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French Diaspora - Huguenot, Cajun, Afrikaner, French Argentine, French Immigration to Puerto Rico, French Exonyms, French Chilean (Paperback) Loot Price: R282
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Huguenot, Cajun, Afrikaner, French Argentine, French immigration to Puerto Rico, French exonyms, French Chilean, French Uruguayan, French immigration to Mexico, French migration to the United Kingdom, Franco-Mauritian, French people in India, Frenchtown, Ohio, French people in Korea, French Australian, French Brazilian, Saint-Barth lemy French, French people in Japan, French Peruvian, Franco-Seychellois, French New Zealander. Excerpt: The Huguenots (French pronunciation: English: , ) were members of the Protestant Reformed Church of France during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Since the seventeenth century, people who formerly would have been called Huguenots have instead simply been called French Protestants, a title suggested by their German co-religionists, the Calvinists. French Protestants were inspired by the writings of John Calvin in the 1530s, and they were called Huguenots by the 1560s. By the end of the 17th century, roughly 200,000 Huguenots had been driven from France during a series of religious persecutions. They relocated primarily to protestant nations including England, Switzerland, the Dutch Republic, the German Electorate of Prussia and the German Palatinate, and also to South Africa and North America. A term used originally in derision, Huguenot has indefinite origins. Various theories have been promoted. The nickname may have been a French corruption of the German word Eidgenosse, meaning "a Confederate," perhaps in combination with a reference to the religious leader and politician Besan on Hugues (died 1532). Geneva was John Calvin's adopted home and the center of the Calvinist movement. In Geneva, Hugues was the leader of the "Confederate Party," so called because it favoured an alliance between the city-state of Geneva and the Swiss Confederation. This theory of origin has suppo...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-06485-5
Barcode: 9781157064855
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LSN: 1-157-06485-X

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