The Private Life of Marie Antoinette


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In one of the earliest memoirs of the young Queen of France, Jeanne Louise Henriette CampanMarie Antoinette s First Lady-in-Waiting and one of her closest and most faithful attendantspaints a dramatic portrait of the queen s personal and political relationship with King Louis XVI of France. First published in two volumes in 1823, this memoir is presented against the backdrop of the French court as it weakens in the madness of an impending revolution. In intricate detail, Campan passionately defends Marie Antoinette s pride ...

The Private Life of Marie Antoinette 2009, History Press (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781845886387

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