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Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke

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Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France
Title
Dirty Bertie
Title remainder
an English king made in France
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Clarke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The biography of Edward VII and his playboy lifestyle. Despite fierce opposition from his mother, Queen Victoria, Edward VII was always passionately in love with France. He had affairs with the most famous Parisian actresses, courtesans and can-can dancers. He spoke French more elegantly than English. He was the first ever guest to climb the Eiffel Tower with Gustave Eiffel, in defiance of an official English ban on his visit. He turned his French seduction skills into the diplomatic prowess that sealed the Entente Cordiale. A quintessentially English king? Pas du tout! Stephen Clarke argues that as 'Dirty Bertie', Edward learned all the essentials in life from the French
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1958-
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Clarke, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 941'.0823'092
  • 941.083209
  • 941.0832092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Edward
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Biography
Label
Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Century, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780099574323
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780099574323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Dirty Bertie : an English king made in France, Stephen Clarke
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Century, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780099574323
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
448 pages
Isbn
9780099574323
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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