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Philip Gould : an unfinished life

Author: Dennis Kavanagh
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The death of Philip Gould, former Labour Party Communications Director, in 2011, deprived Britain of one of its most acute and well-respected political minds. In this book, his friends and colleagues discuss his life from his early years in the Labour Party to his ultimately doomed fight against cancer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Philip Gould; Philip Gould
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Kavanagh
ISBN: 9781137281128 113728112X
OCLC Number: 795175378
Description: xi, 187 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Philip Gould's life and work / Dennis Kavanagh --
Friendship in politics / Alastair Campbell --
The start of Labour's long march : 1985-1992 / Patricia Hewitt --
The unstarted revolution / Peter Mandelson --
'Our kind of politics' / David Miliband --
The land and the sea / James Purnell --
Philip Gould and the rise of the scorekeepers / Danny Finkelstein --
Philip Gould and the art of political strategy / Peter Hyman --
How Philip Gould helped to save the Conservative Party / Andrew Cooper --
A US perspective on 'The Philip Gould project' / Stanley B. Greenberg --
Life in the 'death zone' / James Harding.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Kavanagh.
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'He wasn't just my pollster, he was my pathfinder.'- Tony Blair'Philip was a pathbreaking political strategist as well as a warm, funny, engaging, deeply emotional and loving human being.'- Ed Read more...

 
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