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Queen Victoria : a personal history

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The unearthing of lively, telling anecdotes is the special province of Christopher Hibbert, who delights in forcing readers, in the most entertaining way, to reassess all their notions about some of the world's most intriguing historical figures. His biography of Victoria is no exception. We learn in these pages that not only was she the formidable, demanding, capricious Queen of popular imagination, but she was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Queen Victoria.
New York : Basic Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)607775045
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Königin) Viktoria (Großbritannien
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 0465067611 9780465067619 9780306810855 0306810859
OCLC Number: 45648943
Description: xviii, 557 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical table, photographs, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Queen Victoria's Prime Ministers --
1819-1861 --
1861-1901.
Responsibility: Christopher Hibbert.

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First time in paperback: An intimate biography of a larger-than-life persona-and a radical reassessment of a monarch we thought we knew.  Read more...
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