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Dennison, Matthew

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Works: 16 works in 57 publications in 3 languages and 2,664 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography 
Classifications: DA559.B4, B
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The last princess : the devoted life of Queen Victoria's youngest daughter by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chronicle of Queen Victoria's youngest child, Beatrice, explores the close relationship between the princess and her mother, her romance with Prince Henry of Battenberg, and her role as literary executer after her mother's death
The twelve caesars : the dramatic lives of the emperors of Rome by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of them was a military genius; one murdered his mother and fiddled while Rome burned; another earned the nickname 'sphincter artist'. Six of their number were assassinated, two committed suicide - and five of them were elevated to the status of gods. They have come down to posterity as the 'twelve Caesars' - Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitellius, Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. Under their rule, from 49 BC to AD 96, Rome was transformed from a republic to an empire, whose model of regal autocracy would survive in the West for more than a thousan
Livia, Empress of Rome : a biography by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second wife of the emperor Augustus, mother of his successor Tiberius, grandmother of Claudius, and great-grandmother of Caligula, the empress Livia lives close to the center of Roman political power for eight turbulent decades. In this new biography of the infamous empress Livia, Matthew Dennison brings to life a woman long believed to be one of the most feared villainesses of history
Queen Victoria : a life of contradictions by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The critically acclaimed author of The Last Princess presents an accessible account of Queen Victoria's life that examines her contradictory views and lasting influence, covering such topics as her reinvention of the monarchy, relationship with her mother and self-reliance in widowhood
Empress of Rome : the life of Livia by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second wife of the emperor Augustus and the mother of his successor Tiberius, Livia has been vilified by posterity (most notably by Tacitus and Robert Graves) as the quintessence of the scheming Roman matriarch, poisoning her relatives one by one to smooth her son's path to the imperial throne. In this elegant and rigorously researched biography, Matthew Dennison rescues the historical Livia from this crudely drawn caricature of the popular imagination
At home with colour by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theory and simulation of liquid crystalline phases by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
a life of contradictions by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen Victoria is Britain's queen of contradictions. In her combination of deep sentimentality and bombast; cultural imperialism and imperial compassion; fear of intellectualism and excitement at technology; romanticism and prudishness, she became a spirit of the age to which she gave her name. This is a compelling assessment of Victoria's mercurial character and indelible impact
De twaalf Caesars ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver Akers Douglas : new paintings ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Behind the mask : the life of vita sackville-west by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Vita : rebel, iconoclast and the woman behind the mask by Matthew Dennison ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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