Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart: On the Perils of Marriage

Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart: On the Perils of Marriage

by Anka Muhlstein
     
 

Dual biography investigates perennial question for any ambitious woman: to marry or not to marry. In this major double biography, Anka Muhlstein examines the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots. Uniquely at this time, both of the thrones of the British Isles were held by women, which brought the issue of royal

Overview


Dual biography investigates perennial question for any ambitious woman: to marry or not to marry. In this major double biography, Anka Muhlstein examines the turbulent relationship between Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots. Uniquely at this time, both of the thrones of the British Isles were held by women, which brought the issue of royal marriages to the fore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904950851
Publisher:
Haus Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Meet the Author


Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris but has lived in New York for the past 30 years. An historian, she has published several monographs, including on the three 'Temporary Queens' of France, Catherine de Medicis, Maria de Medicis and Anne of Austria. In 1996 she was awarded the Prix Goncourt for her biography of Astolphe de Custine. She is also the co-author with her husband Louis Begley of Venice for Lovers.

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