Mehrkens, Heidi

Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe

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Table of contents

1. ‘Winning their Trust and Affection’: Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Frank Lorenz Müller

Part I. Conduits of Communication

2. The Royal Shop Window: Royal Heirs and the Monarchy in Post-Risorgimento Italy, 1860–1878
Maria-Christina Marchi

3. A Visible Presence: Royal Events, Media Images and Popular Spectatorship in Oscarian Sweden
Kristina Widestedt

4. Royal Ambassadors: Monarchical Public Diplomacy and the United States
Erik Goldstein

5. Ocular Sovereignty, Acclamatory Rulership and Political Communication: Visits of Princes of Wales to Bengal
Milinda Banerjee

Part II. Persuading Sceptical Audiences

6. The Power of Presence: Crafting a Norwegian Identity for the Bernadotte Heirs
Trond Norén Isaksen

7. Bertie Prince of Wales: Prince Hal and the Widow of Windsor
Jane Ridley

8. Archduke Franz Ferdinand: An Uncharming Prince?
Alma Hannig

Part III. Emotional Appeals

9. Dynastic Heritage and Bourgeois Morals: Monarchy and Family in the Nineteenth Century
Monika Wienfort

10. The Importance of Looking the Part: Heirs and Male Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Spain
Richard Meyer Forsting

11. How to Fashion the Popularity of the British Monarchy: Alexandra, Princess of Wales and the Attractions of Attire
Imke Polland

12. Love, Duty and Diplomacy: The Mixed Response to the 1947 Engagement of Princess Elizabeth
Edward Owens

Part IV. Dynastic Identities

13. A ‘Sporting Hermes’: Crown Prince Constantine and the Ancient Heritage of Modern Greece
Miriam Schneider

14. The King as Father, Orangism and the Uses of a Hero: King William I of the Netherlands and the Prince of Orange, 1815–1840
Jeroen Koch

15. Narrating Prince Wilhelm of Prussia: Commemorative Biography as Monarchical Politics of Memory
Frederik Frank Sterkenburgh

16. How European was Nineteenth-Century Royal Soft Power?
Heidi Mehrkens

Keywords: History, History of Modern Europe, Political History, Modern History, Cultural History

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Palgrave Studies in Modern Monarchy
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