudes toward divorce, the.

Henriette Caillaux's trial took place in July It was claimed that reporters had paid as much as $ for their seats in the court-room. Journalists who covered the case included Walter Duranty, Wythe Williams and Alexander Woollcott.

Henriette was defended in court by Fernand Labori who had previously defended Emile Zola and Alfred Dreyfus. Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in Marchon the eve of World War I.

In analyzing this momentous event, Berenson draws a fascinating portrait of Belle Epoque politics and culture. Joseph-Marie–Auguste Caillaux (French pronunciation: [ʒɔzɛf kajo]; 30 March Le Mans – 22 November Mamers) was a French politician of the Third was a leader of the French Radical party and minister of finance, but his progressive views in opposition to the military alienated him from conservative cal party: Radical Party.

The Trial of Madame Caillaux (Book): Berenson, Edward. There are no comments for this title yet. After a seven-day trial in the Cour d'Assises in Paris, Henriette Caillaux walked out free.

In less than an hour of deliberations, the all-male jury decided the homicide was committed without. Edward Berenson recounts the trial of Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, who murdered her husband's enemy Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette, in Marchon the eve of World War I.

In analyzing this momentous event, Berenson draws a fascinating portrait of Belle Epoque politics and : University of California Press. Early in the evening of 16 March Henriette Caillaux, the wife of a powerful French cabinet minister, paid an unexpected call to her husband's most implacable enemy, Le Figaro editor Gaston Calmette.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).Book Review of The Trial of Madame Caillaux The period leading up to World War I in France was a time in which war was a pressing issue, and men were trying to regain their "supermasculinity" after coming back from a miserable defeat in the Franco-Prussian war.