Winston Churchill: Politics, Strategy and Statecraft by Richard ToyeWinston Churchill: Politics, Strategy and Statecraft by Richard Toye

Winston Churchill: Politics, Strategy and Statecraft

EditorRichard Toye

Paperback | January 12, 2017

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Winston Churchill is a renowned historical figure, whose remarkable political and military career continues to enthral. This book consists of short, highly readable chapters on key aspects of Churchill's career. Written by leading experts, the chapters draw on documents from Churchill's extensive personal papers as well as cutting-edge scholarship. Ranging from Churchill's youthful statesmanship to the period of the Cold War, the volume considers his military strategy during both World Wars as well as dealing with the social, political and economic issues that helped define the Churchillian era. Suitable for those coming to Churchill for the first time, as well as providing new insights for those already familiar with his life, this is a sparkling collection of essays that provides an enlightening history of Churchill and his era.
Richard Toye is Professor of Modern History at the University of Exeter, UK. He has published widely in the field of 19th and 20th-century British and international history, including three books on Winston Churchill.
Title:Winston Churchill: Politics, Strategy and StatecraftFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.65 inPublished:January 12, 2017Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Richard Toye (University of Exeter, UK) 2. Churchill: The Young Statesman, 1901-1914 David Thackeray (University of Exeter, UK) 3. Winston Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty, 23 October 1911 - 24 May 1915 Martin Thornton, (University of Leeds, UK) 4. Churchill as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1924-9) and the Return to the Gold Standard Peter Catterall (University of Westminster, UK) 5. Churchill and Labour Chris Wrigley (University of Nottingham, UK) 6. Churchill and the General Strike, 1926 Peter Catterall (University of Westminster, UK) 7. Churchill and Women Paul Addison (University of Edinburgh, UK) 8. Churchill and Empire Richard Toye 9. Churchill and the Islamic World Warren Dockter (University of Cambridge, UK) 10. Churchill and Airpower Richard Overy (University of Exeter, UK) 11. Churchill as Strategist in World War Two Jeremy Black (University of Exeter, UK) 12. The Birth of the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship' David Woolner (Roosevelt Institute) 13. Churchill and Nuclear Weapons Kevin Ruane (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK) 14. Winston Churchill and the Cold War Kevin Ruane Index

Editorial Reviews

[A] valuable biographical compendium that shows Churchill both beloved and controversial . Historians and students of British history have much to gain by reading these commendable essays. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.