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Author Van der Kiste, John.

Title Dearest Vicky, Darling Fritz [electronic resource] : The Tragic Love Story of Queen Victoria's Eldest Daughter and the German Emperor / John Van der Kiste.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2002]


Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
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Summary This work tells the love story of the royal couple against the changing background of 19th-century Germany. It looks at the differing political sympathies of the couple, revealed through letters, and re-examines the prevailing view that the domineering Vicky never bothered to conceal her distaste for everything Prussian and flaunting her sense of British superiority. In many ways ahead of her time, she was something of a pioneer feminist, refusing to accept the oft-accepted maxim that women were second-class citizens. Insufficient consideration has been given to her health and the possibility that her judgement and reason may sometimes have been affected, albeit mildly, by the family's inheritance of porphyria that led to the 'madness' of her great-grandfather George III.
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Subject Frederick III, German Emperor, 1831-1888.
Victoria, Empress, consort of Frederick III, German Emperor, 1840-1901.
Empresses -- Germany -- Biography.
Emperors -- Germany -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
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Added Title Tragic love story of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter and the German Emperor
Other Form: Print version: Van der Kiste, John. Dearest Vicky, darling Fritz. Stroud : Sutton, 2001. 0750925833 (OCoLC)ocm46511534
ISBN 9780752499260 (e-pub)
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