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Maximilian and Carlota : Europe's last empire in Mexico  Cover Image Book Book

Maximilian and Carlota : Europe's last empire in Mexico

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Summary: In this new telling of Mexico's Second Empire and Louis Napoleon's installation of Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife, Carlota of Belgium, as the emperor and empress of Mexico, Maximilian and Carlota brings the dramatic, interesting, and tragic time of this six-year-siege to life.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781595341839 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1595341838 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781595341853 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 1595341854 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 521 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: San Antonio, Texas : Trinity University Press, [2014]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 487-499) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Mexicans, you have desired my presence -- The right of kings -- Sooner or later, war will have to be declared -- The Red Avenger -- The siege of Puebla -- Honor of the House of Habsburg -- What would you think of me -- The future will be splendid -- A task worthy of the damned -- Our daily bread -- A premonitory symptom -- Every drop of my blood is Mexican -- Like a lost soul -- The French repatriation -- The empire is nothing without the emperor -- Beware of the French -- Someone is intent on poisoning me -- Getting out of the toils of the French -- Liberator I will be -- War is war -- The enemy is here -- I have cared for you all -- ¡Viva Mexico! ¡Viva el Emperador! -- Epilogue.
Subject: Maximilian Emperor of Mexico 1832-1867
Carlota Empress, consort of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico 1840-1927
Mexico History European intervention, 1861-1867
Emperors Mexico Biography
Empresses Mexico Biography
HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico

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