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The monarchy has remained important in British public life long after monarchs ceased, in the early nineteenth century, to govern as well as to reign, and popular legitimacy came to be founded on representation, not the immutability of a sacred hierarchy. This book addresses two fundamental questions about the British monarchy in the modern period. What has been its function in the political and social life of the nation? Why, for much but by no means all of the modern period, has it been so popular with its subjects? Leading historians offer contributions on the monarchy and public values, the monarchy's popularity, the monarchy and Ireland, the monarchy and film, gender and the monarchy, the royal court and republicanism, and the monarchy and the wider world. These essays shed considerable new light on the monarchy's place in British public life and on the broader social and political history of modern Britain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521606356
ISBN-10: 0521606357
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 338
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Andrzej Olechnowicz

Andrzej Olechnowicz is Lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Durham. He is the author of Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate (1997).

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