Churchill: A Study in Greatness

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Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. In recent years his record has come under attack. This book makes sense of this extraordinary man and his controversial and heroic career. Best brings outChurchill's strengths and weaknesses, looking past the many received versions of Churchill in a biography that balances the private and the public man and offers a fresh insight into his character.
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ISBN-13: 9780141011226
ISBN-10: 014101122X
Pagini: 384
Ilustrații: 16pp illustrations
Dimensiuni: 129 x 198 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.29 kg
Ediția: Revised.
Editura: Penguin Books
Colecția Penguin
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

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Geoffrey Best is one of Britain's most distinguished historians. He has been Professor of History at the Universities of Edinburgh and Sussex and is currently a Senior Member of St Antony's College, Oxford. His previous books include WAR AND LAW SINCE 1945, HUMANITY AND WARFARE and MID-VICTORIAN BRITAIN.


Reminds us that is still possible, at a time when irony and cynicism are so much the fashion, to pay tribute to greatness without being hagiographical.
Splendid....A marvel of densely researched scholarship expertly sifted and presented with misleading ease in an elegant prose style.
An astonishingly fresh and original study that renders all previous short biographies out of date."-Times Literary Supplement
We are all worms. But I do believe I am a glow-worm.
The best first book to read about Churchill.