Modern History Theses
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'The education of the modern king, the constitutional king': raising heirs to the throne in nineteenth century Spain (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-04) - ThesisThis thesis analyses royal education in nineteenth-century, constitutional Spain. The main subjects of this investigations are Isabel II (1830- 1904), Alfonso XII (1857-1885) and Alfonso XIII (1886-1941) during their time ...
'The future of Italy': the heirs to the Savola throne and the dissemination of Italianita, 1860-1900 (University of St Andrews, 2017-11-09) - Thesis
The "sailor prince" in the age of empire : creating a monarchical brand in nineteenth-century Europe (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - ThesisThis study examines the systemic function and public role of “Sailor Princes” within the context of the nineteenth-century revival of monarchy. It explores how, between 1850 and 1914, the reigning families of Britain, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis study seeks to describe the public communication practices of the authorities in the Dutch Golden Age. It is a study of ‘state communication’: the manner in which the authorities sought to inform their citizens, ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - ThesisThis thesis will examine the political, legal, and philosophical beliefs of Albert, the Prince Consort, in the fields of governance, foreign policy and international affairs as well as the methods he used in his attempt ...