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The Contentious Crown: Public Discussion of the British Monarchy in the Reign of Queen Victoria Richard Williams

The Contentious Crown: Public Discussion of the British Monarchy in the Reign of Queen Victoria

Richard Williams

Published January 1st 1997
ISBN : 9781859281062
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304 pages
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This text focuses on the public discussion of the British monarchy in the reign of Queen Victoria. Topics discussed include radical and republican criticism of the monarchy 1837-61, the rise and fall of the British republican movement 1861-1901,MoreThis text focuses on the public discussion of the British monarchy in the reign of Queen Victoria. Topics discussed include radical and republican criticism of the monarchy 1837-61, the rise and fall of the British republican movement 1861-1901, perceptions of political power and partisanship 1837-1901, the monarchy, patriotism and nationalism, reverence and sentimentality towards the monarchy and Royal family, and attitudes to royal ceremonial.