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Churchill and empire : a portrait of an imperalist / Lawrence James.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781605985695
  • ISBN: 1605985694
  • Description: viii, 452 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-432) and index.
Contents Note: Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Part 1. 1874-1900 -- 1. Jolly Little Wars: Omdurman -- 2. He'll Be Prime Minister of England One Day: A Subalterns Progress -- 3. A Dog with a Bone: Lieutenant Churchill's Imperial World -- Part 2. 1901-1914 -- 4. An Adventurer: Questions of Character -- 5. Humbugged: The Colonial Office, 1905-1908 -- 6. Tractable British Children: More Native Questions -- 7. Breathing Ozone: The Admiralty, October 1911-March 1914 -- 8. These Grave Matters: The Irish Crisis, March-July 1914 -- 9. The Interests of Great Britain; The Coming of War, July-August 1914 -- Part 3. 1914-1922 -- 10. A War of Empires: An Overview, 1914-1918 -- 11. I Love this War: The Dardanelles and Gallipoli, August 1914-May 1915 -- 12. A Welter of Anarchy: Churchill, the Empire and the Bolsheviks, 1919-1922 -- 13. Carry on like Britons: Churchill's Russian War, 1919-1921 -- 14. The Weight of the British Arm: Policing the Empire, 1919-1922 -- 15. Reign of Terror: Churchill and Ireland, 1919 -1923 -- 16. The Possibility of Disaster: The Near and Middle East, 153 1919-1922 -- Part 4. 1923-1939 -- 17. The Will to Rule: The Struggle to Keep India, 1923-1936 -- 18. An Unnecessary War, Part I: The Japanese Challenge, 1931-1939 -- 19. An Unnecessary War, Part II: Appeasement, 1935-1939 -- Part 5. 1939-1945 -- 20. A War of Peoples and Causes: Churchill as War Leader and Strategist -- 21. We Felt We Were British: The Imperial War Effort -- 22. A Disaster of the First Magnitude: Holding the Middle East, 1939-1941 -- 23. Supreme Effort: Distractions, Chiefly French -- 24. Britain's Broke: Anglo-American Exchanges, 1939-1941 -- 25. A Shocking Tale: The Singapore Debacle, 1941-1942 -- 26. The Dark Valley: Perils and Panic, 1942 -- 27. A State of Ordered Anarchy: India, 1942-1943 -- 28. The Wealth of India: Subversion and Famine, 1943-1945 -- 29. The Flag Is Not Let Down: Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt -- 30. Fraternal Association: America and the Future of the British Empire -- 31. Your Lofty Principles: Gains and Losses, 1945 -- Part 6. 1945-1955 -- 32. Abiding Power: The Empire and the Cold War, 1946-1951 -- 33. Splutter of Musketry: Small Wars, 1950-1951 -- 34. A Falling from Power? Atom Bombs and Arabs, 1951-1955 -- 35. The Third British Empire, 1951-1955 -- Envoi -- Bibliography -- Notes

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