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Author Hilton, Lisa, 1974- author.

Title Elizabeth : Renaissance Prince / Hilton, Lisa. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Edition First U.S. edition.
Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 384 pages) : illustrations
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Summary -- Elizabethbreaks new ground and depicts a queen who was much less constrained by her femininity than most treatments claim. For readers of David Starkey and Alison Weir, it will provide a new, complex perspective on Elizabeth?s emotional and sexual life.?It?s a fascinating journey that shows how a marginalized newly crowned queen, whose European contemporaries considered her to be the illegitimate ruler of a pariah nation, ultimately adapted to become England?s first recognizably modern head of state.
Draws on new research to present the life of Elizabeth I as a ruler who saw herself as a Renaissance prince, and describes how she used Machiavellian statecraft to transform herself from a marginalized queen to England's first modern head of state.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-367) and index.
Subject Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. (OCoLC)fst00039609
Chronological Term 1558-1603
Subject Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Influence.
Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hilton, Lisa, 1974- Elizabeth London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2014 9780297865223
Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Hilton, Lisa, 1974- Elizabeth Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015 9780544577848 (DLC) 2015004340 (OCoLC)905759090
ISBN 9780544577855 : $16.95
054457785X : $16.95
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