A Century of Premiers
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A Century of Premiers

Salisbury to Blair
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ISBN-13:
9781403939906
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
07.12.2004
Seiten:
392
Autor:
D. Leonard
Gewicht:
490 g
Format:
216x140x21 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Reputation of author - renowned political journalist and former MPIncludes a chapter on each British Prime Minister of the Twentieth CenturyProvides intriguing human as well as political insights
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.