Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria
Publisher Da Capo Press
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 557
ISBN UOM:39015066816599
Rating 4/5 from 5 reviews
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Commemorating the centennial of Queen Victoria's death, a thought-provoking profile of the famed British monarch examines the complex life, reign, and personality of a woman who sat on the throne for sixty-four years. By the author of George III. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Queen Victoria
  • Author : Christopher Hibbert
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release Date : 2001-11-29

Commemorating the centennial of Queen Victoria's death, a thought-provoking profile of the famed British monarch examines the complex life, reign, and personality of a woman who sat on the throne for sixty-four years. By the author of George III. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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Victoria  The Queen
  • Author : Julia Baird
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22

The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief,

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : John Plunkett,Lecturer in Victorian Literature and Culture School of English John Plunkett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2003

The nineteenth century saw the arrival of the mass media: high-volume illustrated newspapers and magazines, photography, and the telegraph which connected every part of the Empire. From the beginning, royalty was an essential subject for the media; Victoria's reign was documented in a detailnever known before: her accession and coronation,

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Queen Victoria s Secrets
  • Author : Adrienne Munich
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 1996

An unconventional figure in an age that excluded women from government, Victoria was accorded prominence unavailable to any male monarch. Yet as Adrienne Munich argues in this fascinating work, the originality of the solid, dour icon that was Victoria lay, paradoxically, in her very ordinariness. The first book to fully

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Hourly History
  • Publisher : Hourly History
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19

The Queen of Great Britain and Ireland for 63 years, the mother of nine children and grandmother to 42, Queen Victoria’s life was one of magnificent proportions. Victoria’s childhood was difficult and lonely but from the time she took the throne aged just eighteen she blossomed into a powerful woman,

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Balmoral
  • Author : Ronald Clark
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2011-09-28

First published in 1981, this is Ronald Clark's engagingly readable account of Queen Victoria's relationship with "Our dear Balmoral" and the life that went on there. The biography of Balmoral begins with the first visit to Scotland of the young Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert in 1842. Five years later,

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Dorothy Thompson
  • Publisher : Virago Press
  • Release Date : 2008

Queen Victoria came to the throne almost without resources, under threat from republicanism, in a period of social, political and economic turbulence. She died, having revived the failing image of the British monarchy, head of one of the world's richest families. Victoria was the first monarch in British history to

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Lytton Strachey
  • Publisher : Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1989

This study of the childhood, marriage, and reign of England's beloved queen reveals a tender but determined woman

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Queen Victoria  Her Great Empire
  • Author : Alan MacDonald
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02

Everybody knows Victoria married a chap called Albert and wore black clothes - all the time. But did you know that Victoria: Went on her holidays in disguise? Was best pals with herrude Scottish servant? Everything you could ever want to know about Queen Victoria!

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Queen Victoria  Twenty Four Days That Changed Her Life
  • Author : Lucy Worsley
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08

The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era A passionate princess, an astute and clever queen, and a cunning widow, Victoria played many roles throughout her life. In Queen Victoria: Twenty-Four Days That Changed Her Life, Lucy Worsley introduces her as a woman leading a truly

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Christopher Hibbert
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2000

In 1837, Victoria came to the throne at the age of 18, a pretty girl, not five feet tall, to preside over what was, perhaps, the most momentous period in British history. During the 64 years of her reign, she saw thrones fall, empires crumble, new continents explored and mapped, while her own

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Puffin
  • Publisher : Puffin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-04

This vibrant mini-hardback celebrates the reign of one of Britain's most iconic rulers. Filled with beautiful illustrations, early photographs and details from throughout her reign. She guided Great Britain through a period of immense change and invention. This book explores the lasting legacy Victoria and her devoted husband, Prince Albert,

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Queen Victoria s Matchmaking
  • Author : Deborah Cadbury
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14

A captivating exploration of the role in which Queen Victoria exerted the most international power and influence: as a matchmaking grandmother. As her reign approached its sixth decade, Queen Victoria's grandchildren numbered over thirty, and to maintain and increase British royal power, she was determined to maneuver them into a

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Queen Victoria
  • Author : Walter L. Arnstein
  • Publisher : Palgrave
  • Release Date : 2003-04-28

In this engaging study, Walter L. Arnstein explores both the private life and the public role of the young princess who inherited Britain's throne as a teenager and who became the octogenarian symbolic head of the largest empire in the history of the world. Arnstein incorporates the findings of past

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The Letters of Queen Victoria  A Selection From Her Majesty s Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861  Complete
  • Author : Queen of Great Britain Victoria
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 1907

Entrusted by His Majesty the King with the duty of making a selection from Queen Victoria's correspondence, we think it well to describe briefly the nature of the documents which we have been privileged to examine, as well as to indicate the principles which have guided us throughout. It has

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