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The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy By John Cannon

The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy
by John Cannon

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This account of the British monarchy contains over 400 illustrations, and spans from the Dark Ages through to the present day. The result is a portrait not only of kings and queens but also of the monarchy as a political and social force.
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The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy by John Cannon

This is an authoritative account of the British monarchy containing over 400 illustrations and spanning from the Dark Ages through to the present day. The result is a portrait not only of kings and queens but also of the monarchy as a political and social force. The text is intended for general readers, scholars and students of British history and political institutions, especially those with a particular interest in the monarchy.

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The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy Reviews


"What a feast....A sumptuously illustrated volume that like all good works of reference lends itself to browsing." --Sunday Telegraph (London)
"Lovely to look at, wonderfully helpful as a source of specific information, a delight to read straight through."--ALA Booklist


"What a feast....A sumptuously illustrated volume that like all good works of reference lends itself to browsing." --Sunday Telegraph (London)
"Lovely to look at, wonderfully helpful as a source of specific information, a delight to read straight through."--ALA Booklist

"What a feast....A sumptuously illustrated volume that like all good works of reference lends itself to browsing." --Sunday Telegraph (London)
"Lovely to look at, wonderfully helpful as a source of specific information, a delight to read straight through."--ALA Booklist


"What a feast....A sumptuously illustrated volume that like all good works of reference lends itself to browsing." --Sunday Telegraph (London)


"Lovely to look at, wonderfully helpful as a source of specific information, a delight to read straight through."--ALA Booklist


About John Cannon



About the Authors:
John Cannon is Professor of History at the University of Newcastle. Ralph Griffiths is Professor of History at University College of Swansea.

Table of Contents


1: Diverse Origins, c.400-1016. 2: The Age of `Empires', 1016-1216. 3: Monarch and Nation, 1216-1509. 4: Governing Monarchy, 1509-1689. 5: Mixed Monarchy, 1689-1820. 6: Popular Monarchy, 1820-1997. Royal Residences and Tombs. Genealogies of Royal Lines. List of Monarchs. Further Reading. Illustration Sources. Index

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GOR003781579
The Oxford Illustrated History of the British Monarchy by John Cannon
John Cannon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-09-12
738
019288073X
9780192880734
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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