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Daring to Hope: The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter, 1946-1969 (The Diaries and Letters of Violet Bonham Carter #3)

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This is the last volume in a set of three of the diaries and letters of Violet Bonham Carter. These are the writings of an active politician with an international standing, an advocate of European union, an opponent of apartheid, a seasoned campaigner for human rights and champion of Liberalism.
Hardcover, 442 pages
Published April 28th 2002 by George Weidenfeld & Nicholson (first published April 2002)
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A pious champion of Liberal values in an age that rejected the party that bore the name, you could say that Liberalism ran through Violet Bonham Carter's veins, being the daughter of the last Prime Minister to head a Liberal government and married to a prominent Liberal politician.

She was a vigorous campaigner on issues that to her represented a clear divide between right and wrong: she was anti-apartheid, against arms sales to the illiberal Nigerian government, anti-war on Suez, anti-capital pu
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Helen Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury, DBE, known until her marriage as Violet Asquith, was a British politician and diarist. She was the daughter of H. H. Asquith, Prime Minister from 1908–1916, and later became active in Liberal politics herself, being a leading opponent of appeasement, standing for Parliament and being made a life peer. She was also involved in arts and ...more
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