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Theodore von Neuhoff, King of Corsica : the man behind the legend

Author: Julia Gasper
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A visionary and a madman" was how one British statesman, Lord Carteret, described Theodore von Neuhoff. This exciting biography, Theodore von Neuhoff, King of Corsica: The Man behind the Legend by Julia Gasper, traces the unlikely career of the German baron who in 1736 had himself proclaimed and crowned King of Corsica.
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012036964
Named Person: Théodore-Antoine Neuhof, baron de; Théodore-Antoine Neuhof, baron de
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Gasper
ISBN: 9781611494402 1611494400 9781611494419 1611494419 9781611494419
OCLC Number: 1055406978
Notes: "Co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Something to Hide --
A Promising Young Officer --
Spain and Marriage --
Neuhoff's Missing Years, 1721-1733 --
A Rebellion and a Plan, 1733-1735 --
A Brilliant Campaign --
The Murder of Fabiani and After --
Monarch on the Run, 1737-1739 --
Receding Hopes, 1740-1748 --
The Baron Bounces Back, 1749-1756.
Responsibility: Julia Gasper.

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