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Clem Attlee

Clement R. Attlee

Clem Attlee

the Granada historical records interview.

by Clement R. Attlee

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Published by Panther Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPanther record -- no.5
The Physical Object
Pagination86p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19718985M

The last major biography of Attlee was Kenneth Harris’s official work, more than 30 years ago, in There is a neat symmetry to the fact that Harris was writing during the last occasion that.   Attlee by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds is a very good book about one of the great British Prime Ministers. It is well-written, fast-poaced and informative but lacks detail and therefore should be regarded as more of an introduction to Attlee/5(25).

  Titled “Citizen Clem” in Britain (Oxford University Press published it here as “ Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain ”), it is a study .   • Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace by Leo McKinstry is published by Atlantic Books (£25). To order a copy go to or call .

  "A sheep in sheep's clothing." Churchill's droll insult about Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, seen above in , announcing the news of the Japanese surrender. Churchill also said of his 4/5. In the present book, Thomas-Symonds shows how Attlee was able to get to and then stay at the top of British politics for as long as he did – his year leadership was the longest of any political party in the 20th century – through a combination of real ability and some remarkable Size: KB.


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Clem Attlee book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of only two post-war Prime Ministers who can claim to have changed t 4/5. Clem Attlee: Labour's Great Reformer Paperback Clem Attlee book Aug by Francis Beckett (Author)/5(11).

Perhaps the most surprising aspect in this biography is Attlee's skill at writing poetry, something that was completely unexpected by this reader, at least. The book then moves onto more familiar ground with the Second World War years Clem Attlee book the Churchill cabinet and /5(11).

We still live in the society that was shaped by Clement Attlee' Robert Harris, Sunday Times 'The best book in the field of British politics ' Philip Collins, The Times 'Easily the best single-volume, cradle-to-grave life of Clement Attlee yet written' Andrew Roberts Clement Attlee was the Labour prime minister who presided over Britain's radical postwar government, delivering the end of the Empire in India, the /5().

"Good old Clem" John Bew's portrait of Clement Attlee is a fine work on bringing Great Britain's most transformational politician and statesman into the 21st Century. A man who saw the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, fought in WW1 and who involved himself in the social work amongst the poverty of the East End of London is the embodiment of Britain's change throughout the first 50 years of the 20th /5.

In this newly revised and updated edition of his acclaimed biography of post-war Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, Francis Beckett argues that, as the architect of the NHS and the Welfare State, he is one of only two post-war Prime Ministers who can claim to have changed the society in which we live (the other being Margaret Thatcher).

Clement Attlee is, as John Bew explains in his exemplary biography, Labour’s unlikeliest of heroes. He was remarkably unremarkable. He hailed from. Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline.

Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career. Citizen Clem: 'extraordinary biography' of Clement Attlee wins Orwell prize John Bew’s life of the self-effacing founder of the NHS praised by judges as Author: Danuta Kean.

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC, FRS was an English statesman and Labour Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from to Books by Clement Attlee/5.

Clement Attlee was born in and served as British Prime Minister - He is also the author of As It Happened and Empire into Commonwealth, also published by Sharpe Books. Praise for The Social Worker "The Social Worker is a concise work that proposes solutions, based not on abstract theory but, as the reader grasps from the first pages, on Attlee's own experience.".

Citizen Clem review – the unparalleled achievement of Labour under Attlee There is much disingenuous myth-making around Attlee today, argues John Bew, but there has been nothing like his. We still live in the society that was shaped by Clement Attlee' Robert Harris, Sunday Times 'The best book in the field of British politics ' Philip Collins, The Times Special offers and product promotions Amazon Business: For business-exclusive pricing, /5().

Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline/5(8). Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline.

Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career/5(11). "This generally impressive book." History Today "A comprehensive account of the personal and political life of Clement Attlee rich in detail, much of which is drawn from the achives, some of which will be new to readers.

It is also well written and engaging a god analysis of the man, his beliefs and his political progress." BBC History. Books What Did the Baby Boomers Ever Do For Us Clem Attlee The Year That Changed Britain Blair Inc Other Books Enemy within: Rise and Fall of the British Communist Party Nye Bevan Harold Macmillan Olivier Stalin's British Victims: The Story of Rosa Rust.

The Churchill and Attlee relationship is now examined in two books, John Bew’s Clement Attlee and David Cohen’s Churchill & Attlee. Bew’s is the superior work.

A professor at King’s College London, Bew provides an excellent critical study of the Labour prime minister that stands to be a standard biography of its subject. As Deputy Prime Minister during Churchill's wartime coalition and Prime Minister during Labour's creation of the welfare state from toClement Attlee was near to the heart of decision-making during the critical decade of the century.

This concise thematic biography explores his life and achievement. Brookshire shows how Attlee, middle-class and Oxford-educated, became a committed. CLEM ATTLEE Download Clem Attlee ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

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