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Queen Victoria and the Discovery of the Riviera

Michael Nelson ; foreword by Asa Briggs
Format
Book
Published
London ; New York : J.B. Tauris, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
1860646468 (hbk.)
Contents
  • 1. Prologue: The Queen's delight with France 16
  • 2. 1882: Menton. The first visit to the paradise of nature 20
  • 3. 1887: Cannes. A pilgrimage to mourn the death of son Leopold 37
  • 4. 1891: Grasse. The Rothschild gardens and Duleep Singh's confession 51
  • 5. 1892: Hyeres. The royal resort 70
  • 6. 1895: Nice. The young officers and the Battle of the Flowers 79
  • 7. 1896: Nice. Royal visitors, including King Leopold of the Belgians 94
  • 8. 1897: Nice. The courtiers revolt over the Munshi 107
  • 9. 1898: Nice. The agonies of King Leopold's daughters 122
  • 10. 1899: Nice. The Fashoda Incident threatens the visit 133
  • 11. Epilogue: The cancelled visit 147.
Description
xiii, 204 p., [25] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-196) and index.
Technical Details
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