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The Resource Victoria The Queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire, Julia Baird

Victoria The Queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire, Julia Baird

Label
Victoria The Queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire
Title
Victoria The Queen
Title remainder
an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire
Statement of responsibility
Julia Baird
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baird, Julia
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Victoria
  • Queens
  • Great Britain
Label
Victoria The Queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire, Julia Baird
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The race to the crown -- The birth of "pocket Hercules" -- The lonely, naughty princess -- An impossible, strange madness -- "Awful scenes in the house" -- Becoming queen: "I shall not fail" -- The coronation: "a dream out of the Arabian nights" -- Learning to rule -- A scandal in the palace -- Virago in love -- The bride: "I never, never spent such an evening" -- Only the husband, not the master -- The palace intruders -- King to all intents: "like a vulture into his prey" -- Perfect, awful, spotless prosperity -- Annus Mirabilis: the revolutionary year -- What Albert did: the Great Exhibition of 1851 -- The Crimea: 'This unsatisfactory war' -- London boils over -- Royal parents: "everything passes so quickly!" -- "Who will call me Victoria now?" -- "The whole house seems like Pompeii." -- Resuscitating the widow at Windsor -- The queen's stallion -- The faery queen awakes -- Enough to kill any man -- Two ironclads colliding: the queen and Mr. Gladstone -- The monarch in a bonnet -- The "poor munshi" -- The diamond empire -- The end of the Victorian Age - "The streets were indeed a strange sight."
Control code
18673484
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xlvii, 696 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400069880
Lccn
2015025297
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
Victoria The Queen : an intimate biography of the woman who ruled an empire, Julia Baird
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The race to the crown -- The birth of "pocket Hercules" -- The lonely, naughty princess -- An impossible, strange madness -- "Awful scenes in the house" -- Becoming queen: "I shall not fail" -- The coronation: "a dream out of the Arabian nights" -- Learning to rule -- A scandal in the palace -- Virago in love -- The bride: "I never, never spent such an evening" -- Only the husband, not the master -- The palace intruders -- King to all intents: "like a vulture into his prey" -- Perfect, awful, spotless prosperity -- Annus Mirabilis: the revolutionary year -- What Albert did: the Great Exhibition of 1851 -- The Crimea: 'This unsatisfactory war' -- London boils over -- Royal parents: "everything passes so quickly!" -- "Who will call me Victoria now?" -- "The whole house seems like Pompeii." -- Resuscitating the widow at Windsor -- The queen's stallion -- The faery queen awakes -- Enough to kill any man -- Two ironclads colliding: the queen and Mr. Gladstone -- The monarch in a bonnet -- The "poor munshi" -- The diamond empire -- The end of the Victorian Age - "The streets were indeed a strange sight."
Control code
18673484
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xlvii, 696 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781400069880
Lccn
2015025297
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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