Marie Antoinette"s head

the royal hairdresser, the queen, and the revolution by Will Bashor

Written in English
Published: Pages: 299 Downloads: 942
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Subjects:

  • Beauty operators,
  • Friends and associates,
  • Court and courtiers,
  • Hairstyles,
  • Hairdressing,
  • Biography,
  • History
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-268) and index.

    StatementWill Bashor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC137.19 .B37 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 299 pages, 16 pages of color plates
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27154382M
    ISBN 100762791535
    ISBN 109780762791538
    LC Control Number2013019803
    OCLC/WorldCa830367105

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Marie Antoinette, the 15th child of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and the powerful Habsburg empress Maria Theresa, was born in Vienna, Austria, in –an age of great instability for European. Marie Antoinette The teenage queen was embraced by France in Twenty-three years later, she lost her head to the guillotine.

(But she never said, “Let them eat cake”). A scholarly debut biography that looks at the French Revolution through the eyes of the queen’s hairdresser and confidant.

When Léonard Autié first arrived as a young man in Paris inhe was so short on money that he walked the last miles on : Will Bashor. Will has written two great books, steeped in archival research, on one of the most engaging figures in the modern historical imagination – Marie Antoinette.

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Winner of the Adele Mellen Prize for Distinguished Scholarship, Marie Antoinette's Head: The Royal Hairdresser, The Queen, and the Revolution charts the rise of Leonard Autie from humble origins as a country barber in the south of France to the inventor of the Pouf and premier hairdresser to Queen Marie-Antoinette.

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Marie Antoinette's head: the royal hairdresser, the queen, and the revolution. [Will Bashor] -- "Marie Antoinette has remained atop the popular cultural landscape for centuries for the daring in style and fashion that she brought to 18th century France.

For the better part of the queen's reign.