LIAISONS DANGEREUSES: Sex, Law, and Diplomacy in the Age of Frederick the Great
Lindemann recounts the mysterious circumstances surrounding the violent death of a counterfeit Milanese count, Joseph Visconti, at the hands of an erstwhile Prussian lieutenant, the Baron von Kesslitz. The case that developed around the murder provides fascinating insights into the diplomatic, cultural, legal, social and political history of the last third of the 18th century. Illus.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins
Item #: 3705013
PAGAN LIGHT: Dreams of Freedom and Beauty in CapriHardbound$6.95 $28.00
THE GREAT CONSPIRACY: Britain's Secret War Against Revolutionary France 1794-1805Hardbound$9.95 $34.95
THE POPE WHO WOULD BE KING: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern EuropeHardbound$6.95 $35.00
A HANGMAN'S DIARY: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573-1617Paperbound$4.95 $14.95