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Churchill, the end of glory

a political biography

by John Charmley

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Published by Harcourt Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965,
    • Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Charmley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5 C4 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 742 p. :
      Number of Pages742
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1404409M
      ISBN 10015117881X
      LC Control Number93012546

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Churchill. He basked in glory, a romantic to the end. Was he good for Britain, though. He got it Churchill, very wrong on Europe: one of the biggest lost opportunities in British history was waved away by a nation that ended the war under the killer illusion that it was still a great by: Churchill.

He basked in glory, a romantic to the end. Was he good for Britain, though. He got it wrong, very wrong on Europe: one of the biggest lost opportunities in British history was waved away by a nation that ended the war under the killer illusion that it was still a great s: Shrewd analysis that just misses taking the full measure of the great wartime leader.

``To be a Party you must have at least one follower. You have none,'' David Lloyd-George once told Churchill. Why was someone so brilliant so often mistrusted or in the political wilderness. William Manchester's The Last Lion the end of glory book Churchill's isolation as proof of his maverick courage.

Churchill, the End of Glory book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Based on fifteen years' research in archives in Britain, /5. Mr. Charmley’s book is a classic conservative lament for vanished glory.

When, in such a mood, one asks how this fall from grace came to pass, taking pot-shots at the icon becomes irresistible. Churchill’s leadership was inspiring, but barren.

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And John him­self is a gen­tle­man. There have been many attempts to demolish the Churchill Myth. John Charmley’s Churchill: The End of Glory is one of the most thorough, and most devastating. Of course, as Charmley admits, once a myth establishes itself no amount of rational argument has any effect.

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Publication date Topics Churchill, Winston, Sir,Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century Publisher Hodder & Stoughton Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   Churchill's lifelong fascination with secret intelligence is the theme of this riveting book which covers everything from his first encounter with the 'Great Game' on the north-west frontier to.

Charmley sums up his feelings about Winston Churchill in Churchill: The End of Glory: Churchill stood for the British Empire, for British independence and for an 'anti-Socialist' vision of Britain.

By July the first of these was on the skids, the second was dependent solely upon America and the third had just vanished in a Labour election Author: John Charmley. It is the final book and shows the end of the great life he led. It portrays the human side of what readers had previously only known as a staunch statesman and a talented artist.

The book takes its readers through how Churchill dealt with being a Prime Minister at a very sensitive time for Britain. Churchill, the end of glory: a political biography by John Charmley; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Prime ministers, Biography; Places: Great Britain; People: Winston Churchill Sir (), Winston Churchill (); Times: 20th century.

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