The Bicentenary of Queen Victoria

@article{Taylor2020TheBO,
  title={The Bicentenary of Queen Victoria},
  author={Miles Taylor},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={59},
  pages={121 - 135}
}
  • Miles Taylor
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • History
  • Journal of British Studies
Abstract The past year, 2019, was the bicentenary of the birth of Queen Victoria. Since 2001, the centenary of her death, much has changed in the scholarship about the British queen. Her own journals and correspondence are more available for researchers. European monarchies are now being taken seriously as historical topics. There is also less agreement about the Victorian era as a distinct period of study, leaving Victoria's own relationship with the era she eponymizes less certain. With these… 

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