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The crown in crisis : countdown to the abdication


Summary: A definitive account of the abdication of Edward VIII in 1936 draws on archival material and interviews with the king's closest friends to detail the role played by the king's opponents and supporters and the resulting scandal at a time when war was imminent.

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  • ISBN: 1250274842
  • ISBN: 9781250274847
  • Physical Description: xviii, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2021.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-297) and index.
Subject: Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Abdication
Great Britain Kings and rulers Abdication
Great Britain Politics and government 1910-1936
Great Britain History Edward VIII, 1936
Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of 1896-1986
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain / 20th Century
Genre: Biographies.

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