An Interactive Biography of Winston Churchill (Enhanced Edition) [NOOK Book]

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Includes over 20 minutes of video and audio
Includes pictures of Churchill and important people, places, and events in his life.
Includes a list of Churchill's greatest quotes.
Includes a Bibliography for further reading.
Includes a Table of Contents.

Everyone has read about history’s most important people and events in dense textbooks ...

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An Interactive Biography of Winston Churchill (Enhanced Edition)

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Overview

Includes over 20 minutes of video and audio
Includes pictures of Churchill and important people, places, and events in his life.
Includes a list of Churchill's greatest quotes.
Includes a Bibliography for further reading.
Includes a Table of Contents.

Everyone has read about history’s most important people and events in dense textbooks and classrooms, but words can only say so much. In Charles River Editors’ Interactive Biography series, history comes to life in video and audio, allowing people to not only read history but truly experience it, through the eyes and ears of the people who were there.

Was he “the greatest human being ever to occupy 10 Downing Street”? Or a man whose “brilliant but unsound judgement resulted in detrimental consequences for Britain and for the world.” ? Nearly 50 years after his death, debate still rages over Sir Winston Churchill’s contribution to history. Indeed, now that wartime nostalgia has mostly washed away, in Britain in particular the views on Churchill are more divergent than ever.

On one point though, the biographers and historians remain unanimous: Churchill led an astonishing life as a soldier, world statesman, historian and Noble Prize Laureate. When he died at 90 in 1965, one of the most important figures in modern history had left the stage. From providing some of the 20th century’s greatest soundbytes to successfully navigating Great Britain to victory in World War II against great odds, Churchill was at the forefront of global events for decades, becoming one of the most influential Britons in history. In 2002, he was named the Greatest Briton of All Time, and 40 years earlier he was the first person to be made an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

An Interactive Biography of Winston Churchill details Churchill’s life and career, while humanizing the young child who was both aristocrat and hellion, and the young man who had to overcome a speech impediment to become one of the 20th century’s most dazzling orators. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events in his life, you will learn about Sir Winston Churchill like you never have before, in no time at all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781625396648
  • Publisher: Charles River Editors
  • Publication date: 1/29/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,160,210
  • File size: 150 MB
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