Churchill A Study in Greatness

ISBN-10: 0195161394

ISBN-13: 9780195161397

Edition: 2003

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One of the glorious triumvirate of World War II and founder of the strong Anglo-American friendship that is still apparent today, Winston Churchill stands out in history as a man who led his country through one of its most difficult times, with all of the steadfastness of a fierce and loyal bulldog. Churchill was already recognized as the most diversely gifted man in British politics before, at the ripe old age of 66, he suddenly emerged as a figure of world importance. Becoming Prime Minister on the very day in 1940 that Hitler invaded France and the Low Countries, he braced the British people to continue fighting and even to counterattack the, up to that point, all-victorious Germans. A clever and confident statesman, with an obvious love for the people he served, for years Churchill's character went unchallenged and his inspiring leadership left him above criticism. Recently, however, his record has come under attack. In Churchill: A Study in Greatness, one of Britain's most distinguished historians makes sense of this extraordinary man, and his long, controversial, colorful, contradictory and heroic career. Geoffrey Best illuminates both his strengths and his weaknesses, looking past the many received versions of Churchill, in a biography that balances the private and the public man and offers a clear insight into what made him truly great.
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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/15/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Illustrations
Prologue
Unwillingly to School
Willingly to War
Clementine and the Commons
Board of Trade and Home Office
First Lord of the Admiralty
The Dardanelles
Recovery
Bolsheviks and Irishmen
Eastern Questions
Tory Chancellor
Empire and India
Chartwell and Hitler
'Winston is Back!'
His Finest Hour
Democratic Warlord
'Action This Day'
America and Roosevelt
Special Operations and Bombing Offensive
France and de Gaulle
Russia and Stalin
Victory Overcast
Iron Curtain
Summitry and the Bomb
Return to Downing Street
Sunset and Nightfall
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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