Based on the bibliography French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1648: A Catalogue of Major Collections in American Libraries compiled by Robert O. Lindsay and John Neu, this collection presents material considered to be among the principal forms of literature of this period and is an excellent source for the study of this era in French history.
French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1648 includes more than 7,000 titles written by authors representing a variety of social, political, religious and economic positions within French society, such as:
These pamphlets reflect the opinions of French society in reaction to any significant event, political or otherwise, which generated public interest or emotion. Their contents reveal valuable information about French society, with discussions of government, religion, education, economy, commerce and diplomatic affairs.
A copy of French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1648: A Catalogue of Major Collections in American Libraries by Robert O. Lindsay and John Neu is shipped with each order for the complete collection.
French Political Pamphlets, 1547-1648: A Supplement contains the additional titles filmed by Primary Source Media but not found in the Lindsay and Neu bibliography. It includes complete descriptive cataloging for each supplementary pamphlet and incorporates a reel index that provides film locations for all Lindsay-Neu items as well as all supplementary items. A copy is included with every order for the complete collection.