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The Books That… Fill my Winston Churchill shelf – Part 1

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in The Books That, Writing History | Comments Off on The Books That… Fill my Winston Churchill shelf – Part 1

Books written by Churchill TIME-LIFE Special Edition of The Second World War (Golden Press, 1960) History of the English-Speaking Peoples (HESP)( unless otherwise noted, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1962 reprint; first published 1956-1958), Volume I: The Birth of Britain: (do not have this yet: on the list to purchase); II: The New World, 1485-1688 (used, excellent condition, no dust jacket) III: The Age of Revolution 1689-1815 (fair condition, no dj) IV: The Great Democracies, 1815-1900) (paperback ed.) Marlborough: His Life and Times: A one-volume abridgment, edited by Henry Steele Commager, containing roughly ½ the original text, focusing on the Duke’s stellar military career at the expense of the political career and Churchill’s attack on the English historian Macauley, who was largely responsible for the denigration of Marlborough as a treasonous, and overly greedy crown subject. (Charles Scribners Sons, NY,...

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