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Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain / John Bew.

Author/Creator:
Bew, John, author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 670 pages, [16] pages of plate : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Attlee, C. R. (Clement Richard), 1883-1967.
Labour Party (Great Britain) -- Biography.
Labour Party (Great Britain)
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964.
Politics and government.
Prime ministers.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biography.
Contents:
Part I. Patriot, citizen, soldier, 1889-1918
Introduction: the red flag
With apologies to Rudyard Kipling
News from nowhere
The soldier
Part II. The making of a politician, 1918-1931
Looking backward
Building Jerusalem
Fame is the spur
Part III. Albion's troubles, 1931-1940
The Bullion family
The anti-Cromwell
The Major Attlee company and the clenched-fist salute
A word to Winston
Part IV. Finest hour, 1940-1945
All behind you, Winston
The hunting of the snark
The invisible man
Part V. New Jerusalem, New Deal, 1945-1947
To hope till hope creates
English traits, American problems
The British New Deal
Empire into commonwealth
Part VI. After New Jerusalem, 1948-1955
In Barchester all is not well
Taxis, teeth and hospital beds
The pilgrim's progress
Part VII. Mission's end, 1955-1967
Few thought he was even a starter
Epilogue: the promised land.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780190203405
0190203404
OCLC:
954038344
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