Diana's Mourning

A People's History

Awdur(on) James Thomas

Iaith: Saesneg

Dosbarthiad(au): History

  • Hydref 2002 · 208 tudalen ·216x138mm

  • · Clawr Meddal - 9780708317532

Am y llyfr

Astudiaeth o gymhlethdod ymateb y bobl i farwolaeth Diana, Tywysoges Cymru, ym mis Medi 1997, yn cynnwys arolwg beirniadol o ymateb a grym y cyfryngau ac asesiad o'r elfennau allweddol ym myth galaru.


' ...Diana's Mourning proves to be a lively, thoughtful text urging us to embrace the difference, contradiction and complexity of popular responses to the death. Importantly, Thomas writes with sensitivity and avoids the pitfalls of sentimentality and/or sneering. Moreover, it is a welcome addition to the cultural and social history of monarchy and celebrity and, notably, to the significance or the media in shaping our understanding of news and nation ... ' (Contemporary British History 2003 )


Introduction- People's Histories- A people's Princess?- A Women's Mourning- Divided in Grief- England's Rose...or Argentina's?- Floral Revolution...of Floral Fascism?- Tragic news- A veil of Tears- Conclusion

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