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9781250274847

The crown in crisis : countdown to the abdication

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First U.S. edition.

A definitive account of the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936 draws on archival material and interviews with the king's closest friends to detail the role played by the king's opponents and supporters and the resulting scandal at a time when war was imminent.

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Gorham Free Library 941.08 LARMAN (Text)
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52119300216707
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Lima Public Library 941.08 LAR (Text)
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32139002049383
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Red Jacket Community Library 941 LAR (Text)
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 941.08 LAR (Text)
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1001 . ‡aLarman, Alexander, ‡d1981- ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe crown in crisis : ‡bcountdown to the abdication / ‡cAlexander Larman.
250 . ‡aFirst U.S. edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bSt. Martin's Press, ‡c2021.
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡axviii, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : ‡billustrations ; ‡c25 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index.
5050 . ‡aDramatis personae -- Introduction -- Prologue -- The royal concubine -- 'The most modernistic man in England' -- God save the king -- 'Flatterers, sycophants and malice' -- 'Power without responsibility' -- 'The most serious crisis of my life' -- 'Something must be done' -- 'A clever means of escape' -- 'Make Britain great again' -- 'The best story since the resurrection' -- 'This is a bugger' -- 'Wherever you go, I will follow you' -- Failing tragically -- 'Pity and terror' -- 'A far better thing I go to' -- Epilogue.
520 . ‡aA definitive account of the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936 draws on archival material and interviews with the king's closest friends to detail the role played by the king's opponents and supporters and the resulting scandal at a time when war was imminent.
60010. ‡aWindsor, Edward, ‡cDuke of, ‡d1894-1972 ‡xAbdication.
60010. ‡aWindsor, Wallis Warfield, ‡cDuchess of, ‡d1896-1986. ‡0(EG-IN)1187102
651 0. ‡aGreat Britain ‡xKings and rulers ‡xAbdication.
651 0. ‡aGreat Britain ‡xPolitics and government ‡y1910-1936.
651 0. ‡aGreat Britain ‡xHistory ‡yEdward VIII, 1936.
655 7. ‡aBiographies. ‡2lcgft
77508. ‡iReproduction of (manifestation): ‡aLarman, Alexander, 1981- ‡tCrown in crisis ‡dLondon : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2020 ‡z9781474612579
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