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The Resource The Mountbattens, Andrew Lownie

The Mountbattens, Andrew Lownie

Label
The Mountbattens
Title
The Mountbattens
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Lownie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A major figure behind his nephew Philip's marriage to Queen Elizabeth II and instrumental in the royal family taking the Mountbatten name, Dickie Mountbatten's career included being Supreme Allied Commander of South East Asia during World War Two and the last Viceroy of India. Once the richest woman in Britain and a playgirl who enjoyed numerous affairs, Edwina Mountbatten emerged from World War Two as a magnetic and talented charity worker loved around the world. From the prize-winning and bestselling historian, Andrew Lownie, comes a nuanced portrayal of two very unusual people and their complex marriage to mark the 40th anniversary of Lord Mountbatten's assassination by the IRA
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lownie, Andrew
Dewey number
  • 941'.082'092
  • 941.082092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten
  • Mountbatten of Burma, Edwina Ashley Mountbatten
  • Admirals
  • Viceroys
  • Socialites
  • Nobility
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Mountbatten family
  • Biography
Label
The Mountbattens, Andrew Lownie
Instantiates
Publication
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
9781788702560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
490 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781788702560
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Label
The Mountbattens, Andrew Lownie
Publication
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
9781788702560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
490 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781788702560
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour)

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