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    DescriptionIf you think you've already heard everything there is to know about the royal family - think again! Even Queen Victoria herself would be amused (not to mention astonished) by the hundreds of revelations to be found within The Royal Book of Lists. Covering over a thousand years of royal history, this fascinating book tells the often turbulent story of a nation and an empire through those privileged few who came to embody it. In the process, author Matt Richardson has succeeded in highlight all the triumphs, tragedies, and of course the scandals that are central to this rich heritage. Balanced, in-depth, frequently irreverent but always compelling, The Royal Book of Lists has something to interest everyone. Coming as it does in time for Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee, the book stands as a timely and accessible introduction to Britain's - and Canada's - royal family.


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    Title
    The Royal Book of Lists
    Subtitle
    An Irreverent Romp Through British Royal History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matt Richardson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780888822383
    ISBN 10: 0888822383
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    DC21: 941.0099
    B&T General Subject: 680
    LC classification: AG
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    BISAC V2.8: REF023000, REF000000
    DC22: 941.009
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: GBC, NHD
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The Dundurn Group
    Imprint name
    Hounslow Press
    Publication date
    01 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Ontario
    Author Information
    Matt Richardson was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, in 1966. His earlier works include a comprehensive field guide on primates and a biography of the English author/zoologist Gerald Durrell. In addition to a love of history, the arts, and science, Matt has also had a lifelong interest in wildlife conservation, and had travelled extensively throughout the world. He currently resides in Markham, just outside of Toronto.
    Review quote
    "Wonderfully entertaining." -- The Sunday Sun