King Edward VIII

King Edward VIII

by Philip Ziegler

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ISBN-13: 9780007481019
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Prefaceviii
Acknowledgementsxi
Family Treexvi
1The Child1
2The Youth19
3'Oh!! That I Had a Job'48
4The Captain69
5L'Education Sentimentale88
6The Role of the Prince106
7The First Tours115
8India134
9'The Ambassador of Empire'148
10'Half Child, Half Genius'163
11'A Steady Decline'180
12The Last Years as Prince196
13Mrs Simpson222
14Accession240
15'The Most Modernistic Man in England'249
16The King and Mrs Simpson273
17The Last Weeks297
18Abdication311
19Exile336
20Married Life366
21The Duke in Germany386
22Second World War402
23Spain and Portugal420
24The Bahamas437
25The American Connection462
26What Comes Next?484
27'Some Sort of Official Status'496
28The Duke as Author514
29The Final Years534
Nomenclature561
Notes563
Bibliographical Notes635
Index637

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