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Churchill

Robert Blake and Wm. Roger Louis

Abstract

Winston Churchill was an extraordinary figure. There has never been anyone quite like him, and inevitably legends have accumulated. How can he be treated both realistically and fairly after so much has been written about his controversial career by himself and others? This book provides a fresh look at Churchill and his role in twentieth-century history. Each of the authors in this book is an authority on at least one aspect of Churchill's life. The result is a fascinating interplay of ideas about his policies and motives. Some of it is critical and unflattering. Even the greatest of statesmen ... More

Keywords: Winston Churchill, twentieth-century history, statesman, politician, British Government, Prime Minister, parliamentarian

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198206262
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206262.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Blake, editor
The Queen's College, Oxford

Wm. Roger Louis, editor
University of Texas at Austin

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Introduction

Robert Blake, and Wm. Roger Louis

2 Churchill and Germany

Gordon A. Craig

3 Churchill and France

Douglas Johnson

18 Churchill and Stalin

Robin Edmonds

21 Churchill and the Navy

Richard Ollard

26 Churchill and India

Sarvepalli Gopal

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