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Queen and country : the fifty-year reign of Elizabeth II

Verfasser/in: William Shawcross
Verlag: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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The year 2002 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Elizabeth II's accession to the British throne. To celebrate this occasion, William Shawcross, an award-winning writer and journalist, has written an intimate and revealing portrait of the Queen and an absorbing narrative of how the faces of the monarchy, Britain, and the world have changed over the past fifty years. Britain today bears little resemblance to the  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Königin II ) Elisabeth (Großbritannien; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: William Shawcross
ISBN: 0743226763 9780743226769
OCLC-Nummer: 48773942
Beschreibung: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Inhalt: Preface: Death and devotion --
African queen --
New Elizabethans --
Constitutional monarch --
Changing people --
Women at work --
Royal paper chase --
Abroad and at home --
Young prime ministers --
Fifty years on --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Verfasserangabe: William Shawcross.
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This magnificently illustrated volume, produced in cooperation with BBC Books in London, combines an insightful text by noted historian Shawcross with personal recollections and over 100 remarkable  Weiterlesen…

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