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Attlee: A Life in Politics

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Clement Attlee - the man who created the welfare state and decolonized vast swathes of the British Empire, including India - has been acclaimed by many as Britain's greatest twentieth-century Prime Minister. Yet somehow Attlee the man remains elusive and little known. How did such a moderate, modest man bring about so many enduring changes? What are the secrets of his lead ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 15th 2012 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2010)
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Jul 23, 2016 Chris Smith rated it really liked it
I think the author does a very good job of providing a critical appraisal of Attlee.

I read the 2nd addition with a prologue justifying his style of writing so it gives you a heads up that he is critical of Attlee at some points.

Overall I think it's an excellent if not brief coverage of Attlee in office. I feel that he enjoys Attlee work on India as it gains a lot of prominence within the book.

From a subbing point of view, I would have liked maybe some headings or subtitles within chapters. Th
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