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War Propaganda, Literature And National Identity In Renaissance France, C. 1490–1560

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This chapter shows how, in the course of the Italian and Habsburg wars, some of the elements of national identity developed in France, made necessary by galvanising resources for war. Presentation of policy involved direct pressure and influence through the fiscal apparatus, and also interaction with educated opinion, the subject of the chapter. This involved a subtle and complex relationship with the literary world through unspoken conventions and overt control of the press, as well as the employment of more obvious means of persuasion and presentation. The chapter presents a brief overview to show how the French Renaissance monarchy formulated its war policy in a society which was attuned to the discussion of high policy and not simply a passive mass of grumbling subjects.

Keywords: civil war; French Renaissance monarchy; literary works; national identity

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