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Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign: Before and After

Keith (M.A. Military History)
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(328)
From the tumultuous 'Troubles' to a series of royal scandals, Queen Elizabeth II reigned through tremendous change join us in learning about how Queen Elizabeth II changed with the times, yet maintained the continuity of tradition.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
This class is taught in English.
Learners will investigate some of the major changes during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Students will learn about the nature of change and continuity in historical studies. 
Keith has taught I.G.C.S.E, A-Level, I.B., and A.P. History throughout the Atlantic region covering a variety of rigorous exam subjects.
SOURCES used for this class with a brief synopsis of each scholarly work. 
Queen Elizabeth II: An Oral History
by Deborah Hart Strober & Gerald Strober
A revelatory oral history of Queen Elizabeth II's reign featuring interviews from diverse sources including Buckingham Palace staff, family friends, and international figures such as Nelson Mandela, and containing a broad spectrum of views on the Queen—her story, her personality, and how her life has intersected and impacted others. 
Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II
by Robert Hardman
A portrait of a world leader who remains as intriguing today as the day she came to the throne at the age of 25. Hardman, using unpublished papers from the royal archives and photographs and personal stories from other world leaders, distills Elizabeth's complex life into a must-read study of dynastic survival and renewal. 
Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters
by Andrew Morton
A biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, Princess Margaret, examines their early idyllic youth as the closest of sisters as well as their relationship after their father's death and Elizabeth's ascension to the throne. 
Queen: A Life in Pictures
by Victoria Murphy
More than 300 extraordinary photographs, along with insightful commentary by royal journalist Victoria Murphy, showcase the most historic moments of the Queen’s life—as well as more intimate occasions—first as a young princess and then as the longest-reigning British monarch. 
The Last Queen: Elizabeth II's Seventy Year Battle to Save the House of Windsor
by Clive Irving
A timely and revelatory new biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her family exploring how the Windsors have adapted as the modern world has changed around them. 

Princess: The Early Life of Queen Elizabeth II
by Jane Dismore
Dismore examines the early life of the future queen, including her happy childhood, relations with her younger sister Margaret, wartime experiences as a teenager, her marriage to Prince Philip, and her ascension to the throne at the age of 25. 
Young Elizabeth: The Making of the Queen
by Kate Williams
Williams chronicles the early life of Queen Elizabeth II, who, after her accession to the throne at the age of 25, carved out a lasting role for herself amid the changes of the 20th and 21st centuries.
My Husband and I: The Inside Story of the Royal Marriage
by Ingrid Seward
A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, who made a formidable partnership throughout her record-breaking reign.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(328)
Over the past 30 years I have taught I.G.C.S.E, A-Level, I.B., and A.P. History throughout the Atlantic region in both private and public school settings. During that time I have instructed students in a variety of rigorous exam subjects . I am a... 
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