The institution of monarchy in Britain is in deep crisis. Scarcely a day goes by without some new revelation about the private life of some or other of the Royals splashed all over the tabloid newspapers, and public interest in the House of Windsor is more feverish and obssessional than ever. This book takes the Queen seriously as the subject of historical biography, exmaining in depth the influences that formed her or the ideas she represents. In this work, Ben Pimlott treats the Head of State - who has been the rigorous and objective scrutiny he has applied to major political personalities, using a wide range of new sources, including interviews, diaries and letters, and papers in the Royal Archives.
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Ben Pimlott is Professor of Politics and Contemporary History at Birkbeck College, London. He is the author of Labour and the Left in the 1930s (1977), Hugh Dalton (1985) which won the Whitbread Prize for Biography, Harold Wilson (1992) and Frustrate Their Knavish Tricks (1994). He has been a political columnist for The Times, New Statesman and Sunday Times. He also reviews regularly for the Independent on Sunday, Guardian and Observer.
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Book Description Harper Collins, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Golden Jubilee Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007114354
Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007114354