ISBN-10:
0719057701
ISBN-13:
9780719057700
Pub. Date:
08/15/2010
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Queenship in Britain 1660-1837: Royal patronage, court culture and dynastic politics

Queenship in Britain 1660-1837: Royal patronage, court culture and dynastic politics

by Clarissa Campbell Orr

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ISBN-13: 9780719057700
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 08/15/2010
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Clarissa Campbell Orr is Reader in Enlightenment, Gender and Court Studies at Anglia Ruskin University

Table of Contents

Contents

Editor's acknowledgements

List of contributors

List of illustrations

Introduction: Court studies, gender and women's history 1660-1837 - Clarissa Campbell Orr

1. Catherine of Braganza and cultural politics - Edward Corp

2. Mary Beatrice of Modena: the 'second bless'd of womankind'? - Andrew Barclay

3. Queen Anne: victim of her virtues? - Robert Bucholz

4. Queen Caroline of Ansbach and the European princely museum tradition - Joanna Marschner

5. Queens-in-waiting: Caroline of Ansbach and Augusta of Saxe-Coburg as Princess of Wales - Christine Gerrard

6. Anne of Hanover and Orange (1707-59) as patron and practitioner of the arts - Richard G. King

7. The daughters of George II: marriage and dynastic politics - Vanessa Baker-Smith

8. 'To play what game she pleased without observation': Princess Augusta and the political drama of succession, 1736-56 - John L. Bullion

9. Queen Charlotte, 'Scientific Queen' - Clarissa Campbell Orr

10. Queen Adelaide: malign influence or consort maligned? - A. W. Purdue

Index

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