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The Portable Queen: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Ceremony (Massachusetts Studies in Early Modern Culture) Hardcover – April, 2000

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"A valuable study. . . . It is by far the most systematic account of the subject to have been written. . . . The book is well written and will be accessible to readers with minimal backgrounds in the period, but it also provides a mine of useful information for specialists."―R. Malcolm Smuts, author of Culture and Power in England, 1585–1685 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Mary Hill Cole is professor of history at Mary Baldwin College. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

Product Details

  • Series: Massachusetts Studies in Early Modern Culture
  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press; First Edition edition (April 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1558492143
  • ISBN-13: 978-1558492141
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,146,790 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By A Customer on May 2, 2001
Format: Hardcover
One cannot fully study Elizabeth I without encountering the issues of ceremony and progress. Cole does a wonderful job of exploring the issues and reasons behind Elizabeth's progresses, and why they were crucial to her reign. I highly recomend the book for all interested in the subject, and for any history student.
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good work on the order. I am looking for exactly this information to help recreate the visit of Queen Elizabeth I to Melford in Suffolk in 1588. See the Kentwell Hall website for detail of Junes opening times
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