Offers an interpretative account of a crucial phase in the life of Sir Stafford Cripps and his meteoric rise from the radical fringe of Parliament on the eve of the war to membership of the War Cabinet in 1942. Examines Britain's ability to react to the changing circumstances and recurrent controversy between Cripps and Churchill.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)|
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Origins of the mission; 2. The mission launched; 3. Interregnum; 4. The turn of the tide; 5. An alliance of sorts; 6. Disillusion; 7. Frustration; 8. Aftermath; Notes; Bibliography; Index.