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Dr Warren Dockter is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and gained his PhD at the University of Nottingham in July 2012. He has taught at the University of Exeter and the University of Worcester and was an Archives By-Fellow at Churchill College. His research interest lies in British Imperialism in the Middle East during the late nineteenth and twentieth century, encapsulating orientalism and trans-national historical approaches.
With a foreword from Boris Johnson, an anthology of Churchill's writing for the Daily Telegraph together with some of the newspaper's coverage of Churchill's life. It was a surprisingly long relationship starting in 1897 with a report from the further reaches of the British Empire. There are the great set pieces, the calls to arms, the warnings and his visions and plans but amongst all this seriousness there are lighter more personal pieces - on his love of painting and some surprising little gems like the black swan missing from Chartwell and its subsequent discovery in the south of Holland. Overall the book gives a very different view of Churchill from young man to world statesman, complementing the many biographies with his own words and views.~ Sue Baker Like for Like Reading All Will be Well: Good Advice from Winston Churchill, Richard M Langworth Churchill: A Biography, Roy Jenkins