The marquis : Lafayette reconsidered
In a biography that looks past the storybook hero who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty and justice, Laura Auricchio gives us a rich portrait of a man driven by dreams of glory and felled by tragic, human weaknesses. We come to understand the personal struggle... Full description
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, > marquis de, > 1757-1834.
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United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Participation, French.
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