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George VI.

Author: Judd Denis
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George VI was the man not born to be king. He nonetheless rescued the British monarchy in the aftermath of the abdication crisis and cemented its prestige with his well-judged performance during World War II and the Blitz. In this acclaimed biography, Denis Judd tells the story of Prince Bertie's transformation into King George VI including his struggle with a crippling shyness and sense of inadequacy, exacerbated  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Denis, Judd.
George VI.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2012
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judd Denis
ISBN: 9780857730411 085773041X
OCLC Number: 851315628
Description: 1 online resource (438 pages)
Contents: Cover; Author Biography; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface to the 2012 Edition; Preface; Introduction; 1: A Royal, and Deprived, Childhood, 1895-1908; 2: The Naval Cadet, 1909-1913; 3: The Royal Navy, 1913-1917; 4: Further Education, 1918-1920; 5: The Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, 1920-1923; 6: Royal Wedding, 1923; 7: Duke at Work: Industrial Relations; 8: The Duke of York's Camp; 9: Wider Responsibilities, Lionel Logue, and the World Tour, 1924-1927; 10: Family Man, 1926-1936. 11: The Abdication: The Monarchy in Crisis, 193612: The New King, 1936-1939; 13: Their Finest Hours, 1939-1941; 14: The Grand Alliance, 1941-1945; 15: The King and The Labour Government, 1945-1951; 16: A Suitable Addition: The Royal Family and Philip Mountbatten; 17: Last Years, 1951-1952; Bibliography; Endnotes.

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Rev. ed. of: King George VI. London: Michael Joseph, 1982.  Read more...

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