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Trial of Madame Caillaux

Edward Berenson

Trial of Madame Caillaux

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Published by University of California P. in Berkeley, London .
Written in English

    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.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18650074M
    ISBN 100520084284


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Following a brief verbal exchange, Madame Caillaux fatally wounded Calmette with six shots from a Browning automatic. Formally charged with murder soon after, Henriette Caillaux awaited her trial. The Trial of Madame Caillaux Book Description: 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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The Trial of Madame Caillaux. Berenson, professor of history at UCLA, writes a gender micro-history of the Belle Epoque in France () by examining the trial and acquittal of. 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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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.

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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 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). Reading Response #4 due Tues.

March 6 Readings Responses must be handed in both to Turnitin and as a paper copy in class. For this Reading Response, write 2 pages minimum, based on the reading Edward Berenson, The Trial of Madame Caillaux, and a newspaper article taken from the Rutgers Library Proquest database (ARTICLE ATTACHED) You can write more if you want, but 2.

Readings Responses must be handed in both to Turnitin and as a paper copy in class. For this Reading Response, write 2 pages minimum, based on the reading Edward Berenson, The Trial of Madame Caillaux, and a newspaper article taken from the Rutgers Library Proquest database (ARTICLE ATTACHED) You can write more if you want, but 2 pages is the minimum.

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). 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.

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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.

I have a couple of possibilities for April. First, I've had The Trial of Madame Caillaux on my book shelf for YEARS. It's about a murder trial that fascinated Paris while World War One loomed.

I've been looking at And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank - and all I've done is look because it's long, and dense, and the subject matter is horrifying. “Madame Caillaux feared in that she would undergo the same fate as had Madame Gueydan,” claimed a source close to the Calmette family.

A friend, Louise Weiss, once asked Henriette what went through her mind as Calmette crumpled to the floor. Madame Caillaux's motive was fear that the newspaper would also make public a love letter that showed how her husband was already having a relationship with her during his first marriage.

Joseph Caillaux had to resign his post the next day, but during a spectacular trial later that year his wife was of death: Shot by Henriette Caillaux. In September it had not yet come, and the islanders were still talking about the latest newspaper which told about the approaching trial of Madame Caillaux for the shooting of Gaston Calmette.

It was, therefore, with more than usual eagerness that the whole colony assembled at the quay on a day in mid-September to hear from the captain what the.

Right, the fall of the powerful, and all the salacious details anyone could ask for. Most of France was riveted by the Caillaux affair in Julyignorant of the European crisis barreling down on them like the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Madame Caillaux’s trial for the murder of Gaston Calmette began on July.

CAILLAUX, JOSEPH. CAILLAUX, JOSEPH (–), French politician. Joseph Caillaux was one of the most paradoxical leaders of the French Third Republic (–). Despite his origins as a grand bourgeois, Caillaux championed fiscal reforms accused of soaking the t the native nationalism of his conservative milieu, he advocated compromise and conciliation with the "hereditary.Author Edward Berenson tells this fascinating story of French masculine/ feminine values in his brilliant new book, "The Trial of Madame Caillaux," published by University of California Press.

Just before going to Paris the book made good reading for two reasons: First, it reveals the historical origins of the web of masculine and feminine.Reading assignments should be completed before each lecture.

The following books are required, in addition to a course study materials: Berenson, Edward. The Trial of Madame Caillaux. Berkeley: University of California Press, Larson, Edward J. Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trials and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion.