Coronation: a history of kingship and the British monarchy

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HarperCollins, 2005 - Broj stranica: 556
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This splendid volume is the first of its kind—a comprehensive history that sets each of Britain's coronations in its political, religious, and cultural context. Meticulously researched, it also examines celebratory poetry and a musical history of extraordinary brilliance. Illustrated with illuminated manuscripts, engravings, portraits, photographs, and images from film and television, this work as rich as its subject. 

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King and Priest
35
Kingship and Consent
71
Sacred Monarchy
111
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O autoru (2005)

Sir Roy Strong is a well known historian and garden writer, lecturer, columnist, critic and regular contributor to both radio and television. He was director of England's National Portrait Gallery from 1967 to 1973 and director of the Victoria & Albert Museum from 1974 to 1987. He is also an enthusiastic gardener who has designed gardens for Elton John and Gianni Versace and contributed designs to the Prince of Wales's garden at Highgrove. His many books include "Creating Small Gardens," "Creating Small Formal Gardens," "The Artist and the Garden," "Royal Gardens" and "Garden Party,"

What the critics said about "Garden Party" by Roy Strong

"His persona on the page is as large as life. This collection of witty stories about gardens and gardening amounts to the sort of conversation most people would love to join in."
-- "BBC Gardeners'World"

"Sir Roy writes with candour in a style that is intimate and accessible, and his ideas are imbued with energy and erudition."
-- "Times Literary Supplement

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