THE SANCY BLOOD DIAMOND
ebook

THE SANCY BLOOD DIAMOND (ebook)

Editorial:
WILEY
ISBN:
9780470357101
Formato:
Epublication content package
DRM
Si

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1. Golconda.

2. Valentine and the Dukes.

3. Valentine?s Revenge.

4. The Last Great Burgundian Dukes.

5. Playing into the Hands of Thieves.

6. The Diamond Vanishes.

7. The Kings and the Counting Houses.

8. The Coveted Touchstone of Power.

9. At the Heart of the Struggle for Power.

10. The Pawn on the Chessboard of Giants.

11. Three Determined Men of Dubious Character.

12. The Man Who ?Sweated Lies from Every Pore?.

13. The Curse of Blind Ambition.

14. Inalienable in Untrustworthy Hands.

15. The Wooing of the Spanish Infanta.

16. In the Crown of Henrietta Maria, the French Queen of England.

17. Redeemed and Cursed as the Ultimate Symbol of Power.

18. The Exiled Queen and the Cardinal Thief.

19. Mazarin: Corrupted by Absolute Power.

20. A Mere Bauble in the Sun King?s Crown.

21. Just Another Symbol at the Heart of Power.

22. The Hated Diamond.

23. Slipping through the Deft Hands of Thieves.

24. The Bonaparte Legacy.

25. Spain and His Most Catholic Majesty Joseph.

26. In the Hands of the Demidoffs.

27. A Jewel of Historic Curiosity.

28. The Last Private Owners: The New ?Royals?.

29. Epilogue or Epitaph?

Selected Bibliography.

Index.