Churchill: The Power of Words - eBook
Churchill: The Power of Words - eBook  -     Edited By: Martin Gilbert
    By: Winston Churchill
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Edited By: Martin Gilbert
Da Capo Press / 2012 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780306821615
ISBN-13: 9780306821615

Publisher's Description

Winston Churchill knew the power of words. In public speeches and published books, in newspaper and magazine articles, he expressed his feelings and laid out his vision for the future. His wartime writings and speeches have fascinated generation after generation with their powerful narrative style and thoughtful reflection.

This book contains one hundred extracts from his books, articles and speeches. They range from his memories of his schooldays, to his contributions to the debates on social policy and on war, his contributions in both world wars to the events and discourse, and his efforts after 1945 to see the world a better place.

Martin Gilbert, Churchill's official biographer, has chosen passages that express to him the essence of Churchill's thoughts, and which describe—in his own inimitable words—the main adventures of his life, and the main crises of his career with Gilbert’s own introduction and interlinking text. They give, from first to last, an insight into his life and thought, how it evolved, and how he made his mark on the British and world stage.

 

Author Bio

Martin Gilbert is Churchill's official biographer and one of Britain's leading historians. He is the author of eighty-two books, including Churchill: A Life. He is an Honorary Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and a Distinguished Fellow of Hillsdale College, Michigan. He lives in London.

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