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Rose, Kenneth 1924-2014

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Works: 15 works in 90 publications in 2 languages and 3,755 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Biographies 
Roles: Author
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Publications about Kenneth Rose
Publications by Kenneth Rose
Publications by Kenneth Rose, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Kenneth Rose
King George V by Kenneth Rose( Book )
30 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,735 libraries worldwide
This profile of one of the most popular sovereigns of recent British history chronicles his uninspired early life and his development into a competent and principled monarch
Superior person: a portrait of Curzon and his circle in late Victorian England by Kenneth Rose( Book )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
The later Cecils by Kenneth Rose( Book )
11 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
The House of Cecil"--Prologue, p. 1-2
Kings, queens & courtiers : intimate portraits of the Royal House of Windsor from its foundation to the present day by Kenneth Rose( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Elusive Rothschild : the life of Victor, third baron by Kenneth Rose( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
"Victor, 3rd Baron Rothschild (1910-1990), lived the lives of a dozen men. Heir to a dynasty of bankers, he chose to be a zoologist whose studies on the love life of the sea urchin and other species in time bought him election to the Royal Society. 'Do not take frogs' eggs into the bank', King George V chaffed the young scientist." "His leisure hours, too, glowed with promise and achievement. As a county cricketer he faced the bodyline bowling of Harold Larwood. He formed the most complete collection in private hands of English eighteenth-century first editions. He was an accomplished jazz pianist." "Throughout the war he served in M15 as head of counter-sabotage. One duty was to examine presents of food, drink and cigars sent to Winston Churchill in case they contained poison or explosives. For his cold courage in defusing a new type of time bomb hidden by German agents in ships bound for Britain he was awarded the George Medal." "Having spent a decade directing research for the Royal Dutch Shell group, he was chosen by Edward Heath to be the first head of the Think Tank that offered independent advice to the Cabinet on problems as diverse as race relations and nuclear reactors, Concorde and coal." "The Whitehall mandarins resented Rothschild's intrusion, but he went on to be Chairman of the Royal Commission on Gambling and a member of the committee that advised Margaret Thatcher on the Poll Tax." "His last years were clouded by misfortune. Among his early intimates at Cambridge were Guy Burgess and Anthony Blunt. When one defected to Moscow and the other confessed to having been a Soviet spy, those carefree friendships returned to haunt him. Pilloried in press and parliament, he sought vindication by unwise means."--BOOK JACKET
Who's who in the Royal House of Windsor by Kenneth Rose( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Curzon : a most superior person : a biography by Kenneth Rose( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
George V by Kenneth Rose( Book )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
William Harvey by Kenneth Rose( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Intimate portraits of the Royal House of Windsor from its foundation to the present day by Kenneth Rose( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire : a monograph by Kenneth Rose( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
King George V by Kenneth Rose( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
British King George V became Prince of Wales in 1901 and ascended to the throne in 1910 upon the death of his father Edward VII. c1983
Superior Person by Kenneth Rose( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, 1917-1977 by Kenneth Rose( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Kenneth Rose Royal biographer and winner of the Whitbread Book Award
Kenneth Vivian Rose
Rose, K.
Rose, Kenneth Vivian 1924-
Languages
English (85)
Russian (1)
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