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Great Britain and Her Queen by Annie E. Keeling is an insightful exploration of the relationship between the nation of Great Britain and its beloved monarch. Keeling delves into the fascinating history of the British monarchy, tracing its evolution over centuries and providing readers with a comprehensive understanding of how the institution has come to be what it is today.

The author seamlessly blends historical analysis with anecdotes and personal stories, allowing readers to truly grasp the significance of the monarchy in shaping Great Britain's identity and culture. Keeling's meticulous research is evident throughout the book, as she presents a wealth of information that is both engaging and informative.

One aspect that sets Great Britain and Her Queen apart is Keeling's narrative style, which brings the stories and characters to life. The author has a clear passion for her subject matter, and this enthusiasm shines through in her writing. From the grand pageantry of royal events to the private moments of the British monarch, Keeling's vivid descriptions transport readers into the heart of the monarchy.

Moreover, Keeling offers a balanced and nuanced perspective on the role of the British monarchy in contemporary society. She acknowledges the criticisms and controversies surrounding the institution while also highlighting its enduring relevance and positive impact on the nation. This objective approach allows readers to form their own opinions, making the book a valuable resource for those interested in the topic.

However, one minor flaw of the book is its occasional lack of depth in certain areas. While Keeling covers a wide range of topics related to the monarchy, there are instances where further exploration or analysis would have been beneficial. Nonetheless, this does not detract significantly from the overall quality of the book.

In conclusion, Great Britain and Her Queen is a captivating and informative read that delves into the fascinating history of the British monarchy. Annie E. Keeling's dedication to thorough research and engaging storytelling makes this book a must-read for anyone interested in the relationship between Great Britain and its reigning monarch.

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GREAT BRITAIN AND HER QUEEN

by

ANNE E. KEELING

Author of "General Gordon: Hero and Saint," "The Oakhurst Chronicles," "Andrew Golding," etc.

Second Edition. Revised and Enlarged, 1897

[Illustration: Queen Victoria]

[Illustration: Claremont]

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. THE GIRL QUEEN AND HER KINGDOM

CHAPTER II. STORM AND SUNSHINE

CHAPTER III. FRANCE AND ENGLAND

CHAPTER IV. THE CRIMEAN WAR

CHAPTER V. INDIA

CHAPTER VI. THE BEGINNINGS OF SORROWS

CHAPTER VII. CHANGES GOOD AND EVIL

CHAPTER VIII. OUR COLONIES

CHAPTER IX. INTELLECTUAL AND SPIRITUAL PROGRESS

CHAPTER X. PROGRESS OF THE EMPIRE FROM 1887 TO 1897

CHAPTER XI. PROGRESS OF WESLEYAN METHODISM UNDER QUEEN VICTORIA, 1837 1897

CONCLUSION

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Queen Victoria Claremont The Coronation of Queen Victoria Kensington Palace Duchess of Kent Elizabeth Fry Rowland Hill Father Mathew George Stephenson Wheatstone St. James's Palace Prince Albert The Queen in Her Wedding Dress Sir Robert Peel Daniel O'Connell Richard Cobden John Bright Lord John Russell Thomas Chalmers John Henry Newmann Balmoral Buckingham Palace Napoleon III The Crystal Palace, 1851 Lord Ashley Earl of Derby Duke of Wellington Florence Nightingale Lord Canning Sir Colin Campbell Henry Havelock Sir John Lawrence Windsor Castle Prince Frederick William Princess Royal Charles Kingsley Lord Palmerston Abraham Lincoln and his son Princess Alice The Mausoleum Dr... Continue reading book >>




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