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Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked By Nigel Knight

Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked
by Nigel Knight

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Assesses Winston Churchill's political career. This book challenges the sentimental image of the great wartime leader and argues that Churchill's impact on Great Britain was, in fact, consistently disastrous. It also covers Churchill's time as pre-war Chancellor and his contradictory economic policies.
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Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked by Nigel Knight

In his brand new assessment of Winston Churchill's political career, Nigel Knight challenges the sentimental image of the great wartime leader and argues that Churchill's impact on Great Britain was, in fact, consistently disastrous. The author backs up his arguments with rigorous academic research to provide a fresh insight into Churchill's entire career.This book covers Churchill's time as pre-war Chancellor and his contradictory economic policies. It also looks at his time as Prime Minister and his wartime blunders, as well as the post-war period when he failed to rectify his past errors. It features 16 pages of fascinating archive photographs.

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Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked Reviews


'Nigel Knight lays siege with well-informed gusto to the legend of Winston Churchill' - Martin Bell.

About Nigel Knight


Nigel Knight is a lecturer in British Government at the University of Cambridge and in Economics and Politics at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is the author of Governing Britain Since 1945, and has also worked in national politics, both advising and writing policy.

Table of Contents


Introduction; 1. Gallipoli; 2. The General Strike; 3. Armament and Disarmament & Iraq; 4. The Wilderness Years - Churchill under Baldwin; 5. The Wilderness Years - Churchill under Chamberlain; 6. Norway; 7. Dunkirk; 8. The Battle of Britain; 9. Battle Ships; 10. North Africa; 11. Greece, Crete and Yugoslavia; 12. Dieppe; 13. The Far-East: Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaya and Burma; 14. Italy; 15. Normandy; 16. Dresden; 17. The Big Three; 18. General Election Defeat; 19. In Opposition; 20. The Last Tired Government; Conclusion; Index.

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GOR002799183
Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked by Nigel Knight
Nigel Knight
Used - Very Good
Hardback
David & Charles
2008-09-26
400
0715328557
9780715328552
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