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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert this is not a bad book but it could have used someone that made the facts and historical events fun to read about since reading this book a lot like a history school book as many facts information and actual uotes crammed in

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert I got about half way through the book and only scanned the rest of it That might have to do with me than with the author Basically this is an unusually readable book about a very unlikable woman The 19th century was a rotten time to be a child Victoria's childhood was pretty miserable but her children's childhood was prob

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert ueen Victoria was as AN Wilson described her a 'loveable monster' wilful stubborn capricious demanding but also capable of great charm and insight compassionate utterly without prejudice as to class caste race or religion but insistent to the nth degree on the minutiae of court protocol and precedent She was a tremendously contradic

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert Christopher Hibbert ✓ 8 Summary Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Christopher Hibbert I learned a lot and thought Hibbert's account was well researched and unlike many scholarly biographies not dull or too footnote laden

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    Read & download ueen Victoria A Personal History Christopher Hibbert ✓ 8 Summary Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Christopher Hibbert I have read many books written on Victoria and I took many courses on her and her reign throughout my university years so I am always a bit picky when it comes to biographyI was recommended this one by some friends and it is definitely one of the best I have read so far Christopher Hibbert knows what he talks about it is research

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert Fascinating and very enjoyable biography of ueen Victoria

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    Read & download ueen Victoria A Personal History (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Christopher Hibbert This is a long book about a long life lived under intense scrutiny even when she withdrew from public view I especially appreciated the insights into the contradictions of her attitudes such as being against women's suffrage while being herself one of the most powerful women on earth The inclusion of so many of her own w

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    Read & download ueen Victoria A Personal History Christopher Hibbert ✓ 8 Summary Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Christopher Hibbert Christopher Hibbert has definite opinions about ueen Victoria's behavior He also has meticulous documentation to back up those opinions There's none of those She must have thoughtor felt or been dreary sentences presuming on a mental connection he didn't have to his subject He presents this woman who with her husband Prince Albert put her moral and middle class stamp on an age as a very complex and flawed hu

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ✓ Christopher Hibbert A deligthfully written and constructed lengthy biography of VictoriaChristopher Hibbert has that knack fo drawing the reader in at a very ear

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    (PDF KINDLE) ueen Victoria A Personal History BY Christopher Hibbert I stopped at chapter 27 In the beginning it was interesting and I understood what was going on but after awhile it just droned on and on and on and I got really bored of it It is an interesting book but you really have to be committ

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ueen Victoria A Personal History Download ¶ 108 Ow the young monarch transformed herself into a formidable matriarch and the epitome of an ageEmbracing her life and family her politics and personality her love for Prince Albert and her relationship with John Brown Hibbert’s touching biography is a persuasive portrait of a remarkable woman. Christopher Hibbert has definite opinions about ueen Victoria s behavior He also has meticulous documentation to back up those opinions There s none of those She must have thoughtor felt or been dreary sentences presuming on a mental connection he didn t have to his subject He presents this woman who with her husband Prince Albert put her moral and middle class stamp on an age as a very complex and flawed human being Smothered isolated and verbally abused as a child Victoria grew into a woman who guarded her prerogatives fiercely Mr Hibbert displays her against the background of her times letting us see for ourselves her prejudices regality self absorption humor mad love for her spouse and yet her mistreatment of him her coldness to many of her children and yet the heat of her passions for England and justice This was despite its size an easy read because of Mr Hibbert s clear plain writing And also because while often a boring host at dinner Victoria s behavior was neither common nor dullI plan on reading of Christopher Hibbert s work

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ueen Victoria A Personal History Download ¶ 108 Christopher Hibbert’s acclaimed biography of ueen Victoria is as impressive and authoritative as the great woman herselfIn 1837 an eighteen year old girl raised by a German mother inherited the throne of the United Kingdom She was to reign as ueen – and later Empress of India – for almos. I got about half way through the book and only scanned the rest of it That might have to do with me than with the author Basically this is an unusually readable book about a very unlikable woman The 19th century was a rotten time to be a child Victoria s childhood was pretty miserable but her children s childhood was probably eually miserableI found myself cheering for her when she stood up to her mother on the day she became ueen but it was also obvious from the book that she had been working on that and thinking about it for months and possibly years before it happenedBut as she got older especially during the years of her widowhood she became and abusive to her children and to the women who served her Basically she was a bully who was certain that the world ought to revolve around just one person herselfI don t know how the author felt about ueen Victoria but I didn t want to spend any time in her presence so the book is getting returned to the library

Christopher Hibbert ✓ 8 Summary

ueen Victoria A Personal History Download ¶ 108 T sixty four years presiding over twenty prime ministers and a period of unprecedented social and political change Her era became synonymous with moral rigidity and colonial expansion and this absorbing biography of ueen Victoria the unlikely figurehead of a vast and powerful empire explores h. I have read many books written on Victoria and I took many courses on her and her reign throughout my university years so I am always a bit picky when it comes to biographyI was recommended this one by some friends and it is definitely one of the best I have read so far Christopher Hibbert knows what he talks about it is researched and he relies on various sources It is also very entertaining to read if you fear boring biographies this one is definitely far from annoying

  • Paperback
  • 576
  • ueen Victoria A Personal History
  • Christopher Hibbert
  • English
  • 15 November 2018
  • 9780006388432