Thursday, July 18, 2013

Eurohistory: New Book: The Coburgs of Europe!

As many of you know, I have been working on this book for more than two the cover of the book came alive thanks to the amazing talent to my husband, David Higdon.

The Coburgs of Europe will go to print in late August and be ready to launch at our yearly EUROHISTORY conference, on October 19-20, 2013.

I an sharing with you all the contents...

The Coburgs of Europe

“The Rise and Fall of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s European Relations”


I.               Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld – The Beginning   

II.             Enter Russia – A Fateful Journey

III.           Franz Friedrich Anton – The Luckless Duke

IV.           Enter Kohary – Untold Riches

V.             Enter Great Britain ­– A Failed Attempt

VI.           Enter Gotha – Power Expanded

VII.         Enter Belgium – The Masterminding Success

VIII.       Enter Portugal – The Unlucky Promising Brood

IX.           Enter Great Britain – Prince Consort and Pater Familias

X.             Return to Coburg & Gotha – Broken Lines & A Contested Succession

XI.           The Kohary Line – Wealth and Position Without a Throne

XII.         Enter Bulgaria – Alas a Crown at Last

XIII.       The Mainline Coburgs – Political Suicide

XIV.       The Coburgs of Windsor – A Dynasty’s Name Changed

XV.         The Coburgs of Brussels – Beloved and Betrayed

XVI.       The Coburgs of Lisbon – An Expected End

XVII.     The Coburgs of Vienna – Debacle and Ruin

XVIII.   The Coburgs of Sofia – Conundrum

XIX.       The Women of Coburg – A Most Interesting Club

Epilogue – Apres-eux, le deluge…

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