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The Resource The king who had to go : Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis, Adrian Phillips

The king who had to go : Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis, Adrian Phillips

Label
The king who had to go : Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis
Title
The king who had to go
Title remainder
Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Phillips
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The untold story of the backroom politics behind the handling of the abdication crisis of 1936. 'The King Who Had to Go' deals in the harsh realities of how the machinery of government responds when even the King steps out of line. It reveals the pitiless and insidious battles in Westminster and Whitehall that settled the fate of the King and Mrs Simpson. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin had to fight against ministers and civil servants who were determined to pressure the King into giving up Mrs Simpson and, when that failed, into abdicating
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Adrian
Dewey number
  • 941'.084
  • 941'.084
  • 941.084
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Windsor, Edward
  • Windsor, Wallis Warfield
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • History
Label
The king who had to go : Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis, Adrian Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
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
9781785903472
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785903472
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
The king who had to go : Edward VIII, Mrs Simpson and the hidden politics of the abdication crisis, Adrian Phillips
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
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
9781785903472
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxxvi, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785903472
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

Library Locations

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      51.4974749 -0.130671
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