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Phantly against all odds The year was a pivotal moment not just in the history of the Union of South Africa but of the British Empire itself Later that same year India gained independence and just one year later the Afrikaner Nationalist victory in South Africa would lead inexorably to the Republic of South Africa in and its departure from the CommonwealthGraham Viney's book not only superbly captures a moment in the life of a fractious recently formed 'nation' before its descent into over three decades of darkness but also gives us an intimate and revealing portrait of the royal family The present ueen Elizabeth must have learned a great deal about statecraft from her father and about duty tact and hard work from both her parents in the course of this three month tour during which the then princess celebrated her twenty first birthday It was also the family's fi.

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The Last Hurrah The 1947 Royal Tour of Southern Africa and the End of EmpireA divided nationViney penetrates beyond the frippery and froth to provide fascinating sidelights on the history of twentieth century South Africa' Lady Anne Somerset author of Elizabeth I and ueen Anne 'A superb achievement graceful readable deeply researched and enhanced by rare photographs' Lyndall Gordon author of The Imperfect Life of T S Eliot and Outsiders'A thoughtful meticulously researched study'David Saks Associate Director of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and Editor of Jewish AffairsThe Last Hurrah captures in vivid detail the royal tour of southern Africa both the high water mark of the British Empire and the very moment at which it began to unravel It is also an intimate revealing portrait of the royal family King George VI ueen Elizabeth and the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret hard at work in the national interest and succeeding trium.