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Attlee's great contemporaries : the politics of character

Author: C R Attlee; Frank Field
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
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In 1946, Clement Attlee came to power as Labour Prime Minister with a huge landslide majority. Under his leadership, some of the greatest reforms were initiated, not least the founding of The National Health Service. Attlee had a firm vision of a more just and equitable society, which the nation wanted. This firm vision is something that attracts Frank Field. To Field, Attlee is a hero. After retirement, Clement  Read more...
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Attlee, C.R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967.
Attlee's great contemporaries.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2009
(DLC) 2009281237
(OCoLC)277203842
Named Person: Clement R Attlee
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: C R Attlee; Frank Field
ISBN: 9781441129444 1441129448
OCLC Number: 676696979
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (lvii, 180 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introductory essay: a social democrat in action; 1. Lansbury of London, Observer; 2. The King I Knew; 3. Truth About the War; 4. The Pleasure of Books; 5. Good Patriot and Bad Politician; 6. Keir Hardie; 7. England My England; 8. Blue Stocking in Action; 9. A Good Man; 10. Montgomery: My Assessment; 11. George Lansbury: Man of His Day; 12. Mr. Churchill's Eden; 13. The Role of the Monarchy; 14. The Hiroshima Choice; 15. An American 'Statesman of the Century'; 16. Uncle Fred Looks Back; 17. Jumping the Gun; 18. What Sort of Man Gets to the Top?; 19. Flaws at the Top.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Field.

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