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Cheesman, Clive and Williams, Jonathan
Slight crease on back cover.Throughout history, individuals have pictured themselves becoming emperor, king, queen or president. Some have proved successful, others not, while some were pure fantasists. Many produced coins, banknotes, stamps and heraldic devices as proof of the status they claimed. In exploring the issues surrounding political legitimacy, this volume brings together evidence for an amazing variety of would-be sovereigns and phantom countries, rebel states and royal imposters, ranging from ancient to modern times and from the Orient to the New World. The extraordinary personalities, their individual stories and the images they employed are interesting in themselves, but set in a wider context they also demonstrate the changing tradition of pretence and rebellion. The authors examine fundamental concepts of loyalty and group identity in a commentary on the nature of legitimate power and established sovereignty. Their analysis reveals the convenient fictions, collective myths and pseudo-histories inherent even today in the construction and maintenance of a dynasty or modern nation. 192pp.
The British Museum Press, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0714118052
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Inventory #20975
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Towse, A.; D'Arcy, P. F.; Harron, D. W. G.
112pp.
The Queen's University of Belfast, 1993, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853895228
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Inventory #26681
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Gharajedaghi, Jamshid
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0750671637
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Inventory #29550
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Grant, Judith
N.B.Some underlining.Previous owner's name on ffep.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415908264
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Inventory #26157
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Paulin, Mary Ann
Head and tail of d/j spine very slightly bumped. 621pp.
The Shoe String Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0208022023
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Inventory #21458
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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