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The Resource The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss

The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss

Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Title
The Black Count
Title remainder
glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo
Statement of responsibility
Tom Reiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the life and career of Thomas Alexandre Dumas, a man almost unknown today, but whose swashbuckling exploits appear in The three musketeers and whose trials and triumphs inspired The count of Monte Cristo
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 944.04092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC146.D83
LC item number
R46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1806 -- Prologue, part 2 : January 25, 2007 -- The sugar factory -- The Black Code -- Norman Conquest -- "No one is a slave in France" -- Americans in Paris -- Black Count in the City of Light -- A queen's dragoon -- Summers of revolution -- "Regeneration by blood" -- "The black heart also beats for liberty" -- "Mr. Humanity" -- The battle for the top of the world -- The bottom of the Revolution -- The siege -- The Black Devil -- Leader of the expedition -- "The delirium of his republicanism" -- Dreams on fire -- Prisoner of the Holy Faith Army -- "Citizeness Dumas...is worried about the fate of her husband" -- The dungeon -- Wait and hope -- The forgotten statue
Control code
ocn793503467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793503467
  • (OCoLC)793503467
Label
The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-403) and index
Contents
Prologue, part 1 : February 26, 1806 -- Prologue, part 2 : January 25, 2007 -- The sugar factory -- The Black Code -- Norman Conquest -- "No one is a slave in France" -- Americans in Paris -- Black Count in the City of Light -- A queen's dragoon -- Summers of revolution -- "Regeneration by blood" -- "The black heart also beats for liberty" -- "Mr. Humanity" -- The battle for the top of the world -- The bottom of the Revolution -- The siege -- The Black Devil -- Leader of the expedition -- "The delirium of his republicanism" -- Dreams on fire -- Prisoner of the Holy Faith Army -- "Citizeness Dumas...is worried about the fate of her husband" -- The dungeon -- Wait and hope -- The forgotten statue
Control code
ocn793503467
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
414 p.
Isbn
9780307382467
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012017633
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793503467
  • (OCoLC)793503467

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