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Maximilian & Juarez

3.82 of 5 stars 3.82  ·  rating details  ·  28 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A strange episode that is at once a central part of American history and a tragic tale of human ambition and cultural misunderstanding. In an ill-starred undertaking, Napoleon III attempted to install Archduke Maximilian of Austria as the Emperor of Mexico. The move pitted liberals against conservatives, and the New World against the Old--and ended with Maximilian's execut ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published June 30th 2001 by Phoenix (first published January 1st 1993)
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Oct 19, 2007 Phillip rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Interested in Mexican history
A great book about an interesting time. Of course I attended the University of Mexico for graduate school and developed my love of the history during that time. There is a link between the hard cover copy (I don't have the paperback) of this book and Christopher Buckley's "Wet Work." I picked these two books at random in an Iowa book store one evening and read them simultaneously in Hong Kong a few nights later. The link caused me to think I was hallucinating. A dubious prize of autographed copi ...more
C.M. Mayo
This is a fine and well-researched book, though it does have a few serious errors (details on my website soon) in the "Alice Iturbide" chapter. Otherwise I'd give it 5 stars. Highly recommended.
Carla Legall
Molto confusionario, salta da un anno all'altro, si fatica a seguire la cronologia degli eventi.
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