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The Resource Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor, John Halperin

Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor, John Halperin

Label
Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor
Title
Eminent Georgians
Title remainder
the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor
Statement of responsibility
John Halperin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
King George V, a monarch often deemed stodgy and reactionary; Elizabeth Bowen, a brilliant Anglo-Irish writer, exposed as a World War II English spy monitoring her native Ireland; St. John Philby, father of the notorious spy Kim Philby; and Nancy Astor, an American divorcee who became the first female member of Parliament, make up the quartet of personalities through which John Halperin explores a world of intrigue existing just below the glittering surface of Britain in the 1920s and 1930s. Describing the age as simultaneously conventional and progressive, Victorian and modern, Halperin considers the impact that these leading figures had on their era, as well as the extent to which they themselves were shaped by the age in which they lived
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halperin, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novelists, Irish
  • Explorers
  • Middle East specialists
  • Women novelists, Irish
  • Women politicians
  • Women
  • Bowen, Elizabeth
  • George
  • Philby, H. St. J. B.
  • Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor, John Halperin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The First Windsor: George V -- 2. The Good Tiger: Elizabeth Bowen -- 3. The Last Tycoon: St. John Philby -- 4. Lady of the House: Nancy Astor
Control code
32701164
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780312126612
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95022695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1714085
Label
Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, & Nancy Astor, John Halperin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The First Windsor: George V -- 2. The Good Tiger: Elizabeth Bowen -- 3. The Last Tycoon: St. John Philby -- 4. Lady of the House: Nancy Astor
Control code
32701164
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780312126612
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95022695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1714085

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