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The cactus throne

O"Connor, Richard

The cactus throne

the tragedy of Maximilian and Carlotta.

by O"Connor, Richard

  • 344 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Carlota, Empress, consort of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1840-1927,
    • Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867,
    • Mexico -- History -- European intervention, 1861-1867

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [361]-362.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1233 .O36 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination375 p.
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5316286M
      LC Control Number72136797

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