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Title:
Marie-Thérèse, child of terror : the fate of Marie Antoinette's daughter
Author:
Nagel, Susan, 1954-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008.
Physical Description:
xxix, 418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Summary:
The biography of Marie Antoinette's only child to survive the revolution and the woman who helped shape the future of nineteenth-century Europe.
Language:
English
Contents:
Pt. 1. Sinner -- Sex and politics -- Child of France -- Playmates -- Once upon a time -- Storm clouds over the palace -- The end of the fairy tale -- A new home -- A dangerous game -- The losing side -- Two orphans -- Sole survivor -- Pt. 2. Saint -- Every inch a princess -- Vienna -- The Émigrés -- The birth of a strategist -- A bride -- The new antigone -- Country life -- The only man in the family -- Restoration -- Birth, death and a new dauphine -- Mending fences -- Suspicious confirmed -- Blackmail -- Queen of France -- The matriarch.
ISBN:
9781596910577
Format :
Book