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Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

W. Gregory Monahan


Let God Arise draws upon an extensive array of archival sources to present the first modern account in English entirely devoted to the rebellion and war of the Camisards. Combining traditional narrative with analysis, Monahan examines the issues that led to that rebellion, beginning with the conversion of the remote mountain region of the Cévennes to Protestantism in the sixteenth century, its persistence in that confession in the seventeenth, and the shattering impact of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, which deprived Protestants first of their pastors, and then of the itin ... More

Keywords: Camisards, absolutism, Cévennes, Louis XIV, popular religion, conflicting discourses, rebellion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199688449
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

W. Gregory Monahan, author
Professor Emeritus, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, Oregon