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The Resource Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette, Carolyn Harris

Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette, Carolyn Harris

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Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette
Title
Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe
Title remainder
Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Harris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Though separated by over a century, Queens Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette bear striking similarities as historical figures: both women lived through periods of violent revolution in which insurgent regimes specifically targeted and undermined them in order to discredit the monarchy and strengthen claims to legitimate rule. This novel comparative study explores how these queens perceived their roles as wives, mothers, and heads of royal households, thus providing new insights into the political significance of royal women in Early Modern Europe, the evolution of court culture and the public sphere, and changing ideas of marriage and family"--
  • "Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England, and Queen Marie Antoinette, wife of King Louis XVI of France, were two of the most notorious queens in European history. Their reputations were contested during the English Civil Wars and French Revolution, respectively"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Carolyn
Dewey number
  • 941.06/2092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
D244.7
LC item number
.H37 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Queenship and power
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henrietta Maria
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Queens
  • Queens
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette, Carolyn Harris
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-263) 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
Introduction : the queen vs. the people -- Education, example and expectations -- Governing the queen's household -- Wife of the king -- Mother to the royal children -- The English Civil Wars and the French Revolution -- Conclusion : the legacy of two queens
Control code
930772806
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781137497727
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015017612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930772806
Label
Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette, Carolyn Harris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-263) 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
Introduction : the queen vs. the people -- Education, example and expectations -- Governing the queen's household -- Wife of the king -- Mother to the royal children -- The English Civil Wars and the French Revolution -- Conclusion : the legacy of two queens
Control code
930772806
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781137497727
Isbn Type
(hardback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2015017612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)930772806

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