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- Free Press 2005; US$ 30.99
In this stirring book, Martin Gilbert tells the intensely human story of Winston Churchill's profound connection to America, a relationship that resulted in an Anglo-American alliance that has stood at the center of international relations for more than a century. Winston Churchill, whose mother, Jennie Jerome, the daughter of a leading American... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.00
How does he assess the information that is brought to him? How does his personal or political philosophy, or a moral sense, sustain him? How does he draw inspiration from those around him? How does he deal with setbacks and disasters? In this brilliant close-up look at Winston Churchill's leadership during the Second World War, Gilbert gets to the... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 13.50
The Will of the People is an incisive, in-depth look at Winston Churchill?s lifelong commitment to parliamentary democracy. First elected at twenty-five, Churchill was still in the House of Commons sixty-four years later. By far the largest part of his life ? of his working days and nights ? was spent in the cut and thrust of debate in the service... more...
- Random House of Canada 2010; US$ 11.95
Renowned Churchill historian Sir Martin Gilbert examines Winston Churchill?s War Leadership. Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite is the complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. This annual lecture ?on a subject of contemporary interest in historical perspective? was established in memory of Barbara... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 6.79
One of Britain's most acclaimed historians presents the experiences and ramifications of the last day of World War II in Europe May 8, 1945, 23:30 hours: With war still raging in the Pacific, peace comes at last to Europe as the German High Command in Berlin signs the final instrument of surrender. After five years and eight months, the war in... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
In 1928, Winston Churchill was at the height of his career. Chancellor of the Exchequer and a powerful and popular orator, leadership of the Conservative Party seemed within his grasp. A year later, all had changed. The Conservatives were defeated and, when a National Government was formed in 1931, Churchill was not asked to join it. Though he was... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
The evolving story of the British Isles forms the central theme of this fascinating and compelling atlas, which covers England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales ? and the expansion and gradual disintegration of Britain?s overseas empire. This new edition includes: Politics ? from the Saxon kingdoms and the collapse of England?s French Empire to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 30.95
The graphic history of the Nazi attempt to destroy the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is illustrated in this series of 333 detailed maps. The maps, and the text and photographs that accompany them, powerfully depict the fate of the Jews between 1933 and 1945, while also setting the chronological story in the wider context of the war... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 6.79
An insightful history of Churchill's lifelong commitment?both public and private?to the Jews and Zionism, and of his outspoken opposition to anti-Semitism Winston Churchill was a young man in 1894 when Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army, was convicted of treason and sent to Devil's Island. Despite the prevailing anti-Semitism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
The Routledge Atlas of the Arab-Israeli Conflict traces not only the tangled and bitter history of the Arab-Jewish struggle from the early twentieth century to the present, including the death of Yasser Arafat and recent proposals for compromise and co-operation, it also illustrates the current moves towards finding peace, and the efforts to bring... more...