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A Political Romance: Léon Gambetta, Léonie Léon and the Making of the French Republic, 1872-82 Susan K. Foley

A Political Romance: Léon Gambetta, Léonie Léon and the Making of the French Republic, 1872-82

Susan K. Foley

Published April 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780230206861
Hardcover
336 pages
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Léon Gambetta is renowned as a founder of the French Third Republic. This unique study of his correspondence with his lover, Léonie Léon, provides a fascinating insight into their intimate and political partnership. It brings to life Gambetta asMoreLéon Gambetta is renowned as a founder of the French Third Republic. This unique study of his correspondence with his lover, Léonie Léon, provides a fascinating insight into their intimate and political partnership. It brings to life Gambetta as lover and politician, the unknown figure of Léon, and the political and cultural world of 1870s Paris.