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Prince Albert : the man who saved the monarchy / A.N. Wilson
BOOK | Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers | [2019], c2019. | First U.S. edition.
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First U.S. edition.
Descript.
xvii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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Note
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2019 by Atlantic Books" -- Title page verso.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-395) and index.
Contents
Princess Beatrice's war work -- His mother -- The Wettins -- Childhood: "Tout rappelle l'homme à ses devoirs" -- "These dearest beloved cousins" : Albert's first visit to England -- European journeys -- A somewhat rough experience -- Unbounded influence -- Public art, public life -- Neptune resigning his empire to Britannia -- Malthusian calamity -- Cambridge -- The year of revolutions -- Balmoral -- The Great Exhibition of 1851 : the making of the modern world -- The Great Exhibition : "so vast, so glorious" -- Stormy weather -- The Prince Consort at last -- King in all but name -- The care and work begin -- She was the strong one.
Summary
In this companion biography to the acclaimed "Victoria", A.N. Wilson offers a deeply textured and ambitious portrait of Prince Albert, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the royal consort's birth.
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Man who saved the monarchy
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9780062749550 (hbk.)
0062749552 (hbk.)
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