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Spy Techniques: A Housewife’s Primer

How to be a Spy! Good housewives, rejoice! It turns out your skills could get you hired by an intelligence agency. Or at least they could have in the eighteenth century. Read the Good Housewife’s Primer for Effective Spies to … Continue reading

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The Empress and Le Monstre

Frederick of Prussia never referred to Empress Maria Theresa as anything but the Queen of Hungary. She, in turn, privately called him “le Monstre.” They never met, but here from Prussian Counterpoint is an encounter between the Empress and the … Continue reading

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Haydn in the Bergl Rooms

In the later years of her life, the Empress Maria Theresa had a summer apartment decorated for herself in the imperial summer palace, Schönbrunn. The set of four rooms—a salon, a study, a bedchamber, and a fourth room whose use … Continue reading

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