Marie Antoinette "Madame Deficit"
Explore Versailles, Marie Antoinette’s extravagant home, and take a closer look at Marie’s private estate:
Chateau de Versailles. http://en.chateauversailles.fr/homepage.
Follow this step-by-step video recipe to make croissants like those that Marie Antoinette ate:
About.com. “Croissant Recipe.” http://video.about.com/baking/Croissant-Recipe.htm.
Meet Lady Antonia Fraser, one of Marie’s leading biographers, and discover what she thinks of Marie Antoinette:
PBS. “Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution.” http://www.pbs.org/marieantoinette/interviews/fraser.html.
Take a peek at some of Marie’s jewelry that survived the French revolution:
Schuman, Kate. Marie Antoinette pearls to be auctioned.” USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2007-09-27-2971639071_x.htm.
Englar, Mary. Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. Capstone Press, 2008.
Fraser, Antonia. Marie Antoinette: The Journey. Anchor, 2002.
Kielty, Barnardine. Marie Antoinette. Random House, 1955.
Lever, Evelyne. Marie Antoinette: The Last Queen of France. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2000.
Marie Antoinette Online. “Marie Antoinette—A Biography.” http://www.marie-antoinette.org/biography/biography_english/.
The Guillotine. http://www.theguillotine.info/.