The Resource Behind the mask : the life of Queen Elizabeth I, by Jane Resh Thomas

Behind the mask : the life of Queen Elizabeth I, by Jane Resh Thomas

Label
Behind the mask : the life of Queen Elizabeth I
Title
Behind the mask
Title remainder
the life of Queen Elizabeth I
Statement of responsibility
by Jane Resh Thomas
Title variation
  • Life of Queen Elizabeth I
  • Queen Elizabeth I
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of Elizabeth I that describes her triumphant reign as well as the childhood that shaped the woman she became. A behind-the-scenes look at Gloriana that discusses her childhood, how she overcame opposition to become queen, & her subsequent manipulation of people, the court, & foreigners to attain greatness. A behind-the-scenes look at the long-lived queen, discussing her childhood, how she overcame opposition to become queen, & her subsequent manipulation of people, the court, & foreigners to attain greatness. Elizabeth I (1533-1603) impressed herself more vividly on the memory of the world than any other monarch in the history of England. She successfully established and maintained power while refusing to bow to the wishes of those who believed no woman was fit to occupy the English throne. This biography describes the opulent but cruel childhood that shaped the woman Elizabeth became and details her triumphant reign, as well as the unrelenting forces that opposed her. Exploring the answers to some of history's most persistent and intriguing questions, Jane Resh Thomas has created a compelling account of Elizabeth's life that shatters the myths surrounding her and allows readers an unprecedented view of the queen as a human being. Full-color insert, chronology, bibliography, index
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Behind the mask : the life of Queen Elizabeth I, by Jane Resh Thomas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-190) and index
Contents
Midnight crow -- Sisters -- Midnight crow's daughter -- Princess and the admiral -- Bloody Mary -- Subject to her sister -- New queen crowned -- New queen in charge -- "The Queen's a woman!" -- Sweet Robin -- Troublesome Queen of Scots -- Very public private life -- To kill the queen -- King Philip's Holy War -- Queen and her wild horse -- "The case is altered
Control code
31012319
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 196 p.
Isbn
9780395691205
Lccn
94031975
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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      2790 Westfield, Trenton, MI, 48183, US

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