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Baldwin: A Biography

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Stanley Baldwin dominated British politics for fourteen years and was one of the major Conservative prime ministers of the century, but past historians have either ignored or denigrated him. Yet it is hardly possible to understand the political history of Britain between the wars without a correct reading of his character and achievements. In foreign policy Baldwin had to ...more
Hardcover, First Edition, 1149 pages
Published 1969 by Weidenfeld and Nicolson
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Oct 02, 2012 Bruce rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Stanley Baldwin was the most important political figure in Great Britain in the years between the two World Wars. He literally came out of nowhere, for years he was Parliamentary backbencher and
then junior minister in the Lloyd George Coalition government. Through a combination of circumstances that are two long and intricate to go through he became Prime Minister in 1923 and
headed two other Conservative governments before retiring in 1937 after the abdication crisis. After World War II because
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