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A Century of Premiers

A Century of Premiers

Salisbury to Blair
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Introduction Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquis of Salisbury - The Man Who Stayed Too Long Arthur James Balfour - Bob's Your Uncle Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman - "A Good, Honest Scotchman" Herbert Henry Asquith - Not Quite in the Gladstone Mould David Lloyd George - "A Dynamic Force" Andrew Bonar Law - Tory Puritan Stanley Baldwin - "A Man of the Most Utter Insignificance"? James Ramsay MacDonald - An 'Aristocrat' Among Plain Men? Neville Chamberlain - A Family Affair Winston Churchill - His Finest Hour Clement Attlee - Quiet Revolutionary Sir Anthony Eden - Self-Destruction of a Prince Charming Harold Macmillan - Idealist into Manipulator Sir Alec Douglas-Home - Right Man, Wrong Century? Harold Wilson - Master - or Victim - of the Short Term Edward Heath - Cheerleader for Europe James Callaghan - Labour's Conservative Margaret Thatcher - Grocer's Daughter to Iron Lady John Major - "Thatcherism with a Human Face" Tony Blair - Governing Against his Party Appendix: Prime Ministers of the 20th Century Index
During the course of the Twentieth Century, nineteen men and one woman - from Robert Cecil, Third Marquis of Salisbury to Tony Blair - have occupied the post of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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    20. Jahrhundert; 20th century; Churchill; essay; Europe; kingdom; Neville Chamberlain; Revolution; Thatcher

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Autor: D. Leonard
ISBN-13: 9781403939906
ISBN: 140393990X
Einband: Book
Seiten: 392
Gewicht: 490 g
Format: 216x140x21 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: D. Leonard
Dick Leonard is an historian, journalist and author and a former Labour MP. For many years he was Assistant Editor of The Economist, and headed their office in Brussels, where he was later also correspondent of The Observer. He also worked for the BBC, and contributed regularly to leading newspapers across the world. His publications include The Economist Guide to the European Union, Elections in Britain, A Century of Premiers: Salisbury to Blair; Nineteenth Century British Premiers: Pitt to Rosebery and Eighteenth Century British Premiers: Walpole to the Younger Pitt.

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Autor: D. Leonard
ISBN-13:: 9781403939906
ISBN: 140393990X
Erscheinungsjahr: 07.12.2004
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Gewicht: 490g
Seiten: 392
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2005
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x140x21 mm