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Queen Victoria

Author: Walter L Arnstein
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the private life and the public role of the young princess who inherited Britain's throne as a teenager and who became the symbolic head of the largest empire in the history of the world. Incorporates the findings of past studies and research to shed light on often-neglected aspects of Victoria's life and reign: her concern with gender roles, religion, politics, and Ireland; as well as her involvement with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter L Arnstein
ISBN: 9780333638064 9780333638071 0333638069 0333638077
OCLC Number: 51855069
Description: xii, 254 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: The cloistered princess --
The royal teenager --
The model of domesticity --
The reigning partner --
Britain's champion --
The reclusive widow --
The guardian of the constitution --
The imperial matriarch --
The paradoxical monarch --
Appendixes: Queen Victoria's maternal relations ; Queen Victoria's paternal relations ; Queen Victoria as "Grandmother of Europe."
Responsibility: Walter L. Arnstein.
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