The Resource The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of glory, 1874-1932, (electronic resource)

The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of glory, 1874-1932, (electronic resource)

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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of glory, 1874-1932
Title
The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill
Title part
Visions of glory, 1874-1932
Title variation
Visions of glory, 1874-1932
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Language
eng
Summary
Winston Churchill is perhaps the most important political figure of the twentieth century. His great oratory and leadership during the Second World War were only part of his huge breadth of experience and achievement. Studying his life is a fascinating way to imbibe the history of his era and gain insight into key events that have shaped our time. In political office at the end of WWI, he foresaw the folly of Versailles and feared what a crippled Germany would do to the balance of power. In his years in the political wilderness from 1931 to 1939, he alone of all British public men continually raised his voice against Hitler and his appeasers. For over fifty years, he was constantly involved in, and usually at the center of, the most important events of his age. It was, however, his obduracy on matters of principle, his fortitude in the face of opposition, and his perseverance in standing alone that defined him. As a biographer, William Manchester is the standard by which all others are measured. And when a writer of his caliber is matched with a subject as colorful as Winston Churchill, look for results that are magisterial. This, the first in a three-volume biography, is a momentous piece of work
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1922-2004
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Manchester, William
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other
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Read by Frederick Davidson
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  • Davidson, Frederick
  • hoopla digital
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  • Churchill, Winston
  • Prime ministers
  • Audiobooks
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of glory, 1874-1932, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11632780
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MWT11632780
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (41hr., 23 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11632780
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sound
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Label
The last lion, Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of glory, 1874-1932, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11632780
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11632780
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (41hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632780
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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