Churchill

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Pan Macmillan UK, 1 de dez de 2001 - 1020 páginas

Roy Jenkins' Churchill is an exhaustive biographical picture of one of the most enigmatic and important figures of the Twentieth Century.From the admiralty to the miner's strike, from the Battle of Britain to the Nobel Prize, Churchill's oversaw some of the most important events the World has ever seen. Roy Jenkins faithfully presents these events, while also managing to convey the contradictions and quirks in Churchill's character.

In depth analysis and brilliant historical research make this a magnificent one-volume biography of an extraordinary life. In some ways a companion piece to his excellent biography of Gladstone, Churchill is packed with insights that only a fellow politician could convey.

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Comentário do usuário  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This magnificent big biography of the great Prime Minister and war leader, written by the former Labour Cabinet member and Social Democratic Party founder Roy Jenkins, was the British Book Awards Best ... Ler resenha completa

CHURCHILL: A Biography

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A thoughtful, comprehensive portrait of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill's remarkable life.Lord Jenkins (Gladstone, 1997, etc.) adds to his reputation as England's foremost political ... Ler resenha completa

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Sobre o autor (2001)

Former Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and President of the European Commission, Roy Jenkins is currently Chancellor of Oxford University and President of the Royal Society of Literature. His biography of Gladstone was the winner of the Whitbread Biography Award.

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