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Camden Fifth Series Parliament and Politics in the Age of Churchill and Attlee: The Headlam Diaries 1935-1951

by Stuart Ball

Camden Fifth Series Parliament and Politics in the Age of Churchill and Attlee: The Headlam Diaries 1935-1951 Synopsis

This volume publishes the private diary of a senior Conservative Member of Parliament, Sir Cuthbert Headlam, during the period of the Second World War. Clearly written and highly readable, it gives a fascinating inside view of British public life in those years. Because of its length and coverage, this political diary is uniquely important. It covers the period of 'appeasement' and the coming of the war, the conflict itself, and post-war Labour government and the development of the Cold War. It has much to say about figures such as Winston Churchill, Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillan.

Camden Fifth Series Parliament and Politics in the Age of Churchill and Attlee: The Headlam Diaries 1935-1951 Press Reviews

'The diaries nevertheless make major contributions in particular areas. The treatment of constituency politics is fascinating.' Twentieth Century British History

Book Information

ISBN: 9780521661430
Publication date: 24th July 2000
Author: Stuart Ball
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 680 pages
Categories: Second World War, Diaries, letters & journals,

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