Eminent Churchillians

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Orion, Dec 16, 2010 - History - 368 pages
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A controversial account of the Churchill years by a bestselling historian.

This highly praised book by the Wolfson History Prize-winning author of SALISBURY tackles six aspects of Churchilliana and uncovers a plethora of disturbing facts about wartime and post-war Britain.

His revelations include:

- The case for the impeachment of Lord Mountbatten

- The Nazi sympathies of Sir Arthur Bryant, hitherto considered a patriotic historian

- The British establishments doubt about Churchills role after Dunkirk

- The appeasement of the trade unions in Churchills Indian summer

- The inside story of black immigration in the early 1950s

- The anti-Churchill stance adopted by the Royal Family in 1940

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User Review  - Mark Singer - Goodreads

Revisionist look at selected famous Britons of the mid-twentieth century. The chapter that demolishes the myth of Lord Mountbatten alone makes this worth reading! Read full review

Review: Eminent Churchillians

User Review  - Goodreads

Revisionist look at selected famous Britons of the mid-twentieth century. The chapter that demolishes the myth of Lord Mountbatten alone makes this worth reading! Read full review

About the author (2010)

Andrew Roberts took a first in Modern History at Cambridge. He has been a professional historian since the publication of his life of Lord Halifax , The Holy Fox, in 1991, followed by Eminent Churchillians in 1994 . He contributes regularly to the Sunday Telegraph. Lives in Knightsbridge, London, and has two children. His Salisbury won the Wolfson History Prize in 2000. His books include Napoleon and Wellington in 2001, Hitler and Churchill (based on BBC-2 series) in 2003. What Might Have Been (editor) in 2004. His History of the English Speaking Peoples Since 1900 was published in 2006 and won the Walter Bagehot Prize .

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