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Elizabeth II : the steadfast

Author: Douglas Hurd
Publisher: [London] : Allen Lane, 2015.
Series: Penguin monarchs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elizabeth II's personality and influence remain elusive. This book, by a senior politician who has spent significant periods of time in her company, and is also a distinguished historian, portrays her more credibly.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elisabeth, Großbritannien Königin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Hurd
ISBN: 9780141979410 0141979410
OCLC Number: 922841782
Description: vii, 101 pages, 8 unnumbered page of plates : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits, genealogical table ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Lilibet --
2. Princess in Uniform --
3. A Monarch for Modern Times --
4. Political Pitfalls --
5. Royal Reserve --
6. A Flower for the Queen --
7. Farewell Britannia --
8. Vox Populi --
9. Crown and Commonwealth --
10. Annus Horribilis --
11. A Time for Rejoicing --
12. Church and State --
13. The Sport of Kings and Queens --
14. The Centre Holds.
Series Title: Penguin monarchs.
Responsibility: Douglas Hurd.

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In September 2015 Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch. During her long lifetime Britain and the world have changed beyond recognition, yet throughout she has stood steadfast  Read more...

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