By John Fraser

Award-winning journalist, writer, and royal authority John Fraser explores the persistence and attract of the Crown in Canada. together with his trademark wit and crafty agility, Fraser seems on the Crown's evolution from the Age of Deference to the period of big name to the current renowned revival. He examines the diversities among tribal monarchy and constitutional monarchy, the major roles of the governor common and the lieutenant governor, and the media's insatiable urge for food for the Royal kinfolk. eventually, he speculates at the destiny reign of Charles, Prince of Wales, and can pay homage to Queen Elizabeth II on her Diamond Jubilee.

Erudite and hugely wonderful, the key of the Crown bargains an enthralling appraisal of Canada's long-standing affair with royalty. This quantity encompasses a lavish 32-page picture insert to create a outstanding visible historical past of the as soon as and destiny crown.

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