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Churchill: A Study In Greatness
     

Churchill: A Study In Greatness

by Geoffrey Best
 

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Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. In recent years his record has come under attack. This book makes sense of this extraordinary man and his controversial and heroic career. Best brings outChurchill's strengths and weaknesses, looking past the many received versions of Churchill in a biography that

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Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. In recent years his record has come under attack. This book makes sense of this extraordinary man and his controversial and heroic career. Best brings outChurchill's strengths and weaknesses, looking past the many received versions of Churchill in a biography that balances the private and the public man and offers a fresh insight into his character.

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Churchill
I should have made nothing if I had not made mistakes.
Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review
A study of character, rather than an encyclopedic biography, but there is little that is missing; and it is superbly written.
LA Times Sunday Book Review
A study of character, rather than an encyclopedic biography, but there is little that is missing; and it is superbly written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141011226
Publisher:
Penguin UK
Publication date:
09/24/2002
Pages:
384

Meet the Author

Geoffrey Best is one of Britain's most distinguished historians. He has been Professor of History at the Universities of Edinburgh and Sussex and is currently a Senior Member of St Antony's College, Oxford. His previous books include WAR AND LAW SINCE 1945, HUMANITY AND WARFARE and MID-VICTORIAN BRITAIN.

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