Biographies & Memoirs / Biography / The Age of Churchill Heritage and Adventure 1874-1911 by Peter De Mendelssohn, 23 B/W Photos Peter De Mendelssohn, 23 B/W Photos Thames & Hudson 1961: second impression: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front :  dust jacket: 627 pages including index: b/w photographic illustrations. Synopsis: This first volume of a trilogy ( the folowing two volumes unpublished ) combines  biography and historical analysis:  presenting   a brief history of Winston Churchill's ancestry; a detailed description of the life of  Winston's father, Lord Randolf; and an in-depth and broad  survey   of Winston Churchill's life until he became First Lord of the Admiralty in 1911. Also provided is the    historical background of political ideas, and related social and  economic concepts  shaping  Britain during this  period. Contents: Contents :- Introduction ; Prelude - From Ashe  House to Blenheim  Palace  : 1) Chirechile and Currichill. 2) Sir  Winston the first . 3) Marl borough . 4) Jennie Jerome . Book One  The Antoine Age:  1) The silly world of fashion . 2) The Meteor.  3) Soldier  without war . 4) From a young  officer . 5) What  the crusaders saw. 6) the youngest man in Europe. Book Two - The Clothes  of the revolutionaries: 1) Against the light . 2) The tattered flag . 3) The policy of Birmingham . 4) The policy of Manchester . 5) The Monument unveiled . 6) Landslide. Book Three  Cleon and Alcibiades: 1) The quickening spirit . 2) The right honorable gentleman . 3) Great distinctions . 4) The untrodden field . 5) A smooth way  with the peers. 6) A double- dyed traitor. Book Four- The Panther Leaps : 1) The year of the comet . 2) Justice and Major Barbara. 3) The great refusal . 4) Peter the painter . 5) Splendid heat . 6) The power of Admiralty . Bibliography . Notes and references . Acknowledgements. Index .    Condition: dust jacket edges worn: ownership inscription to front free end paper, with  upper corner of same removed : cover and contents very clean and good. used books
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  • Book Title: The Age of Churchill Heritage and Adventure 1874-1911
  • Author: Peter De Mendelssohn, 23 B/W Photos
  • ISBN: B000GKI3HQ
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Year Published: 1961
  • Our Normal Price: £26.40 GBP ($0.00 USD)
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  • Description: Thames & Hudson 1961: second impression: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front : dust jacket: 627 pages including index: b/w photographic illustrations. Synopsis: This first volume of a trilogy ( the folowing two volumes unpublished ) combines biography and historical analysis: presenting a brief history of Winston Churchill's ancestry; a detailed description of the life of Winston's father, Lord Randolf; and an in-depth and broad survey of Winston Churchill's life until he became First Lord of the Admiralty in 1911. Also provided is the historical background of political ideas, and related social and economic concepts shaping Britain during this period. Contents: Contents :- Introduction ; Prelude - From Ashe House to Blenheim Palace : 1) Chirechile and Currichill. 2) Sir Winston the first . 3) Marl borough . 4) Jennie Jerome . Book One The Antoine Age: 1) The silly world of fashion . 2) The Meteor. 3) Soldier without war . 4) From a young officer . 5) What the crusaders saw. 6) the youngest man in Europe. Book Two - The Clothes of the revolutionaries: 1) Against the light . 2) The tattered flag . 3) The policy of Birmingham . 4) The policy of Manchester . 5) The Monument unveiled . 6) Landslide. Book Three Cleon and Alcibiades: 1) The quickening spirit . 2) The right honorable gentleman . 3) Great distinctions . 4) The untrodden field . 5) A smooth way with the peers. 6) A double- dyed traitor. Book Four- The Panther Leaps : 1) The year of the comet . 2) Justice and Major Barbara. 3) The great refusal . 4) Peter the painter . 5) Splendid heat . 6) The power of Admiralty . Bibliography . Notes and references . Acknowledgements. Index . Condition: dust jacket edges worn: ownership inscription to front free end paper, with upper corner of same removed : cover and contents very clean and good.
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