Châlons-sur-Marne

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Châlons-sur-Marne

 

a city in northeastern France, on the Marne River. Capital of Marne Department. Population, 63,000 (1975). A transportation junction, Chälons-sur-Marne is a wine-making center and a center of trade in champagnes. The city has some light industry and produces electrodes and musical instruments.

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Mark Konnert's study of a single city, Chalons-sur-Marne, in this period demonstrates that the picture is more complex.
Yet Konnert's local study harbors considerable ambitions, for he portrays the council of Chalons-sur-Marne as a "prism" enabling us to see the Wars of Religion in a new light (162).
And when peace finally returned, he rewarded Chalons-sur-Marne royally, transferring to it sovereign courts previously seated in competing towns.