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Mr. Attlee

Roy Jenkins

Mr. Attlee

an interim biography

by Roy Jenkins

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Published by William Heinemann in London, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Attlee, C. R. -- 1883-1967.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Roy Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA585.A8 J4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 266 p. :
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14081282M

    A remark he made about books in to Kenneth Harris, the author of this excellent new biography, ''Attlee,'' is not a bad example of his sense of humor: ''Never be lonely if I've got my books.   Mr Willer's place on the Kindertransport scheme to Britain in was initially in doubt because of his non-Jewish father, which meant he was classed as 'half Aryan', but Mr Attlee .

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Attlee: An interim biography Hardcover – by Roy Jenkins (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). I got this book because I read somewhere recently that Clement Attlee was considered by some to be the greatest British prime minister of the 20th century.

The book makes a good case for that claim and is a fascinating account of Attlee's career as leader of the Labour Party, deputy prime minister during WWII and prime minister after the war/5(7).

It's very informative & well researched, and it starts off interestingly enough but post-Labour victory, init takes a turn for the dull. Much of the remainder of the book is a dry review of international relations, economics, and policy analysis and Mr.

Attlee 4/5. Book of the day Biography books Attlee and Churchill review – a deft account of a terrific double act “Mr Attlee played a great part in winning the war.

Mr Attlee is a great patriot.”. Leo McKinstry’s book pages—twice the size of the pre­vi­ous Attlee-Churchill book and is riv­et­ing from cov­er to cov­er. Scrupu­lous­ly fair, McK­instry tells the sto­ry, backed by a volu­mi­nous bib­li­og­ra­phy, exten­sive research and pri­vate cor­re­spon­dence.

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– aspects, and it will be a dull-minded reader who comes away from this book without a new or at least renewed regard for the extraordinary, silver satellite that is our world’s constant companion. GUARDIAN ‘(Attlee) is a stylist of amazing wit and skill. Most notably in Palestine, Malaya, Kenya and Cyprus.

As you can read in the book Imperial Endgame. Indian independence and partition were driven by Attlee who formulated the Indian Independence Act Between one and two million people were violently killed as a direct result. People point to the NHS as Attlee’s greatest success. Mr. Attlee's Hour. by Andrew Roberts | Ma AM One of the underlying themes of this book is that Attlee and much of the Labour left around him were staunch Atlanticists, and.

I had barely no impression of Mr Attlee before I started this book — neither did I know much about Mr John Bew though his biography of Castlereagh has been in my “To Read” list since perhaps mid What I can say after finishing this biography is that Mr Attlee probably ranks amongst the top PMs to have ever governed in the United.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(40). In the “Chicago Sunday Tribune” published a review of a memoir by Attlee, and the reviewer mentioned the expression: 13 Winston Churchill is credited with gibing at Attlee as “a sheep in sheep’s clothing” and a “modest man who has a good deal to be modest about.”.

As a result many chapters include excursions into Attlee’s reading habits, ranging from Edward Bellamy’s novel Looking Backward and William Morris’s News. In Kenneth Harris published a biography titled “Attlee” which included a statement from Winston Churchill about the quip.

The statement was relayed by John Colville to the biographer and subsequently printed in “The New York Times”: 9. Value Investing in REITs book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Fastest and Easiest Way to Own Prime Real Estate!Do you dre /5.

Library of Congress Control Number Reproduction Number LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.) Book/Printed Material Message to Mr. Attlee Prime Minister of the U.K. from Ahmed Hussein President Egyptian Democratic Socialistic. The author also makes too little use of the published diaries of Sir John Colville, who served as private secretary to both prime ministers, on Attlee as head of government.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jenkins, Roy, Mr. Attlee. London, Heinemann [] (OCoLC). Mr Attlee weaves their stories with his own wry descriptions, and with acute historical references that range from the erudite but appropriate to the magnificently obscure (his vade-mecum is a.

Mr Attlee, promising to raise standards of living not only for Britons but for people around the world, told the press: “I believe that the voting at this election has shown that the people of.He ignored Churchill’s patronising jibes: “A modest man, but then he has so much to modest about”; “An empty taxi cab draws up to No 10 and Mr Attlee steps out”.

In Labour was elected with a huge majority and carried out life changing reforms, including the creation of the NHS.