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Talking of the royal family

Author: Michael Billig
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
The mingling of our lives with those of the Royal family is an absorbing but neglected subject. This path-breaking book explores the part the Royals play in organizing everyday social values and ambitions.

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Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain; Elisabeth, Großbritannien Königin; Élisabeth, (reine de Grande-Bretagne ;; Königin II ) Elisabeth (Großbritannien
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Billig
ISBN: 0415067456 9780415067454 0415067464 9780415067461
OCLC Number: 23384327
Description: x, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Problem of Monarchy --
2. The Envy of the World --
3. The Continuing Mystery --
4. Identifying With Them --
5. Settling Accounts --
6. Desire, Denial and the Press --
7. A Woman's Realm --
8. The Heritage of the Future.
Responsibility: Michael Billig.
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Important themes and issues flow through the seemingly trivial chatter about royalty. This book was the first serious study of royalty to emerge from this rhetorical perspective and now with a new  Read more...


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