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CLEMENT ATTLEE

A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

by TREVOR BURRIDGE

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Published by JONATHAN CAPE .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
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Open LibraryOL7414084M
ISBN 100224023187
ISBN 109780224023184

  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(). Get this from a library! Clement Attlee. [John Haney] -- A biography of the English labor leader and politician who served in Churchill's war cabinet and was prime minister from

Clement Attlee (n.3 ianuarie , d. 8 octombrie ) a fost un politician laburist britanic, prim-ministru al Marii Britanii între și S-a născut la Londra și a studiat la Universitatea din Oxford.A devenit profesor la Universitatea din Londra în Mai târziu a luptat în armata Marii Britanii în primul război mondial, apoi a devenit primar al burgului Stepney și. Clement Attlee The Man Who Made Modern Britain John Bew. Surveys how Attlee forever changed British political, economic, and social policy; Contrasts Attlee's reticent disposition with the large personality of Winston Churchill, the man he deposed as prime minister.

  Elected in a surprise landslide in , Clement Attlee was the first ever Labour leader to command a majority government. At the helm for twenty years, he remains the longest-serving leader in the history of the Labour Party. When he was voted out in , he left with Labour's highest share of Brand: Biteback Publishing, Ltd. Attlee And Churchill available for download and read online in pdf, epub, mobi. Book of the Week 'Terrific' Observer Throughout history there have been many long-running rivalries between party leaders, but there has never been a connection like that between Clement Attlee and Winston Churchill, who were leaders of their respective parties.


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CLEMENT ATTLEE by TREVOR BURRIDGE Download PDF EPUB FB2

John Bew’s Citizen Clem, about Clement Attlee, the founder of the NHS, was named winner CLEMENT ATTLEE book the £3, Orwell prize for books at a Author: Danuta Kean.

Sir Winston Churchill and Clement (by then Earl) Attlee at an event at the Dorchester hotel in Photograph: Keystone Press. A t the state funeral of Winston Churchill, one of the pallbearers. 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). 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 CLEMENT ATTLEE book 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(8). Prime Minister Box Set: Clement Attlee (20 British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century) (20th Century PM) by David Howell | 15 Sep out of 5 stars 3.

Fantastic, well-research autobiography on Clement Attlee. I bought this book in Septembera few months after Labour's third consecutive election loss. Corbyn's Labour gained over 40% of the popular vote, they gained seats across the country, yet were still the main opposition in government.

Far from being wiped out, the party was re /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. Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career.

For anyone with what used to be called “progressive tendencies,” the best, if largely overlooked, book of last year was surely John. Clement Attlee, in full Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee of Walthamstow, Viscount Prestwood, (born January 3,Putney, London, England—died October 8,Westminster, London), British Labour Party leader (–55) and prime minister (–51).

He presided over the establishment of the welfare state in Great Britain and the granting of. Clement Richard Attlee Attlee, 1st Earl (ăt´lē), –, British ed at Oxford, he was called to the bar in His early experience as a social worker in London's East End led to his decision to give up law and devote his life to social improvement through politics.

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. clement attlee Download clement attlee or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get clement attlee book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. In this book General GD Bakshi quotes from a conversation between former British Prime Minister Clement Attlee and the then Governor of West Bengal Justice PB Chakraborthy.

InClement Attlee had come to India and stayed in Kolkata as a guest of the then : Rahul Kanwal. Winning control of the British government from toin what became known as the “post-war consensus,” Clement Attlee () and his Labour Party engineered the much-lauded National Health Service, propelled the United Nations and NATO, and granted independence to India, Burma, and Ceylon, as well as letting loose Palestine and Author: John Bew.

Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee KG OM CH PC FRS (3 January – 8 October ) was a British was the first Labour prime minister with a majority in government, and was very important in the setting up of the welfare was prime minister from to He was made a member of the House of Lords after he retired, and became the first Earl : 3 JanuaryPutney, Surrey, England.

"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.

The social worker by Attlee, C. (Clement Richard), Publication date Topics Social workers -- Great Britain, Charities -- Great Britain, Social settlements Publisher London: G. Bell Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California LibrariesPages: "The Labour Party in Perspective" by Clement Attlee, Left Book Club, Copy quote If you begin to consider yourself solely responsible to a political party, you're half-way to a dictatorship.

Find out interesting Facts about Clement Attlee if you want to know the former British prime minister. He was in the office in until He was born on January 3rd, with the full name Clement Richard Attlee.

He was considered as the first East Attlee. Clement Attlee remains the enigma of British 20th-century history. Ina group of academics rated him the greatest prime minister of the century. His government is acclaimed as the success story of postwar Britain.

Yet there is a discrepancy between the monumental change that the Attlee government introduced and the apparently minuscule. Douglas Jay, who worked in Attlee’s private office at No 10 before entering the Commons, painted essentially the same picture in a more respectful mode.

Attlee, he wrote, was “a straightforward Victorian Christian, who believed one should do one’s job and one’s duty, whether as an army officer or member of parliament or prime minister”. The sup­posed Attlee gags—”an emp­ty cab drew up and Mr. Attlee got out”; “He is a sheep in sheep’s clothing”—do not track to Churchill.

He did say, when Pres­i­dent Tru­man said that Attlee seemed a mod­est man, “he has much to be mod­est about.” But that was a pri­vate remark, which some­one on Truman’s staff over.