Winston Churchill in the Twenty-First Century
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For many people throughout the English-speaking world and beyond, Winston Churchill was the greatest statesman of the twentieth century: the saviour of his country and a staunch defender of democracy in the face of totalitarianism. By writing history, as well as by making it, Churchill influenced our whole view of the twentieth century and his role in it. But how does he look now, in a new century, with a different agenda and when few can remember him? This book confronts and addresses this question; partly by including the reminiscences and recollections of four people who still vividly remember Churchill (Tony Benn, Lord Carrington, Lord Deedes and Lady Soames); but primarily by bringing…
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/16/2004
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
|Prologue: Churchill from Memory to History|
|Churchill's Three Careers|
|Churchill and Democracy|
|Churchill and the Trade Unions|
|Churchill and the Conservative|
|Churchill and the British Monarchy|
|Churchill and The Gathering Storm|
|Churchill and the American Alliance|
|Churchill and the Two 'Evil Empires'|
|Churchill and the East-West Detente|
|Churchill and the Premiership|
|Epilogue: Churchill Remembered|