J. Christopher Herold

J. Christopher Herold was an American historian and author, known for his works on European history. He wrote several books, including 'The Age of Napoleon' and 'Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël', which are well-regarded for their detailed research and engaging narrative style. Herold's contributions to historical literature have been appreciated for their depth and accessibility.


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  1. 1. Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame De Stael

    "Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame De Stael" is a comprehensive biography of Germaine de Stael, one of the most influential women of the 18th and 19th centuries. The book delves into her role as a prominent writer, intellectual, and political activist during the French Revolution and Napoleonic era. It also explores her personal life, detailing her tumultuous relationships, her exile from Paris, and her influential salon that attracted many of the era's leading intellectuals and artists.