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Man of the century : Winston Churchill and his legend since 1945

Author: John Ramsden
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, cop. 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Features an account of Winston Churchill's impact on British, American, and European politics; and the legacy of his vision of a common destiny and heritage for English-speaking people around the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ramsden
ISBN: 0231131062 9780231131063
OCLC Number: 816113143
Description: XX, 652 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One 'The Greatest Dying Englishman': Churchill's Death and Funeral'Had This War Not Come, Who Would Speak of Winston Churchill'?'The Greatest Living Englishman"I Must Justify Myself before History': Fulton and the War MemoriesPart Two 'The Maker of Modern Ireland'?: Churchill and the Celts'The Father of Europe'?: Churchill and the EuropeansPart Three 'An English-speaking Union in my own Person': Churchill and the American'The Lynchpin of the English-Speaking Peoples': Churchill and Canada'The Brightest Gem in the British Crown': Churchill in New Zealand'Bad Stock': Churchill and AustraliaRobert Menzies, Worldwide Leader of the Churchill Appreciation SocietyPart Four The Man of the Century--and of the Next?NotesIndex
Responsibility: John Ramsden.

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