The Bourbons of Naples, 1734-1825

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Methuen, 1956 - History - 731 pages
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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - 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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donald - Goodreads

While I greatly admire Sir Harold and his exhaustive researches, this mammoth tome is simply unreadable to anyone other than an Italian History major who has no choice in the matter. Read full review

Contents

Elisabeth Farneses ambitions for her elder son Don CarlosHis departure
11
Matrimonial projectsCharless betrothal to Maria Amalia of Saxony
27
New palacesPortici and HerculaneumRoyal hunting preserves
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