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Albert: A Life
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Jules Stewart is an historian and author. His books include On Afghanistan's Plains: The Story of Britain's Afghan Wars (I.B.Tauris, 2011), Crimson Snow: Britain's First Disaster in Afghanistan (2008); The Savage Border: The Story of the North-West Frontier (2007); Spying for the Raj: The Pundits and the Mapping of the Himalaya (2006) and The Khyber Rifles: From the British Raj to Al Qaeda (2005).

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Albert: Prince Consort to Queen Victoria, social and cultural visionary in his own right, was born in the Saxon duchy of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld but defined the culture and direction of 19th century Britain - a superpower at the zenith of its influence - more than any other British royal or politician. This title tells the life story of Albert.

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Jules Stewart is an historian and author. His books include On Afghanistan's Plains: The Story of Britain's Afghan Wars (I.B.Tauris, 2011), Crimson Snow: Britain's First Disaster in Afghanistan (2008); The Savage Border: The Story of the North-West Frontier (2007); Spying for the Raj: The Pundits and the Mapping of the Himalaya (2006) and The Khyber Rifles: From the British Raj to Al Qaeda (2005).

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"A readable, enthusiastic appreciation based on secondary sources...[which] provides some interesting vignettes" - Washington Times"This definitive new biography gives the husband of Queen Victoria full credit" - This England"An enjoyable, attractive and intelligible survey of Albert's life." - John R. Davies, Reviews in History

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