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Author Ziegler, Philip.

Title King Edward VIII : the official biography / Philip Ziegler.

Published London : Collins, 1990.

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 UniM Bail  941.084092 WIND/ ZIEG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 654 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes Based on previously embargoed papers from the Royal Archives.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 635-636) and index.
Includes index.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1 The Child 1 -- 2 The Youth 19 -- 3 'Oh!! That I Had a Job' 48 -- 4 The Captain 69 -- 5 L'Education Sentimentale 88 -- 6 The Role of the Prince 106 -- 7 The First Tours 115 -- 8 India 134 -- 9 'The Ambassador of Empire' 148 -- 10 'Half Child, Half Genius' 163 -- 11 'A Steady Decline' 180 -- 12 The Last Years as Prince 196 -- 13 Mrs Simpson 222 -- 14 Accession 240 -- 15 'The Most Modernistic Man in England' 249 -- 16 The King and Mrs Simpson 273 -- 17 The Last Weeks 297 -- 18 Abdication 311 -- 19 Exile 336 -- 20 Married Life 366 -- 21 The Duke in Germany 386 -- 22 Second World War 402 -- 23 Spain and Portugal 420 -- 24 The Bahamas 437 -- 25 The American Connection 462 -- 26 What Comes Next? 484 -- 27 'Some Sort of Official Status' 496 -- 28 The Duke as Author 514 -- 29 The Final Years 534 -- Nomenclature 561 -- Notes 563 -- Bibliographical Notes 635 -- Index 637.
Local note From the estate of Kenneth George Rigg.
Subject Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Edward VIII, 1936.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Variant Title King Edward the Eighth.
Other title King Edward the Eighth.
ISBN 0002157411 : £20.00
9780002157414 (hbk)