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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
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
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1984-
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Harris, Carolyn
Index
index present
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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
FIEb17753077
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781137497727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)1062257764
Label
Queenship and revolution in early modern Europe : Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette, Carolyn Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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
FIEb17753077
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781137497727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)1062257764

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