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The Times: The Queen and the Commonwealth: Celebrating seven decades of state visits (Hardcover)

 

Discover insights and memories, and see a changing world reflected in reporting from throughout the 70-year reign of Britain’s longest serving monarch.

 

England's most traveled monarch has covered at least 1,032,513 miles and visited 117 countries during her reign. From New Zealand to Barbados, we look back at the Queen's most memorable commonwealth visits.

Discover insights and memories, and see a changing world reflected in reporting from throughout the 70-year reign of Britain’s longest serving monarch

 

Queen Elizabeth II became Head of the Commonwealth upon the death of her father, King George VI, on February 6, 1952. Since then, she has toured the Commonwealth of Nations widely. She has visited all member states except Cameroon and Rwanda. This book follows the Queen on her journey throughout the world as reported in The Times with articles from the time along with images from her many visits.

 

 

| About the Author |

 

James Owen,British author and historian. He has written many books about the Second World War, including a history of the wartime Commandos, of bomb disposal during the Blitz and of the Nuremberg trials of the leading Nazis. "A Serpent in Eden" is the classic story of the unsolved murder of one of the world's richest men in the Bahamas in 1943.

He is the editor, too, of "Great Letters", a selection of correspondence to The Times newspaper during the past century, of "Great Events", a collection of its historic news reports, and co-editor of "Great War Letters", letters published by The Times during the First World War. He has also edited anthologies of the anniversaries marked by the paper ("On This Day") and memorable quotations it has featured ("Great Quotations").

The Times: The Queen and the Commonwealth | Hardcover

HK$375.00價格
  • 作者 | AUTHOR

    James Owen

  • 出版社 | PUBLISHER

    Times Books UK

  • 書號 | ISBN