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2 edition of Great contemporaries. found in the catalog.

Great contemporaries.

Winston S. Churchill

Great contemporaries.

by Winston S. Churchill

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Published by Odhams Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Biography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD412.6 C5 1948
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14964173M

      `Great Contemporaries' is a fascinating, informative and enjoyable series of 22 "essays on Great Men of our age" which Churchill wrote during the s. To read them is to hear that unforgettable voice describing to you the people he knew and the critical events of three decades/5(28). Great Contemporaries by Winston S. Churchill. University of Chicago Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

      History Audiobooks Winston Churchill - Great Contemporaries. Paul Reid -- The Last Lion- Winston Spencer Churchill- Defender of the Realm, - . 14 Winston S. Churchill, Great Contemporaries (Wilmington: ISI Books, ), Martin Gilbert, ed., The Coming of War , , n 15 “Churchill Wins Nobel Prize, Puts Kipling and Shaw Higher,” The New York Times, 16 October , 1. The Author.

    Full publisher?s cloth, with gilt titles on flat spine., Great Contemporaries is a collection of 25 short biographical essays about famous people written by Winston n Churchill () was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to and again from to "Great Contemporaries" was published in and contained 21 essays about major figures, such as Trotsky, Hitler and Lawrence of Arabia. It was re-published in with four new articles on Fisher, Parnell, Baden-Powell and Roosevelt, which are included in this edition.


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GREAT CONTEMPORARIES is a collection of Great contemporaries. book about 21 men whom Winston S. Churchill felt contributed to the course of the world in which he lived. The central theme is a group of British statesmen who shone in the late s and early in this century--Blafour, Chamberlain, Rosebery, Morley, Asquith and /5.

`Great Contemporaries' is a fascinating, informative and enjoyable series of 22 "essays on Great Men of our age" which Churchill wrote during the s.

To read them is to hear that unforgettable voice describing to you the people he knew and the critical events of three decades/5(32). Collector's Guide. Great Contemporaries comprises twenty-one penetrating profiles of political and literary utter delight to read, beautifully written and brutally opinionated (Hitler comes off just a bit better than George Bernard Shaw), the ensuing “Revised” edition (and most future reprints) added four new profiles: Lord Fisher, Charles Stewart Parnell, Lord Baden-Powell.

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Great contemporaries by Winston S. Churchill,Norton edition, in English - Pages: Written in the decade before Churchill became prime minister, these brilliant portraits of the giants of his age offer wisdom for our own.

This brand-new illustrated edition of Great Contemporaries profiles towering figures ranging from Franklin Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler, Lawrence of Arabia, and Leon Trotsky to Charlie Chaplin, H. Wells, Rudyard Kipling, and George Bernard Shaw. Ultimately, Great Contemporaries provides fascinating insight into the statesman's perspective.

Churchill's objective is clear: he tries to learn from these giants in order to discover what makes a man great. He approaches his subjects with a measuring eye, finding their limitations at.

Great Contemporaries rare book for sale. This First Edition by Winston CHURCHILL is available at Bauman Rare Books. "Great Contemporaries", is a book that is more about the men and women he knew than about the Author.

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2 Reviews. The original edition of this collection of articles was published in (Thornton Butterworth); subsequent editions appeared in (with four new articles, including a portrait of FDR) and in (in which articles on Trotsky and Roosevelt were /5(2). View image of 1.

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Churchill's writing is always entertaining, and he doesn't disappoint with this book. Each chapter is a mini biography of a famous public figure whose career overlapped with Churchill's. Great Contemporaries is a collection of 25 short biographical essays about famous people written by Winston Churchill.

The original collection of 21 essays published in. Great contemporaries. [Winston Churchill] -- A collection of essays about twenty-one men whom Churchill felt contributed to the course of the world in which he lived.

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This copy is very good plus in a very good dust jacket, housed in a full navy goatskin Solander case. London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., First edition, first printing.

Hardcover. This is the British first edition, first printing, increasingly elusive thus in the first printing dust jacket.

Great Contemporaries is Churchill's much-praised collection of insightful essays about 21 leading personalities of the day - including the likes of Lawrence, Shaw, and, most famously, Hitler.Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Churchill, Winston, Sir, Great contemporaries.

London, Macmillan, Despite these flaws this is a respectable example of a scarce dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover.

Great Contemporaries is Churchill's much-praised collection of insightful essays about leading personalities of the day - including the likes of Lawrence, Shaw, and, most famously, Hitler.