The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Reign of Queen Anne, Volume 1 (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Justin McCarthy
     
 

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In a contemporary review of McCarthy's two-volume history of Queen Anne, The New York Times praises the "marked ability" with which the historian acquits himself of the "difficult task" of tracing one of the most notable reigns in English history (1702-1714)—a period that saw the rise of the modern Parliamentary system.

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In a contemporary review of McCarthy's two-volume history of Queen Anne, The New York Times praises the "marked ability" with which the historian acquits himself of the "difficult task" of tracing one of the most notable reigns in English history (1702-1714)—a period that saw the rise of the modern Parliamentary system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411452176
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
398
File size:
543 KB

Meet the Author


Justin Huntly McCarthy (1859-1936) was an Irish historian, novelist, playwright, biographer, and Member of Parliament—serving in the House of Commons from 1884 to 1892.  The son of the noted historian Justin McCarthy, he is best remembered for his history The Reign of Queen Anne (1902) and the play If I Were King (1902), which has been twice adapted by Hollywood. 

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