Some Very Basic References

The Dictionary of National Biography.

Cannon, John.  The Oxford Dictionary of British History.

Chandler, David.  Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars.

Dickinson, H.T., ed.  A Companion to Eighteenth Century Britain.

Hendrickson, Emily.  The Regency Reference Book.

Treasure, Geoffrey.  Who’s Who in British History: Late Hanoverian Britain, 1789-1837.

The Secret History of the Pink Carnation

Aronson, Theo.  The Golden Bees.

Aronson, Theo.  Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story.

Blunt, Anthony.  Art and Architecture in France, 1500-1700.

Bonaparte, Hortense.  The Memoirs of Queen Hortense.

Bourrienne, Louis Antoine.  Memoires de M. de Bourrienne, ministre d’etat sur Napoleon, le Directoire, le Consulat, l’Empire et la Restauration.

Bruce, Evangeline.  Napoleon and Josephine: the Improbable Marriage.

Castelot, Andre.  Napoleon Bonaparte.

Cronin, Vincent.  Napoleon Bonaparte: An Intimate Biography.

Hibbert, Christopher.  Napoleon: His Wives and Women.

Remusat, Laure.  Memoirs of Madame de Remusat, 1802-1808.

Smith, Digby.  Uniforms of the Napoleonic Wars.

Sparrow, Elizabeth.  Secret Service: British Agents in France, 1792-1815.

Von Kalnein, Wend & David Britt.  Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century.

Wright, Constance.  Daughter to Napoleon: a biography of Hortense, Queen of Holland.

The Masque of the Black Tulip

Ackroyd, Peter.  London: the Biography.

Brewer, John.  The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century.

Burnett, T.A.J.  The Rise and Fall of a Regency Dandy.

Colley, Linda.  Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707-1837.

David, Saul.  The Prince of Pleasure: The Prince of Wales and the Making of the Regency.

Erickson, Carolly.  Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England.

George, M. Dorothy.  London Life in the Eighteenth Century.

Girouard, Mark.  Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History.

Langford, Paul.  A Polite and Commercial People.

Mingay, G.E.  English Landed Society in the 18th Century.

Murray, Venetia.  An Elegant Madness: High Society in Regency England.

Pool, Daniel.  What Jane Austen Ate and What Charles Dickens Knew.

Porter, Roy.  Eighteenth Century England.

Porter, Roy.  London: A Social History.

Summerson, John.  Architecture in Britain, 1530-1830.

Vickery, Amanda.  The Gentleman’s Daughter: Women’s Lives in Georgian England.

Emerald RingThe Deception of the Emerald Ring

Clarke, Harold.  Georgian Dublin.

Connolly, S.J.  The Oxford Companion to Irish History.

Foster, F.  The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland.

Geoghegan, Patrick.  Robert Emmet: A Life.

Malton, James.  Georgian Dublin: Twenty Five Aquatint Views in Color.

O’Donnell, Ruan.  Robert Emmet and the Rising of 1803.

Walsh, John Edward.  Rakes and Ruffians: the Underworld of Georgian Dublin.

Walsh, T.J.  Opera in Dublin, 1798-1820: Frederick Jones and the Crow Street Theatre.

The Seduction of the Crimson Rose

Clark, J.C.D.  English Society, 1688-1832: Ideology, Social Structure, and Political Practice during the Ancien Regime.

Cruickshanks, Eveline, ed.  Ideology and Conspiracy: Aspects of Jacobitism, 1689-1759.

Cruickshanks, Eveline and Jeremy Black, ed.  The Jacobite Challenge.

Edelstein, T.J.  Vauxhall Gardens.

Ford, Boris, ed.  The Cambridge Cultural History of Britain, Volume V: the Eighteenth Century.

Monod, Paul Kleber.  Jacobitism and the English People.

Montgomery-Massingbird, Hugh & Christopher Sykes.  Great Houses of England & Wales.

Stone, Lawrence.  The Family, Sex, and Marriage in England, 1500-1800.

Stone, Lawrence.  The Road to Divorce: England, 1530-1987.

Szechi, Daniel.  The Jacobites: Britain and Europe, 1688-1788.

The Temptation of the Night Jasmine

Night JasmineAndrews, Jonathan & Andrew Scull.  Undertaker of the Mind: John Monro and Mad-Doctoring in Eighteenth Century England

Ashe, Geoffrey.  The Hellfire Clubs: A History of Anti-Morality

Bucholz, R.O.  Office-Holders in Modern Britain (Volume 11): Court Officers, 1660-1837.

Burney, Frances.  Journals and Letters.

Burney, Frances.  The Diaries and Letters of Madame D’Arblay, Volume II.

Fraser, Flora.  Princesses: the Daughters of George III.

Hibbert, Christopher.  George III: A Personal History

Lloyd, Alan.  The King Who Lost America: A Portrait of the Life and Times of George III.

Millar, Simon.  Assaye 1803: Wellington’s First and Bloodiest Victory.

Pain, Nesta.  George III At Home.

Roberts, Jane.  George III and Queen Charlotte: Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste

Somerset, Anne.  Ladies-in-Waiting.

The Betrayal of the Blood Lily

Ali, Mrs. Meer Hassan.  Observations on the Mussulmauns of India Descriptive of Their Manners, Customs, Habits, and Religious Opinions.

Bayly, C.A.  Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire.

Dalrymple, William.  White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India.

Graham, Maria.  Journal of a Residence in India.

James, Lawrence.  Raj: the Making and Unmaking of British India.

Jasanoff, Maya.  Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850.

Kaye, M.M., ed.  The Golden Calm: An English Lady’s Life in Moghul Delhi.

Macmillan, Margaret.  Women of the Raj: the Mothers, Wives, and Daughters of the British Empire in India.

Mason, Philip.  Skinner’s Horse.

Mason, Philip.  The Men Who Ruled India.

Moorhouse, Geoffrey.  India Britannica.

Skinner, James.  The Recollections of Skinner of Skinner’s Horse.

Travers, Robert.  Ideology and Empire in Eighteenth Century India: the British in Bengal.

Weller, Jac.  Wellington in India.


The Mischief of the Mistletoe

Austen, Caroline.  My Aunt Jane Austen: A Memoir and Reminiscences.

Austen, Jane.  Letters.

Austen, Jane.  Catherine and Other Writings.

Austen, Jane.  Northanger Abbey (formerly Susan).

Austen, Jane.  Pride and Prejudice (formerly First Impressions).

Austen, Jane.  The Watsons.

Austen-Leigh, J.E.  A Memoir of Jane Austen and Other Family Recollections.

Austen-Leigh, William.  Jane Austen: Her Life and Letters.

Halperin, John.  The Life of Jane Austen.

Hill, Constance.  Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends.

Ison, Walter.  Georgian Buildings of Bath from 1700-1830.

Le Faye, Deirdre.  Jane Austen: the World of Her Novels.

Spence, Jon.  Becoming Jane Austen.

Tomalin, Claire.  Jane Austen: A Life.


The Orchid Affair

Bell, David A.  Lawyers and Citizens: The Making of a Political Elite in Old Regime France.

Cole, Hubert.  Fouche: the Unprincipled Patriot.

Crow, Thomas.  Painters and Public Life in Eighteenth Century Paris.

Fouche, Joseph.  The Memoirs of Joseph Fouche, Duke of Otranto, Volume I.

Haig, Diana Reid.  Walks Through Napoleon & Josephine’s Paris.

May, Gita.  Elisabeth Vigee LeBrun: The Odyssey of an Artist in an Age of Revolution.

Moore, Lucy.  Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France.

Ravel, Jeffrey S.  The Contested Parterre: Public Theater and French Political Culture.

Remusat, Mme.  Memoirs of Madame de Remusat, 1802-1808.

Robert, Warren.  Jacques-Louis David, Revolutionary Artist: Art, Politics, and the French Revolution

Schom, Alan.  Napoleon Bonaparte.

Sheriff, Mary D.   The Exceptional Woman: Elisabeth Vigee LeBrun and the Cultural Politics of Art.

Vigee LeBrun, Elisabeth.  The Memoirs of Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun.


The Garden Intrigue

Aronson, Theo.  Napoleon and Josephine: A Love Story.

Bonaparte, Hortense.  The Memoirs of Queen Hortense.

Brecher, Frank.   Negotiating the Louisiana Purchase: Robert Livingston’s Mission to France, 1801-1804.

Bruce, Evangeline.  Napoleon and Josephine: The Improbable Marriage.

Castelot, Andre.  Napoleon.

Chew, William.  “Life Before Fodor and Frommer: Americans in Paris from Thomas Jefferson to John Quincy Adams”, French History, Vol 18, No. 1, pp 25-49.

Egan, Clifford.  Neither peace nor war: Franco-American Relations, 1803-1812.

Hibbert, Christopher.  Napoleon: His Wives and Women.

Hicks, Peter.  “Napoleon and the Theatre”.

Irving, Washington.  Letters, 1802-1823.

Le Faye, Deirdre.  Jane Austen’s Outlandish Cousin: The Life and Letters of Eliza de Feuillide.

Philip, Cynthia.  Robert Fulton: A Biography.

Sale, Kirkpatrick.  The Fire of his Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream.

Schom, Alan.  Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life.

Wright, Constance.  Daughter to Napoleon.

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