Aspects of Aristocracy

Aspects of Aristocracy

Grandeur and Decline in Modern Britain

Book - 1994
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In this stylish and provocative book, the eminent historian David Cannadine brings his characterisitc wit and acumen to bear on the British aristocracy, probing behind the legendary escapades and indulgences of aristocrats Such as Lord Curzon, the Hon C.S. Rolls (of Rolls Royce), Winston Churchill, Harold Nicolson, and Vita Sackville -West, and changing our perceptions of them - transforming wastrels into heroes and the self-satisfied into tthe second-rate.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994
ISBN: 9780300059816
0300059817
Branch Call Number: HT653.G7 C357 1994
Characteristics: p. ; cm

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