Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

The Life of Queen Elizabeth I

Book - 1998
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Elizabeth I (1533-1603) impressed herself more vividly on the memory of the world than any other monarch in the history of England. She successfully established and maintained power while refusing to bow to the wishes of those who believed no woman was fit to occupy the English throne. This biography describes the opulent but cruel childhood that shaped the woman Elizabeth became and details her triumphant reign, as well as the unrelenting forces that opposed her. Exploring the answers to some of history's most persistent and intriguing questions, Jane Resh Thomas has created a compelling account of Elizabeth's life that shatters the myths surrounding her and allows readers an unprecedented view of the queen as a human being. Full-color insert, chronology, bibliography, index.

Baker & Taylor
A biographical description of the opulent but cruel childhood that shaped the woman Queen Elizabeth I became details her triumphant reign and her opposition to the relentless forces that threatened her.

& Taylor

Describes the opulent but cruel childhood of Queen Elizabeth I, and details her triumphant reign

Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c1998
ISBN: 9780395691205
Branch Call Number: YS B ELI
Characteristics: xi, 196 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm


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