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We are delighted to announce that the project’s first volume has gone to press:

Queens Consort, Cultural Transfer and European Politics 1550-1750, edited by Adam Morton (Newcastle University) and Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly (University of Oxford).

It will be published by Routledge who have taken over Ashgate Publishing and is due to appear in autumn 2016.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Politics, Culture and Queens Consort
    Adam Morton
  2. Art Collections as Dynastic Tool: The Jagiellonian Princesses Katarzyna, Queen of Sweden, and Zofia, Duchess of Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
    Almut Bues
  3. The Consort in the Theatre of Power: Maria Amalia of Saxony, Queen of the Two Sicilies, Queen of Spain
    Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly
  4. The ‘Two Bodies’ of the Female Sovereign: Awkward Hierarchies in Images of Empress Maria Theresia, Catherine the Great of Russia and their Male Consorts
    Christina Strunck
  5. Luise Ulrike of Prussia, Queen of Sweden, and the Search for Political Space
    Elise Dermineur and Svante Norrhem
  6. Marriage in a Global Context: Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
    Clarissa Campbell Orr
  7. Dynastic Positioning and Political Newsgathering: Hedwig Eleonora of Schleswig-Gottorf, Queen of Sweden, and her Correspondence
    Jill Bepler
  8. Greeting the Stuart Queens Consort: Cultural Exchange and the nuptial texts for Henrietta Maria of France and Catherine of Braganza, Queens of Britain
    Anna-Marie Linnell
  9. Sanctity and Suspicion: Catholicism, Conspiracy and the Representation of Henrietta Maria of France and Catherine of Braganza, Queens of Britain
    Adam Morton
  10. Four Weddings and Five Funerals: Dynastic Integration and Cultural Transfer between the Houses of Braunschweig and Brandenburg in the Eighteenth Century
    Thomas Biskup
  11. Afterword: Queens Consort, Cultural Transfer and European Politics
    Helen Watanabe-O’Kelly
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