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The Resource Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain, John Bew

Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain, John Bew

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Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain
Title
Clement Attlee
Title remainder
the man who made modern Britain
Statement of responsibility
John Bew
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Explores the former prime minister's life, revealing how he forever changed Great Britain when he launched a new era of political, economic, and social reform and showing how his beliefs shaped his policies
Writing style
Award
  • Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, 2017.
  • Orwell Prize, 2017.
Biography type
individual biography
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10554401
Cataloging source
PUL
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Bew, John
Dewey number
  • 941.085092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bew, John
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True
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  • Attlee, C. R.
  • Attlee, C. R.
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)
  • Prime ministers
  • Politics and government
  • Prime ministers
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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the man who made modern Britain
Label
Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain, John Bew
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 567-648) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Patriot, citizen, soldier, 1889-1918 -- Introduction: the red flag -- 'With apologies to Rudyard Kipling' -- News from nowhere -- The soldier -- Part Two. The making of a politician, 1918-1931 -- Looking backward -- Building Jerusalem -- Fame is the spur -- Part Three. Albion's troubles, 1931-1940 -- The Bullion family -- The anti-Cromwell -- The Major Attlee company and the clenched-fist salute -- A word to Winston -- Part Four. Finest hour, 1940-1945 -- All behind you, Winston -- The hunting of the snark -- The invisible man -- Part Five. New Jerusalem, New Deal, 1945-1947 -- To hope till hope creates -- English traits, American problems -- The British New Deal -- Empire into commonwealth -- Part Six. After New Jerusalem, 1948-1955 -- In Barchester all is not well -- Taxis, teeth and hospital beds -- The pilgrim's progress -- Part Seven. Mission's end, 1955-1967 -- Few thought he was even a starter -- Epilogue: the promised land
Control code
1809198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 670 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780190203405
Lccn
2016033778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780190203405
  • (OCoLC)982012398
Label
Clement Attlee : the man who made modern Britain, John Bew
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 567-648) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Patriot, citizen, soldier, 1889-1918 -- Introduction: the red flag -- 'With apologies to Rudyard Kipling' -- News from nowhere -- The soldier -- Part Two. The making of a politician, 1918-1931 -- Looking backward -- Building Jerusalem -- Fame is the spur -- Part Three. Albion's troubles, 1931-1940 -- The Bullion family -- The anti-Cromwell -- The Major Attlee company and the clenched-fist salute -- A word to Winston -- Part Four. Finest hour, 1940-1945 -- All behind you, Winston -- The hunting of the snark -- The invisible man -- Part Five. New Jerusalem, New Deal, 1945-1947 -- To hope till hope creates -- English traits, American problems -- The British New Deal -- Empire into commonwealth -- Part Six. After New Jerusalem, 1948-1955 -- In Barchester all is not well -- Taxis, teeth and hospital beds -- The pilgrim's progress -- Part Seven. Mission's end, 1955-1967 -- Few thought he was even a starter -- Epilogue: the promised land
Control code
1809198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 670 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780190203405
Lccn
2016033778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780190203405
  • (OCoLC)982012398

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