2 edition of Attlee as I knew him found in the catalog.
Attlee as I knew him
by London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Directorate of Community Services, Library Service in London
Written in English
|Statement||(edited by Geoffrey Dellar).|
|Series||Local history series -- no.5|
|Contributions||Dellar, Geoffrey., Tower Hamlets (England). Libraries Department.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||66|
You can download Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee in pdf format. Symbolic of this was Churchill’s first campaign broadcast on June 4, , in which he accused Attlee of harboring socialist dictatorial ambitions and even compared him to the Nazis.
Discussion of topic, book mention, The Times. 30 May Article on the book in the Evening Standard. "Frank Field, the MP for Birkenhead whose personal integrity and moral centre mark him out as a shining light among our current crop of parliamentarians, has collected an intriguing array of writings by Attlee, the modest and clear-minded. This is a thorough, detailed story of Attlee and the Labor party in the first part of the 20th century. While being an Anglophile for a long time,I knew nothing of Attlee. This biography brought me up to date both on him and on many of the Labor leaders who held office with s:
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Clement Attlee, 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 important step in the conversion of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations.
I originally knew of Clem Attlee through the mixed opinions of him in my family among the older generations who lived through the Attlee as I knew him book events of his career.
He was almost a mythological figure, such were the impact of his government yet I knew so little of him. This book provides a deeply thoughtful, informative and thought provoking account of Reviews: Buy Attlee as I Knew Him (Local history series) 1st by Dellar, Geoffrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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We therefore already know a great deal about his record in government, his stewardship of the Labour Party, and his understated, laconic leadership style. The most substantial of these biographies is by the journalist Kenneth Harris, who knew Attlee personally and drew on extensive conversations with him after Attlee’s retirement from politics.
A cornucopia of carnage and craziness, Before She Knew Him simultaneously disturbs and delights.” (The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA)) “A wicked thriller that does not disappoint Another gem that pulls the reader in and never lets go, even as the story comes to a close. This is a book that will keep you up at night and haunt your Reviews: 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. Best Book Club Guide.
Our Book Club page for Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson - includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Author Website, Book Summary, Talking Points, Review &. Attlee finally told the king, “I’ve won the election.” As a scholar who has written a book on Churchill’s politics, who knew him well, concluded that maintaining “the British.
Jenkins knew Atlee well – he was a family friend, Jenkins father Arthur having served as his Parliamentary Private Secretary, and so, in Atlee invited him to edit a volume of his speeches (Presumably a slim volume given how famously taciturn he was).
As Jenkins records ‘For this I was paid £50 Typical of both of us was what then. Labour leader Clement Attlee arrived at the palace within minutes of Churchill's departure and was appointed As a scholar who has written a book on Churchill's who knew him.
Clem Attlee book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of only two post-war Prime Ministers who can claim to have changed t 4/5(5). More than half of the book is drawn from the wealth of inspired material in the articles from her pen that appeared during her long lifetime in such periodicals as the Review and Herald, Youth's Instructor, and Signs of the Times.
About one third is drawn from unpublished manuscripts and letters in the custody of the trustees of the Ellen G. White writings, under whose direction the volume has. Catching a killer is dangerous—especially if he lives next door.
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When they're invited over for dinner, however, things take a sinister turn when Hen thinks she sees. Article on the book in the Evening Standard. "Frank Field, the MP for Birkenhead whose personal integrity and moral centre mark him out as a shining light among our current crop of parliamentarians, has collected an intriguing array of writings by Attlee, the modest and clear-minded politician who took the bus to work.
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 change. "A.Harris' book is rooted in the author's familiarity with his subject; he knew Attlee for years and conducted several interviews with him.
This familiarity doesn't prevent Harris from rendering critical judgments, though. While a staunch promoter of Attlee, he doesn't hesitate to condemn the prime minister when condemnation is warranted, such as /5(1). Attlee was an unprepossessing man.
“A modest man with much to be modest about,” Winston Churchill said of him once. Attlee had a modest mustache and came from a .