Presents a lively and readable analysis of the empress and her time, of her family life and her relationships with her advisors. Deals particularly with the loss of Silesia to Frederick II of Prussia and the divisions of Poland.
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Review: Maria TheresaUser Review - Nancy Bielski - Goodreads
A little dry... Read full review
Review: Maria TheresaUser Review - Victoria - Goodreads
Better than nothing, if one cannot find any other biography of the empress. The writing was stilted, and in many cases the author seemed to contradict himself in his opinions about various people associated with Maria Theresa's court and government. Read full review
The Clouds Gather Round
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