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Churchill : the unexpected hero

Author: Paul Addison
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this incisive biography, Paul Addison examines both the life of the most iconic figure in twentieth-century British history, and the battle over his reputation, which continues to this day."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Addison, Paul, 1943-
Churchill.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004025236
(OCoLC)56880258
Named Person: Winston Churchill; Winston Churchill
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Addison
ISBN: 9781429430791 1429430796 9780199279340 0199279349 9780191535437 0191535435 1280758201 9781280758201
OCLC Number: 77803062
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 308 pages)
Contents: The youngest man in Europe, 1874-1901 --
The renegade, 1901-1911 --
The Lilliput Napoleon, 1911-1915 --
The Winstonburg line, 1915-1924 --
Respectability won and lost, 1924-1939 --
The making of a hero, 1939-1945 --
Climbing Olympus, 1945-1965 --
Churchill past and present.
Responsibility: Paul Addison.
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During the Second World War, Winston Churchill won two resounding victories. The first was a victory over Nazi Germany, the second a victory over the legion of sceptics who had derided his judgement.  Read more...

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