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Dr. Carolyn S. Harris teaches history at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. She received her PhD in European history from Queen's University in 2012. Her writing concerning the history of monarchy in the U.K., Europe, and Canada has appeared in numerous publications including the Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Smithsonian Magazine and the BBC News Magazine, and she is a frequent guest on television and radio. She lives in Toronto.
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A short memoir about a woman who has spent decades living as a man in Afghanistan, even serving in the military and becoming part of local government. The author has had an interesting life but her memoir left me with many questions about how widespr ...more
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I enjoyed this well written biography of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, which provides an anecdote for every year of her long life. Russell places the Queen Mother within the context of the major events of the twentieth century including the Firs ...more
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A valuable perspective on the modern monarchy that is rarely discussed in detail over the course of conventional royal biographies. Low analyzes the duties and perspectives of 21st century courtiers and their unique roles managing the schedules and s ...more
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