Monarchies

Monarchies

by Diane Gimpel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147920
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Exploring World Governments Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1230L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction What Is Government? 6

Chapter 1 Queen Elizabeth II, a Modern Monarch 8

Chapter 2 What Is a Monarchy? 20

Chapter 3 Key Monarchies in World History 32

Chapter 4 The Origins and Expansion of Power 44

Chapter 5 Staying in Power 54

Chapter 6 Succession in Monarchies 68

Chapter 7 How Monarchies End 80

Chapter 8 Living in a Monarchy 90

Chapter 9 Monarchies and International Relations 102

Chapter 10 Monarchies, Media, and Celebrity 112

Chapter 11 Downsides to Modern Monarchies 122

Chapter 12 Positive Attributes of Modern Monarchies 132

Quick Facts 144

Glossary 148

Additional Resources 150

Source Notes 152

Index 157

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