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Haslip, Joan 1912-

Works: 67 works in 401 publications in 9 languages and 9,083 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fairy tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F1233, B
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Publications about Joan Haslip
Publications by Joan Haslip
Publications by Joan Haslip, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Joan Haslip
The crown of Mexico; Maximilian and his Empress Carlota by Joan Haslip( Book )
29 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 2,146 libraries worldwide
A detailed and sympathetic portrait of Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph and his Belgium consort
Catherine the Great : a biography by Joan Haslip( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
The story of how a German-born princess came to be one of Russia's greatest rulers. She was affianced to Russia's grand duke Peter and had he been strong and assertive Catherine may not have been made empress when he was overthrown
Marie Antoinette by Joan Haslip( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,111 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the Austrian child-bride who, in the "safety" of a royal marriage, was swept up in the political furies of her time and paid with her life for the luxurious excesses associated with her court
The lonely empress; a biography of Elizabeth of Austria by Joan Haslip( Book )
38 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 865 libraries worldwide
"Although in public life the Emperor was the unquestioned director of affairs, in his private life his formidable mother still had a crucial influence. She wanted to strengthen the relationship between the Houses of Habsburg and Wittelsbach, and hoped to match Franz Joseph with her sister Ludovika's eldest daughter, Helene ("Nené"), four years the Emperor's junior. However, the Emperor became besotted with Nené's younger sister, Elisabeth ("Sisi"), a girl of sixteen, and insisted on marrying her instead. Sophie acquiesced, despite some misgivings about Sisi's appropriateness as an imperial consort, and the young couple were married on 24 April 1854 in St. Augustine's Church, Vienna. Their married life was not happy. Sisi never really adapted herself to the court and always had disagreements with the Imperial Family; their first daughter Sophie died as an infant; and their only son, Crown Prince Rudolf, died by suicide in 1889, in the infamous Mayerling Incident. In 1885 Franz Joseph met Katharina Schratt, a leading actress of the Vienna stage, and she became his mistress. This relationship lasted the rest of his life, and was, to a certain degree, tolerated by Sisi. Franz Joseph built Villa Schratt in Bad Ischl for her, and also provided her with a small palace in Vienna. The Empress was an inveterate traveller, horsewoman, and fashion maven who was rarely seen in Vienna. She was stabbed to death by an Italian anarchist in 1898; Franz Joseph never fully recovered from the loss."--Wikipedia
Madame Du Barry : the wages of beauty by Joan Haslip( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
The life of Jeanne, Comtesse du Barry (1743-1793), incomparably beautiful grisette and courtesan, official mistress of an elderly and besotted king of France, can be regarded as a story of glamour, luxury, ardor, and loyalty, culminating in high tragedy, or as a cautionary tale of greed, arrogance, and endless pursuit of exquisite pleasures, inevitably ending in blood-drenched dust--depending on the eye of the beholder. In either case (or some of both), Joan Haslip has given us a wonderfully compelling and full-bodied view of her legendary subject. Born in a small town on the borders of Lorraine, the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress and a monk, Jeanne Bécu rose from the demimonde to become for four years the uncrowned queen of France. The last of the French royal favorites, she was loved by Louis XV until his death in 1774. Although most courtiers and members of the royal family repudiated her, on certain occasions she was capable of great heroism and of intense loyalty to the same aristocracy who initially spurned her. Her charity to women in need was widely known. For all her humble origins she was a woman of refined taste--patroness of Greuze and Fragonard, Vernet and Vigée-Lebrun. Her jewels were among the most famous in Europe and ultimately became a cause of her tragic downfall. The story Joan Haslip has to tell vividly recaptures the charm, flavor, and decadence of the ancien régime and all the drama and horrors of the Revolution and the Terror.--Dust jacket
Parnell; a biography by Joan Haslip( Book )
17 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 libraries worldwide
The emperor & the actress : the love story of Emperor Franz Josef & Katharina Schratt by Joan Haslip( Book )
28 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Portret van de relatie tussen de Oostenrijkse keizer Franz Joseph I en de actrice Katharina Schratt
The Sultan; the life of Abdul Hamid II by Joan Haslip( Book )
21 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 libraries worldwide
"Abul Hamid, the Sultan of Miss Haslip's entrancing book, was born in a Turkish harem. His mother, a consumptive Circassian dancer, died when he was only seven years old, leaving him to fend for himself in the corrupt and scheming world of his father's court and to learn from his very early years the invaluable art of dissimulation. Called to the throne at the age of thirty-four, when his brother Murad was declared incapable through alcoholic deterioration of the brain, he ruled for thirty-three years as an absolute sovereign. He proved to be a consummate politician who kept his country going by setting the Great Powers one against the other. Too weak to oppose the aggressive policies of Russia by force, he thwarted them by playing upon Britain's fears for her Suez route to India and Austria's fears of a Slav-dominated Balkans. Realizing the Turkey's European possessions were a liability, he contrived to make their loss his gain by ensuring that the jealousies of Serb, Greek and Bulgar among the warring races of the peninsula should prevent the emergence of a united foe on his northern frontier. Miss Haslip has fully explored the devious intrigues of the period and the wily policies of Abdul Hamid, but she is as much concerned with the man as with the power he wielded and the means by which he secured his country's safety until his dependence upon Germany brought destruction in the First World War."--Jacket
Lucrezia Borgia by Joan Haslip( Book )
18 editions published between 1953 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Lady Hester Stanhope; a biography by Joan Haslip( Book )
34 editions published between 1934 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 368 libraries worldwide
The Sultan; the life of Abdul Hamid by Joan Haslip( Book )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth van Oostenrijk : de tragedie van keizerin Sisi by Joan Haslip( Book )
26 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Biografie van Elisabeth Eugenie Amalie van Wittelsbach, keizerin van Oostenrijk (1837-1898)
Fairy tales from the Balkans by Joan Haslip( Book )
3 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Maximilian, Kaiser von Mexiko by Joan Haslip( Book )
9 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in German and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Lady Hester Stanhope : the unconventional life of the 'queen of the desert' by Joan Haslip( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Der Sultan : das Leben Abd ul-Hamids II. by Joan Haslip( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in German and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Crown of Mexico by Joan Haslip( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Madame Dubarry : die märchenhafte Karriere der Jeanne Bécu, Mätresse am Hofe Ludwigs XV. by Joan Haslip( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Le sultan, la tragedie d'Abdul Hamid by Joan Haslip( Book )
7 editions published in 1960 in French and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Grandfather's steps by Joan Haslip( Book )
4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Haslip, Joan
Haslip, Joan 1911-
Joan Haslip biographe
Joan Haslip British historian
Joan Haslip Brits journalist (-1994)
Joan Haslip Brits journaliste (-1994)
Joan Haslip giornalista e scrittrice britannica
Joan Haslip historiadora británica
האסליפ, יואן 1912-
הזליפ, ג'ון
הסליפ, יואן
جوان هاسليب، 1912-
ハズリップ, ジョーン
English (224)
German (54)
French (17)
Spanish (6)
Japanese (4)
Dutch (3)
Finnish (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
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