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Churchill (Profiles in Power)
Profiles in Power is a series which focuses on some of the most important leaders in history and how they used their power to influence and change the course of world events. This text focuses on Winston Churchill.
Paperback, 186 pages
Published August 1st 2000 by Pearson
(first published December 1992)
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always think that I want to read biographies of famous and important people, but I don't. All I really want is a Wikipedia entry and a sense of false pedagogy (Oh Wikipedia, you unreliable little skank. Even though you've been proven a liar on numberless occasions, I still believe every word that comes out of your mouth). Because, see, if Wikipedia were to tell me, rather ominously, that the Battle of Omdurman lay ahead of the young Winston Churchill, and then move on without ever referencing ...more
Keith Gilbert Robbins FRSE FRHistS FLSW (born 9 April 1940) is a historian and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Wales, Lampeter. Robbins was educated at Bristol Grammar School, and Magdalen and St Antony’s Colleges, Oxford.More about Keith Robbins...
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