skip to content
Passions and politics; a biography of Versailles Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Passions and politics; a biography of Versailles

Author: Joseph Amber Barry
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barry, Joseph Amber, 1917-
Passions and politics.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1972
(OCoLC)557807172
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Amber Barry
OCLC Number: 293197
Description: ix, 538 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: The womanless birth of Versailles --
The making of a sun king --
Pyramids and early pleasures --
A day in August --
The fairy tale of a fairyland --
The remaking of a palace --
The entertainers --
The builder and the decorator --
The poisened years --
A twilight of Maintenon --
An interlude of love --
The death of a king --
Between palaces and pleasures --
The unmaking of a monarch --
Worlds within worlds --
The king is bored, the deer park is born --
At the bottom of the staircase: Damiens --
Voltaire, the man who made it Diderot, the man who didn't --
Arrivals and departures enter Madame du Barry, Exit Louis XV --
Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI too young, too little, too late --
Three friends for Benjamin Franklin --
A "Quaker" at the court of Versailles --
The curtain falls --
The curtain also rises --
The calling of the clan --
The overexposure of parlement --
Enter Mirabeau --
The men in black make the scene --
The prince and-incidentally-the people --
The day a world ended --
The history of man begins --
Adieu Versailles.
Responsibility: [by] Joseph Barry.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/293197>
library:oclcnum"293197"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/293197>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/167918816>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"[1st ed.]."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1972"
schema:description"The womanless birth of Versailles -- The making of a sun king -- Pyramids and early pleasures -- A day in August -- The fairy tale of a fairyland -- The remaking of a palace -- The entertainers -- The builder and the decorator -- The poisened years -- A twilight of Maintenon -- An interlude of love -- The death of a king -- Between palaces and pleasures -- The unmaking of a monarch -- Worlds within worlds -- The king is bored, the deer park is born -- At the bottom of the staircase: Damiens -- Voltaire, the man who made it Diderot, the man who didn't -- Arrivals and departures enter Madame du Barry, Exit Louis XV -- Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI too young, too little, too late -- Three friends for Benjamin Franklin -- A "Quaker" at the court of Versailles -- The curtain falls -- The curtain also rises -- The calling of the clan -- The overexposure of parlement -- Enter Mirabeau -- The men in black make the scene -- The prince and-incidentally-the people -- The day a world ended -- The history of man begins -- Adieu Versailles."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1483172>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Passions and politics; a biography of Versailles"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.