Elizabeth: A Celebration in Photographs of the Queen's Life and Reign

Elizabeth: A Celebration in Photographs of the Queen's Life and Reign

by Jennie Bond

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Overview

Completely updated to include all the Jubilee proceedings, this authoritative photographic history covers the Queen's reign

On February 6, 1952, Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, became Queen on the death of her father, King George VI. The reign that was to see major changes both in the country and Commonwealth and in the role of the monarchy began far away from Britain in a game reserve in Kenya. This book chronicles this remarkable period in the history of Britain's monarchy in lavish and fascinating detail. The Queen has been constantly under scrutiny ever since she took the throne, and this book presents a balanced and absorbing account of her life and of her role as the head of state in a country and a world that have changed almost beyond recognition in the 60 years since she inherited the throne.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780973494
Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 921,680
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jennie Bond joined the BBC in 1977 following five years as a newspaper reporter. She became a television reporter in 1988 and Royal Correspondent in 1989. She has hosted various programs for the BBC, gives talks about her work worldwide and on the ocean liner QE2, and is a special contributor to Hello! magazine.

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