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The Churchills: In Love and War

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Portrays the ambitious, impulsive, brave and arrogant English family that gave the world Winston Churchill, describing generations of ancestors who were recklessly wasteful womanizers but also triumphant military leaders all saddled with the upkeep of the family palace, Blenheim. 50,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

1650/1750 'thou art a rascal, John Churchill' — 1850/74 Randolph and Jennie — 1874/5 the birth of Winston — 1875/80 a dysfunctional family — 1880/7 a career thrown away — 1887/95 Lilian's millions — 1892/5 Consuelo, the dollar princess — 1895/9 the unhappy duchess — 1896/9 looking for trouble — 1899/1900 national hero! — 1900/4 the Young Lion — 1904/7 my darling Clementine — 1907/8 couples — 1908/14 the next generation — 1914/16 a fall from power — 1917/21 the armistice and after — 1921/4 black times — 1921/31 the twenties — 1932/7 changes at Blenheim — 1938/9 towards Armageddon — 1939/40 'but you don't know me' — 1941/4 the long slog — 1943/5 weathering the storm — 1945/51 the aftermath — 1952/5 a new era — 1955/63 safe harbour — 1963/78 crossing the bar.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393082265
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Historical
Author:
Lovell, Mary S.
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Subject:
Great Britain-Winston Churchill
Subject:
World History-British Empire
Subject:
World History-England Historical Biography
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Historical - General
Publication Date:
May 2011
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
624

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