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Queen Victoria's matchmaking : the royal marriages that shaped Europe

by Cadbury, Deborah (Author)

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An exploration of Queen Victoria's matchmaking exploits details how she used her grandchildren to further the influence of the British Empire, despite their own plans and the turmoil that rocked Europe starting in the nineteenth century. Full description

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Summary: An exploration of Queen Victoria's matchmaking exploits details how she used her grandchildren to further the influence of the British Empire, despite their own plans and the turmoil that rocked Europe starting in the nineteenth century.
Physical Description: 382 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-369) and index.
ISBN: 9781610398466
1610398467
Author Notes: Deborah Cadbury is an award-winning TV science producer for the BBC. She is also the author of "The Feminization of Nature". She lives in London.

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