In the second of his three-volume biography, Manchester challenges the assumption that Churchill's finest hour was as a wartime leader. During the years 1932-1940, Churchill stood almost alone against Nazi aggression and the British and French pusillanimous policy of appeasement.
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WILLIAM MANCHESTER (1922-2004) was a professor emeritus of history at Wesleyan University. His best-selling books included The Last Lion, a multi-volume biography of Winston Churchill, and American Caesar, a biography of Douglas MacArthur.Review:
''Manchester is not only a master of detail but also of 'the big picture' . . . I daresay most Americans reading The Last Lion will relish it immensely.'' --National Review
''[Manchester] can claim the considerable achievement of having assembled enough powerful evidence to support Isaiah Berlin's judgment of Churchill as the largest human being of our time.'' --Alistair Cooke
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Book Description Laurel, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. paperback. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0440500478
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