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Long to Reign?: The Survival of Monarchies in the Modern World
by Bill Purdue
At the beginning of the twentieth century, monarchy was by far the most common form of government: emperors sat on the thrones of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Persia, China, Russia and the Ottoman Empire, while there were kings of Bulgaria, Serbia, Italy, Romania, Greece, Korea and Cambodia. After he lost his throne in 1952, King Farouk of Egypt predicted that by the end of ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Sutton Publishing
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