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The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered

作者 Laura Auricchio
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered:,Winnerofthe2015AmericanLibraryinParisBookAwardTheMarquisdeLafayetteatagenineteenvolunteeredtofightunderGeorgeWashingtonan


內容簡介 Winner of the 2015 American Library in Paris Book Award The Marquis de Lafayette at age nineteen volunteered to fight under George Washington and became the French hero of the American Revolution. In this major biography Laura Auricchio looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty and fully reveals a man driven by dreams of glory only to be felled by tragic, human weaknesses. Drawing on substantial new research conducted in libraries, archives, museums, and private homes in France and the United States, Auricchio, gives us history on a grand scale revealing the man and his complex life, while challenging and exploring the complicated myths that have surrounded his name for more than two centuries


作者介紹 Laura Auricchio is a specialist in eighteenth-century French history and art who received her undergraduate degree from Harvard and her PhD from Columbia University. Auricchio has been the recipient of major fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and Columbia University. She is currently the Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies at The New School. She lives in New York with her husband.


書名 / The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered
作者 / Laura Auricchio
簡介 / The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered:,Winnerofthe2015AmericanLibraryinParisBookAwardTheMarquisdeLafayetteatagenineteenvolunteeredtofightunderGeorgeWashingtonan
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9780307387455
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9780307387455
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 20.3X13.0X2.3CM
重量(g) / 408.2
頁數 / 448
尺寸 / 20.3X13.0X2.3CM
級別 / N:無
裝訂 / P:平裝
語言 / 3:英文