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The greatest Briton : essays on Winston Churchill's life and political philosophy

The greatest Briton : essays on Winston Churchill's life and political philosophy

Author: Jeremy Havardi
Publisher: London : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After several decades of historical revisionism, Winston Churchill remains one of the most controversial figures in modern history. Critics allege he was a diehard imperialist and warmonger, a bitter opponent of the working classes and a maverick opportunist with an insatiable appetite for power. Despite his record as 'the man who won the war', he is often accused of being a war criminal. This book sets out to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Havardi, Jeremy.
Greatest Briton.
London : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2009
(OCoLC)276816428
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Havardi
ISBN: 9780856833342 0856833347 9780856833359 0856833355
OCLC Number: 690210433
Awards: Long-listed for People's Book Prize: Non-Fiction 2010
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 424 pages)
Contents: The promise of youth (1874-1900) --
Political firebrand (1900-1911) --
The challenge of total war (1911-1918) --
Rebuilding a shattered world (1919-1930) --
Gathering storm (1931-1939) --
Saviour of the free world (1940) --
Towards triumph and tragedy (1941-1945) --
Churchhill as war leader --
Elder statesman (1945-1955) --
Churchhill's political philosophy.
Responsibility: Jeremy Havardi.

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Winston Churchill remains one of the most controversial figures in modern history. Despite his record as 'the man who won the war', he is often accused of being a war criminal. This title features a  Read more...
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'Britain's most famous politician of the twentieth century, Sir Winston Churchill, was not only a great wartime leader but also an inspiring orator, officer in the British Army, historian, artist, Read more...

 
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