6 edition of Attlee found in the catalog.
by I.B. Tauris
Written in English
The s generation of Labour Party leaders—Morrison, Bevin, Cripps, Dalton—were a group of colorful, vigorous men. Yet solid and steady, ""mousey"" Clement Attlee () emerged as first among them: party leader ( onward); deputy to Churchill in the WW II coalition government; the postwar prime minister who managed Britain's economic and social transformation, and its withdrawal. Books. The Land Where Lemons Grow, The Story of Italy and Its Citrus Fruit Enthusiasm bubbles off the pages of Helena Attlee's authoritative prose This book cannot be bettered as an introduction to the subject for visitors - a ravishingly beautiful and inspirational read that makes you want to jump onto the next plane to Tokyo.
Book Description. Attlee is undoubtedly one of the key figures in modern British history. An important figure in Churchill's War Cabinet, and premier of the first majority Labour Government, he created the Welfare State, nationalised a substantial part of industry and secured the independence of India. Introducing a remarkable new character from #1 New York Times bestselling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the southwestern United States who must confront a new threat and an old nightmare. Listen to an excerpt of the Long Road to Mercy audiobook! - YouTube.
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• Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace by Leo McKinstry is published by Atlantic Books (£25). To order a copy go to or call. Attlee was a real epoch-maker in the full sense of that term, so if he, or subsequent historians or both, have left us short of adequate analysis to categorise and evaluate such an important era, that alone makes this book important.
In fact Attlee was not as tongue-tied as they used to tell us/5(8). Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline.
Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career/5(11). Buy Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace Main by McKinstry, Leo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(40). Attlee by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds is a very good book about one of the great British Prime Ministers. It is well-written, fast-poaced and informative but lacks detail and therefore should be regarded as more of an introduction to Attlee/5(24).
Attlee’s career, in John Bew’s telling, is a tribute not to sham consistency or inviolable purity of principle, but to the primacy of politics – what [Max] Weber called the ‘slow boring of Author: Danuta Kean. Attlee book.
Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography of Clement Attlee covers his life from his birth in in Su /5.
Clement Attlee, in full Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee of Walthamstow, Viscount Prestwood, (born January 3,Putney, London, England—died October 8,Westminster, London), British Labour Party leader (–55) and prime minister (–51).
He presided over the establishment of the welfare state in Great Britain and the granting of independence to India, the most. ‘James Attlee’s new book was a must-read for me. As he chugs along this iconic route, Attlee mines fascinating stories from the landscape, rattling off anecdotes about characters as diverse as Oscar Wilde, Diana Dors and T.E.
Lawrence – tales that will keep me company on this journey forever more. Search in the Kindle store under books, Station to Station James Attlee. Reply. Karen leyden says: at am. I found your book so full of little snippets of history that broaden my understanding of many places along the the line and would have never known.
I even managed to answer a question on egg heads with a fact I had read. Fantastic, well-research autobiography on Clement Attlee. I bought this book in Septembera few months after Labour's third consecutive election loss. Corbyn's Labour gained over 40% of the popular vote, they gained seats across the country, yet were still the main opposition in government/5.
Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline.
Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and : Oxford University Press. For anyone with what used to be called “progressive tendencies,” the best, if largely overlooked, book of last year was surely John Bew’s biography of Clement Attlee, the leader of the.
Most of these weird chimes from the past are, of course, the purest happenstance. But they serve various useful functions. Not only do they illustrate the role of luck in history – so vital in the careers of both men – they also nudge us away from the condescension we all too often feel towards our grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ generations: bowler-hatted, starch-collared and /5(3).
Attlee's reading is deep and wide and engagingly circuitous, and this book frequently provides the delights of discovery that make any adventure worth undertaking." Bookforum - Rebecca Mead "The subtitle [of Isolarion ] promises 'a different Oxford journey,' one confining itself to the Cowley Road in east : James Attlee.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Description: pages, 16 unnumbered pages. Attlee’s reading is deep and wide and engagingly circuitous, and this book frequently provides the delights of discovery that make any adventure worth undertaking." National Geographic Traveler "Attlee grabs our hand and drags us down Cowley Road in Oxford, determined to prove that it is not a stuffy, medieval, Masterpiece Theatre town.
Get this from a library. Attlee. [David Howell] -- This volume looks at the life of Clement Attlee, Labour politician and prime minister from to He was the first Labour prime minister with an absolute Common's majority.
Clement Attlee remains the enigma of British 20th-century history. Ina group of academics rated him the greatest prime minister of the century. His government is acclaimed as the success story of postwar Britain. Yet there is a discrepancy between the monumental change that the Attlee government introduced and the apparently minuscule stature of the man who presided over that.
As Deputy Prime Minister during Churchill's wartime coalition and Prime Minister during Labour's creation of the welfare state from toClement Attlee was near to the heart of decision-making during the critical decade of the century. This concise thematic biography explores his life and achievement.
Brookshire shows how Attlee, middle-class and Oxford-educated, became a committed. clement attlee Download clement attlee or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get clement attlee book now.
This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.Readers of Finest Hour will discover little new about Churchill from this book but may be surprised at the extent of the principles and attitudes that Churchill and Attlee held in common—a keen patriotism, devotion to monarchy, a domestic social reformist outlook (albeit of very differing ethos), and a love of the English language, literature.
The Churchill and Attlee relationship is now examined in two books, John Bew’s Clement Attlee and David Cohen’s Churchill & Attlee. Bew’s is the superior work. A professor at King’s College London, Bew provides an excellent critical study of the Labour prime minister that stands to be a standard biography of its subject.