Remaking Queen Victoria

This collection of essays goes beyond the facts of biography and official history to explore the diverse, and sometimes conflicting, meanings she held for her subjects around the world and even for those outside her empire, who made of her ...

Remaking Queen Victoria

Remaking Queen Victoria

An exploration of the diverse and conflicting meanings Queen Victoria held for her subjects and others.

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Remaking Queen Victoria
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Margaret Homans, Adrienne Munich, Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor and President of Clare Hall Gillian Beer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-10-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An exploration of the diverse and conflicting meanings Queen Victoria held for her subjects and others.
The Body of the Queen
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Regina Schulte
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

How many "bodies" does a queen have? What is the significance of multiple "bodies"? How has the gendered body been constructed and perceived within the context of the European courts during the course of the past five centuries? These are some of the questions addressed in this anthology, a contribution
Queen Victoria
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Michael Ledger-Lomas
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-08 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This biography offers a comprehensive account of Victoria's religious life. Drawing on a systematic reading of her journals and a rich selection of archival manuscripts, it sheds new light on Victoria's private beliefs and on her activity as a monarch, who wielded her powers energetically in questions of church and
Making and remaking saints in nineteenth-century Britain
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Gareth Atkins
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-25 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This original collection of essays examines for the first time the place of 'saints' and sanctity in nineteenth-century Britain.
Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide
Language: en
Pages: 806
Authors: Michele Antoinette Paludi
Categories: Abused women
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

"Feminism and Women's Rights Worldwide" is both a richly detailed history of the women's movement around the globe and a road map for the next stages in the ongoing fight for gender equality. In this landmark three-volume set, a remarkable team of contributors draws on a wealth of contemporary research

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