Neville Chamberlainby Peter Neville
Neville Chamberlain has suffered from the reputation as an appeasor, as the prime minister who promised peace, but who let Hitler declare war on Europe. This book re-examines this reputation in the light of not only his anti-war foreign policy, but also in light of his substantial domestic political achievements as a socially concerned and fair-minded Conservative politician.
Key features of the text include: sections place events into historical context with explanations of the domestic and foreign political context, well-referenced exposition of points of view accessible to a wide range of A-level students, analysis of personal and family factors affecting Chanberlain's political behaviour, essay style questions invite students to revise what they have read and analyze key issues in each chapter, and timelines help students place events into their proper pattern.
Peter Neville is also the author of "World History 1914-1980", "GCSE World History", "A Traveller's History of Russia and the USSR", "Nazi Germany" and "Spies and Espionage in World War Two".
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