Royal Weddings undeniably count among the superlative events of our time. Thousands of people line the way from the palace to the cathedral, and as many as one billion viewers follow the ceremony on their TVs, fascinated by the glamour, tradition and romance between two lovers, who eventually say "yes" to each other just like everybody else. Nothing surpasses the pageantry of a royal wedding. Pomp and ritual combine in a spectacle few can resist. That mingling of personal charisma, age-old institutions, and contemporary mores is enough to intrigue the most hardened of hearts! Royal Weddings tells the stories behind the most beautiful weddings of monarchs and heirs to the throne from all over the world. Take a richly illustrated book behind the scenes on the big days of Queen Victoria of England, Grace Kelly and Rainier, Diana and Charles, Letizia and Felipe and many others. These royal unions embody the hopes, dreams and characteristics of nations as distinct as Sweden, Japan and Spain. Comprehensive text and stunning pictures chronicle the fascinating details that make these state celebrations of personal commitment so unique and memorable.
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