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George IV By S Parissien

George IV by S Parissien

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Summary

In this biography, Steven Parissien aims to present George IV against the cultural background of his age, showing how his behaviour affected the contemporary view of both the monarch and the monarchy.

George IV Summary

George IV by S Parissien

In this biography, Steven Parissien aims to present George IV against the cultural background of his age, showing how his behaviour affected the contemporary view of both the monarch and the monarchy, and how his energies and ambitions focused upon the artistic, architectural and social splendour with which many now associate him.

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' A well-informed and elegant assessment of George's impact on Regency times, especially its culture' -- Saul Dvid, Sunday Telegraph

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: the face of death; family and friends. Part 2 Governing passions: the amorous and inconstant sexagenarian; dress and militaria; architectural patronage; connoisseur of fine art; conspicuous consumption; political posturing; the ancien regime. Part 3 Family affairs: separation and divorce; the immense girl. Part 4 Image of royalty: image and reality; George and Napoleon; the masquerade of rooms; the coronation; the visit to Edinburgh. Part 5 The image askew: the king as caricature; recluse.

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GOR003794662
9780719562884
0719562880
George IV by S Parissien
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Murray Press
2001-03-20
462
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