Sinead Fitzgibbon

The Queen: History in an Hour

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Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.
Elizabeth II is the longest lived and, after Queen Victoria, second longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. From her coronation in 1953 to her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, Queen Elizabeth II has stood on the world stage as the figurehead for Britain.
The Queen: History in an Hour tells the story of the Queen Elizabeth II’s life and long reign, her royal duties, service during the Second World War, public perception and the transformation of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations under her rule. In the Diamond Jubilee year this is essential reading for Royalists and Republicans alike.
Know your stuff: read about Queen Elizabeth II in just one hour.
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    But, if there is anything at all to be learned from history, it is that things rarely go according to plan.
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    She] is quite a character. She had an air of authority and reflectiveness astonishing in an infant.’
    Дмитрий Кувшиновhas quoted3 years ago
    The Prince of Wales has often been an outspoken critic of modernist architecture. In the early 1980s, he brought himself into direct conflict with members of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) by describing the proposed new extension of the National Gallery as a ‘monstrous carbuncle on the fact of a much-loved and elegant friend.’

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