THE BETRAYAL OF THE DUCHESS: The Scandal That Unmade the Bourbon Monarchy and Made France Modern
The riveting true story of the Bourbons' last stand, the high-spirited woman who led the charge, and the charismatic but troubled man who thwarted her. The scandal that followed turned the duchess's plight into a royalist cause celebre and ignited a firestorm of hate against France's Jews, setting the terms for the century of antisemitism that followed. Illus.
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