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by Julia Gelardi

eBook Born to Rule epub
  • ISBN: 0755313917
  • Author: Julia Gelardi
  • Genre: Biographies
  • Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Headline (2005)
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • ePUB size: 1380 kb
  • FB2 size 1769 kb
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Born to Rule - Julia P. Gelardi. This book is the first to focus on these five royal cousins as a group. It builds upon the work of previous biographers and historians who, for the most part, have done an admirable job of bringing to life the descendants of Queen Victoria

Born to Rule - Julia P. On 31 may 1906, madrid was in a festive mood. It builds upon the work of previous biographers and historians who, for the most part, have done an admirable job of bringing to life the descendants of Queen Victoria. It is not an exhaustive biography, nor could it be-such an undertaking would have amounted to five volumes. Rather, this book is a portrait of the women as they relate to their grandmother, and to one another. It takes the reader into the lives of a very special group.

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BORN TO RULE tells the stories of five cousins who all grew up under. Julia Gelardi's book is both an intimate portrait of the five cousins told through their own correspondence and papers, and a remarkable evocation of the family dramas that created the backdrop to the unfolding political crisis of early 20th-century Europe and the First World Wa. .

BORN TO RULE tells the stories of five cousins who all grew up under the mantle of their grandmother, Queen .

BORN TO RULE tells the stories of five cousins who all grew up under the mantle of their grandmother, Queen Victoria. Alix, Missy, Ena, Maud and Sophie were childhood friends, who were to become the rulers of opposing nations as Europe descended into war. Alexandra (1872-1918), the last Czarina of Russia, whose family's brutal murder is the stuff of legend. Julia Gelardi's book is both an intimate portrait of the five cousins told through their own correspondence and papers, and a remarkable evocation of the family dramas that created the backdrop to the unfolding political crisis of early 20th-century Europe and the First World War. show more.

Julia Gelardi's Born to Rule is an historical tour de force that weaves together the powerful and moving stories of the five royal granddaughters of Queen Victoria. These five women were all married to reigning European monarchs during the early part of the 20th century, and it was their reaction to the First World War that shaped the fate of a continent and the future of the modern world.

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Julia Gelardi’s Born to Rule is historical tour de force that weaves together the powerful and moving stories of five of Queen Victoria’s granddaughters. These five women were all married to reigning European monarchs during the early part of the twentieth century, and it is their reaction to the First World War that shaped the fate of a continent and the future of the modern world.

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