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Kings & Queens: The Concise Guide

Kings & Queens: The Concise Guide

by Richard Cavendish, Pip Leahy
     
 
Follows on from the success of the larger edition King and Queens.

New handy format and low price point.

Takes a detailed look at each ruler, revealing their life, achievements and failures, as well as their impact on the wider world.

Now in a new handy-format, this fully comprehensive guide offers insight into Britain's monarchs and their chequered histories,

Overview

Follows on from the success of the larger edition King and Queens.

New handy format and low price point.

Takes a detailed look at each ruler, revealing their life, achievements and failures, as well as their impact on the wider world.

Now in a new handy-format, this fully comprehensive guide offers insight into Britain's monarchs and their chequered histories, from pre-Roman times to the present day. Readers will explore the lives and personalities of each monarch, their involvement in and effect on events in their reign. This stunning book includes additional information on the spirit, traditions and innovations of the nation at the time, including politics, arts, architecture and fashions making this a magnificent visual feast guaranteed to bring history alive for readers of all ages, through exciting narrative, renowned paintings and rare archive photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715323762
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 6.16(h) x 1.45(d)

Meet the Author


Richard Cavendish is an author and historian who has written many books and contributed to hundreds of others. His work also appears regularly in History Today magazine. He lives in West London. Pip Leahy is a freelance writer and researcher. She was the chief researcher on Castles (D&C, 2005) and works at the University of Plymouth.

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