Of all the Eye-Witness books the Sara Yorke Stevenson's Maximilian in Mexico: A Woman's Reminiscences of the French Intervention 1862 - 1867 is one of the most lucid, informed, and balanced. He write this reportage during the brief reign of Maximilian, at the time the author was a young girl living with her family in Mexico City. Fascinating, terrific and dramatic. It's a super fast read. Several great unpublished colored photos with incredible details are added, for this superb and unmissable book!
This book is based on: Maximilian in Mexico a woman's reminiscences of the french intervention 1862-1867 of Sara Yorke Stevenson, and most rich added text by Luca Stefano Cristini . No effort has been made to modernize or standardize the spelling used in the original text of Mrs. Pierce Alleman.