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Sex with the queen : 900 years of vile kings, virile lovers, and passionate politics

Author
Herman, Eleanor, 1960-
Title
Sex with the queen : 900 years of vile kings, virile lovers, and passionate politics / Eleanor Herman.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : W. Morrow, c2006.
Description
xii, 322 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0610/2006043840.html
Portion of title
900 years of vile kings, virile lovers, and passionate politics
Variant title
Nine hundred years of vile kings, virile lovers, and passionate politics
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-311) and index.
Contents
  • Life behind palace walls
  • The queen takes a lover
  • Medieval queens, tudor victims
  • The seventeenth century: escape from the gilded cage
  • Eighteenth-century Russia: the unchaste empresses
  • Eighteenth-century Europe: power, passion, and politics - The nineteenth century: audacity and outrage
  • The turn of the twentieth century: struggle for equality
  • Diana, Princess of many lovers
  • The politics of adultery.
Kinsey subjects
Paramours--Male.
Political sex scandals.
Courtly love.
ISBN
9780060846732
0060846739 (alk. paper)
0061171360 (pbk.)
9780061171369 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
522.7 H49 s4 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute