Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked

by Nigel Knight

Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked Synopsis

In his brand new assessment of Winston Churchill's political career Nigel Knight challenges the sentimental image of the great wartime leader and argues that Churchill's impact on Great Britain was, in fact, consistently disastrous. The author backs up his arguments with rigorous academic research to provide a fresh insight into Churchill's entire career This book covers Churchill's time as pre-war Chancellor and his contradictory economic policies. It also looks at his time as Prime Minister and his wartime blunders, as well as the post-war period when he failed to rectify his past errors. It includes 16 pages of fascinating archive photographs.

Churchill. The Greatest Briton Unmasked Press Reviews

'Nigel Knight lays siege with well-informed gusto to the legend of Winston Churchill' - Martin Bell

Book Information

ISBN: 9780715328538
Publication date: 30th October 2009
Author: Nigel Knight
Publisher: David & Charles
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Second World War, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, Political leaders & leadership,

About Nigel Knight

Nigel Knight is a lecturer in British Government at the University of Cambridge and in Economics and Politics at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is the author of Governing Britain Since 1945, and has also worked in national politics, both advising and writing policy

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