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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470056819, Paperback)

Includes insights into the lives of the current royal family

Britain's heritage told through the colourful lives of its kings and queens

The monarchy is at the heart of British life. If you're going to understand Britain and its history, you need to understand the story of its royal family. This lively guide walks you through the history of the British monarchy from the earliest times to the present day and covers the colourful characters, extraordinary events, power struggles, and politics that have shaped one of the most famous institutions in the world.

DiscoverThe origins of the British monarchyHow the monarchy worksThe relationship between the royal family and the general publicHow the role of the monarch has changed over timeWhat the monarch and the rest of the royal family do all day

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:11 -0400)

Philip Wilkinson presents a lively introduction to the history of the British Royal Family, covering the colourful characters, controversies, scandal and intrigue that have shaped one of the most famous institutions in the world.

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