History / History-British  Political / The tragedy of Edward VII by W H Edwards W H Edwards Victor Gollancz 1928: first edition grey cloth hardcover: no dust jacket: approximately 6 x 9.5 inches tall: 392 pages: black and white illustrations.  Synopsis: An analytic survey of the historical background, life, and character of Edward VII, the people surrounding him, and the consequential events of his time.  The volume  covers his upbringing and education; the effects of inheritance upon his character; the constitution, and the influence of Disraeli, Gladstone, Chamberlain and Balfour; his attitude towards the French, the  position of France in Europe, Anglo-French disagreement; the Russian position and viewpoint in Europe; the relationship between the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria and the political manoeuvres of  1880; Anglo Russian relationships, the murder of Czar Alexander II; British foreign policy; the growing influence of America and  Anglo-American Corporation; the disagreements between England and Germany; the South African War; the Anglo-French convention; the relationship between the Kaiser and Edward VII, the  development of Germany; the Anglo German relationship; the influences of Lloyd George, Churchill, Gray, and  Lansdowne; the Cabinet changes in 1905;  the social and family life of King Edward VII; ill-health in 1907; the dangers of Russian imperialism and the Naval and commercial expansion of Germany; the relationships between th e King, and his negotiations with his nephews, Nicolas 11 of Russia and William 11 of Germany ; the Anglo Russian and Anglo German policy; the Tangier incident; Admiral von Tirpitz- his influence on German policy; the influence of Admiral Fisher on English policy; the conferences between Edward and  the Kaiser; Anglo German conferences and trade negotiations; the prospect of the European conflict; the involvement of Roosevelt; the political conflict concerning Morley, Kitchener, Lloyd George, Churchill; and the death of the King in May, 1910.  Condition: slight discoloration to cover: front cover slightly curved: Page edging foxed: overall clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: The tragedy of Edward VII
  • Author: W H Edwards
  • ISBN: MW 00004217
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz
  • Year Published: 1928
  • Our Normal Price: £44.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Victor Gollancz 1928: first edition grey cloth hardcover: no dust jacket: approximately 6 x 9.5 inches tall: 392 pages: black and white illustrations. Synopsis: An analytic survey of the historical background, life, and character of Edward VII, the people surrounding him, and the consequential events of his time. The volume covers his upbringing and education; the effects of inheritance upon his character; the constitution, and the influence of Disraeli, Gladstone, Chamberlain and Balfour; his attitude towards the French, the position of France in Europe, Anglo-French disagreement; the Russian position and viewpoint in Europe; the relationship between the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria and the political manoeuvres of 1880; Anglo Russian relationships, the murder of Czar Alexander II; British foreign policy; the growing influence of America and Anglo-American Corporation; the disagreements between England and Germany; the South African War; the Anglo-French convention; the relationship between the Kaiser and Edward VII, the development of Germany; the Anglo German relationship; the influences of Lloyd George, Churchill, Gray, and Lansdowne; the Cabinet changes in 1905; the social and family life of King Edward VII; ill-health in 1907; the dangers of Russian imperialism and the Naval and commercial expansion of Germany; the relationships between th e King, and his negotiations with his nephews, Nicolas 11 of Russia and William 11 of Germany ; the Anglo Russian and Anglo German policy; the Tangier incident; Admiral von Tirpitz- his influence on German policy; the influence of Admiral Fisher on English policy; the conferences between Edward and the Kaiser; Anglo German conferences and trade negotiations; the prospect of the European conflict; the involvement of Roosevelt; the political conflict concerning Morley, Kitchener, Lloyd George, Churchill; and the death of the King in May, 1910. Condition: slight discoloration to cover: front cover slightly curved: Page edging foxed: overall clean and good.
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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