Prince Albert

Prince Albert

The Man Who Saved the Monarchy

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In this companion biography to the acclaimed "Victoria", A.N. Wilson offers a deeply textured and ambitious portrait of Prince Albert, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the royal consort's birth.
Prince Albert was the love of Queen Victoria's life, her trusted husband and father of their nine children. While Victoria is seen as the embodiment of her time, its values, and its paradoxes, Wilson argues that it was Prince Albert who was at the vanguard of Victorian Britain's transformation as a vibrant and extraordinary center of political, technological, scientific, and intellectual advancement. Through Victoria, Albert and her German advisers pioneered the idea of the modern constitutional monarchy. As a Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Albert proposed an extensive reorganization of university life in Britain. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, c[2019]
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780062749550
Branch Call Number: 941.081 ALBERT
Characteristics: xvii, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Man who saved the monarchy


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