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Winston Churchill : man of the century

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  • Auteur: Ramsden, John
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2011
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    Copyrighted
    2004
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    In this course, Queen Mary University of London history professor John Ramsden discusses Churchill's extraordinary life and his remarkable range of skills including his achievements in a sixty-year-long public life. He seeks to answer the question "What was it whtat was great in Winston Churchill?"

    Contents:
    • Family, background and identity
    • Soldier and war correspondent, 1893-1900
    • Young man in a hurry, 1900-1911
    • "I am a war person"
    • Starting again, 1916-1930
    • Churchill the writer
    • Neglected prophet in the 1930s
    • His "finest hour": Churchill the orator
    • Churchill and Stalin: dealing with the Devil
    • Churchill, Roosevelt, and the "special relationship", 1940-1945
    • Triumph and tragedy, 1942-1945
    • Prophet again, 1945-1951
    • Apotheosis, 1951-1965
    • Man of the century?
    Éditeur original: Prince Frederick, Md., Recorded Books
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9781461815433