Richard D.E. Burton


Holy Tears, Holy Blood
Women, Catholicism, and the Culture of Suffering in France, 1840–1970
Richard D.E. Burton
In Holy Tears, Holy Blood, Richard D. E. Burton continues his investigation of Catholic France from Revolution to Liberation. From his focus in Blood in the City on public demonstrations of the cultural power of Catholicism, he now turns to more...



Blood in the City
Violence and Revelation in Paris, 1789–1945
Richard D.E. Burton, Richard D. E. Burton
The Terror of 1793-94, the Paris Commune of 1871, the Dreyfus Affair—explosions of violence punctuated French history from the start of the Revolution until the Liberation at the close of World War II. The distinguished scholar Richard D. E...



Afro-Creole
Power, Opposition, and Play in the Caribbean
Richard D.E. Burton, Richard D. E. Burton
This wide-ranging book explores the origins, development, and character of Afro-Caribbean cultures from the slave period to the present day. Richard D. E. Burton focuses on ways in which African traditions—including those in religion, music...








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