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Queen Elizabeth Ii

Author : Douglas Liversidge
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036017809
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Queen Elizabeth I

Author : Elizabeth I (Queen of England)
ISBN : 0743476441
Genre : History
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A new collection of selected original writings by the sixteenth-century monarch offers an introductory perspective on Elizabethan literature and is complemented by eight pages of black-and-white photographs. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Category: History

Queen Elizabeth

Author : Mandell Creighton
ISBN : PRNC:32101067403566
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A thorough and precise biography of Queen Elizabeth I. As the author states in the preface, he sought to "sketch the life of Elizabeth as plainly as possible" and "endeavored to illustrate a character, rather than to write the history of a time." In this, he succeeds and gives a wonderful overview, with many important details of Elizabeth's life.
Category: ENGLAND

Queen Elizabeth I

Author : Christa Jansohn
ISBN : 3825875296
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This work marks the 400th anniversary of the death of one of England's greatest monarchs, a highly intelligent and successful ruler. The volume appeals to everyone interested in the charismatic character of Elizabeth I, her time and cultural afterlife. Contributors focus on important aspects of Elizabeth's subtle and resourceful political power and the longstanding struggle she faced at home and abroad as well as the threats posed to her realm. This edition presents a series of essays about fictional representations of Queen Elizabeth I in literature, music, and film. Articles illuminate the fascinating story of her numerous afterlives and their significance for the cultural history of England, its sense of identity and psyche. Essays investigate the ceremony, festivities, and dance practices at her court and bring to life the cultural significance of this colorful and extraordinary monarch. Christa Jansohn is professor of British culture at the University of Bamberg, Germany.
Category: Literary Criticism

Queen Elizabeth Ii

Author : Sarah Bradford
ISBN : 9780141961682
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 23.98 MB
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Elizabeth II has lived through the Abdication, the Blitz and World War Two, the sex and spy scandals of the swinging sixties, the Cold War and the nuclear threat and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. She has known 11 US Presidents including JFK and Ronald Reagan, and other world leaders like President Mandela and Pope John XXII. Her Prime Ministers have ranged from Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher to David Cameron, the last only ten years older than her grandson. Her own family experiences, a mixture of happiness and crisis, weddings and divorces, and, in the case of Diana, violent death, have been lived in the glare of tabloid headlines. More than 2 billion people watched the wedding of her grandson Prince William to Catherine Middleton in 2010 shortly before she made the first State Visit to Ireland by a British monarch for 100 years. Our world has changed more in her lifetime than in any of her predecessors': the Queen has remained a calm presence at the centre, earning the respect of monarchists and republicans. How has she done it?
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Queen Elizabeth A Life Of The Queen Mother

Author : Penelope Mortimer
ISBN : UOM:39015049804316
Genre : Great Britain
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Biografie van de Engelse koningin-moeder Elizabeth (geb. 1900), echtgenote van George VI.
Category: Great Britain