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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
This is an old-fashioned dynastic biography - I do not mean old-fashioned entirely as a negative since I grew up on those and they were/are much of what I enjoy most about history. But in terms of boigraphical work being done these days, this work seems quaint. This the the story of the family that ruled in Southern Italy for about a century. It is interesting enough, though not riveting.
Review: The Bourbons of NaplesUser Review - Goodreads
I wish this book was back in print. However, it was worth the $100, and reading something rare seems more pleasurable (an involuntary justification of the expenditure, probably). Being in Naples now ...
Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860
John A. Davis
Limited preview - 2006
Elisabeth Farneses ambitions for her elder son Don CarlosHis departure
Matrimonial projectsCharless betrothal to Maria Amalia of Saxony
New palacesPortici and HerculaneumRoyal hunting preserves
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