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Anthony Eden : a life and reputation

Author: David Dutton
Publisher: London ; New York : Arnold : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a mass of unpublished archival material, much of it from Anthony Eden's own papers, David Dutton seeks to reassess the career of a man who experienced the extremes of political fortune. For much of his life the golden boy of British politics with a popular appeal that transcended party boundaries, Eden left public life with his reputation for sound judgement and probity sadly tarnished. The Suez crisis of
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden; Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden; Anthony Eden
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Dutton
ISBN: 0340561688 9780340561683 0340691395 9780340691397
OCLC Number: 34875878
Description: xiv, 576 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
The destruction of a reputation --
'One strong young figure' --
Eden and the dictators --
Eden and Chamberlain --
The wilderness months --
Eden and the United States --
Eden and the Russians --
The succession --
The domestic politician --
Eden and Europe --
Eden and the Cold War --
Suez: the first phase --
Suez: the crisis --
Eden: an assessment.
Responsibility: David Dutton.
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"A more penetrating study, such as this, is overdue and welcome."--The Telegraph"Dutton's work is studiously objective."--The Sunday Telegraph"This is a lucid, challenging and impressive book, which Read more...

 
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