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Churchill's Empire By Richard Toye

Churchill's Empire by Richard Toye

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A vividly written account of the rise - and fall - of the British Empire during the life of one its greatest servants, Winston Churchill

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Churchill's Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made by Richard Toye

Churchill's image is as an imperial die-hard, implacably opposed to colonial freedom. However, his relationship to Empire is far more complex and ambigious. Written by the acclaimed young historian Richard Toye, this absorbing book is the first to provide a comprehensive account of Churchill's lifelong involvement with Empire, from his childhood schooldays to his final premiership in the 1950s. Combining a lightness of touch and surprising detail with expert and insightful hypotheses, and drawing upon a wealth of published and unpublished evidence - from private diaries to African war poetry - Churchill's Empire provides a vivid and dynamic account of a remarkable man and an extraordinary era.

About Richard Toye

Richard Toye is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Exeter. He lives in Exeter with his wife and son.

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GOR010676038
9780230703841
0230703844
Churchill's Empire: The World that Made Him and the World He Made by Richard Toye
Used - Like New
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2010-02-19
448
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