By Susan K. Foley

ISBN-10: 0230206867

ISBN-13: 9780230206861

ISBN-10: 1349302481

ISBN-13: 9781349302482

Léon Gambetta is popular as a founding father of the French 3rd Republic. This targeted research of his correspondence along with his lover, Léonie Léon, presents a desirable perception into their intimate and political partnership. It brings to existence Gambetta as lover and flesh presser, the unknown determine of Léon, and the political and cultural international of 1870s Paris.

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