On Royalty

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What does it mean to be royal? At a time when the monarch no longer rules by divine right and governing powers fall to our elected leaders, the concept of royalty grows ever more elusive. The intellectual argument for the abolition of the monarchy is strong, and yet public interest in the royals continues to grow. Jeremy Paxman seeks to find out how the role of our head of state has changed over the years and what the implications have been. With characteristic intelligence and humour, he looks at every aspect of the monarchy and how it has related to politics, religion, the military and the law. With a mixture of popular history, direct reportage and hilarious anecdote, the master of investigative journalism seeks to find out just how important the Royal Family is to our national identity.

This book is in very good condition and comes complete with its dust jacket

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Author(s):
Paxman, Jeremy, 1950-
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670916625
ISBN-13:
9780670916627
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Viking

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What does it mean to be royal? At a time when the monarch no longer rules by divine right and governing powers fall to our elected leaders, the concept of royalty grows ever more elusive. The intellectual argument for the abolition of the monarchy is strong, and yet public interest in the royals continues to grow. Jeremy Paxman seeks to find out how the role of our head of state has changed over the years and what the implications have been. With characteristic intelligence and humour, he looks at every aspect of the monarchy and how it has related to politics, religion, the military and the law. With a mixture of popular history, direct reportage and hilarious anecdote, the master of investigative journalism seeks to find out just how important the Royal Family is to our national identity.

This book is in very good condition and comes complete with its dust jacket

Added value:
Signed by Author
Author(s):
Paxman, Jeremy, 1950-
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670916625
ISBN-13:
9780670916627
Number of pages:
370
Publisher:
Viking

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