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

Auteur : William Shawcross
Éditeur : New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.
Édition/format :   Print book : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Biography
Personne nommée : Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Königin II ) Elisabeth (Großbritannien
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William Shawcross
ISBN : 0743226763 9780743226769
Numéro OCLC : 48773942
Description : 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contenu : 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.
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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