Talking of the Royal Family by Prof. Michael Billig
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Talking of the Royal Family
By Prof. Michael Billig

Talking of the Royal Family

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Talking of the Royal Family by Prof. Michael Billig

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To talk about royalty is to talk of many things: privilege, equality, nationality, morality, family life, parenting, divorce, the media and more. Important themes and issues flow through the seemingly trivial everyday chatter about royalty. Now with a new preface, Talking of the Royal Family was the first serious full-length study of royalty to emerge from this rhetorical perspective and remains relevant today.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415067461
ISBN-10: 0415067464
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Nov-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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