Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Neville Chamberlain” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Neville Chamberlain
Nick Smart
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Neville Chamberlain (Routledge Historical Biographies)

0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Neville Chamberlain, the Conservative Prime Minister who pursued the doomed policy of appeasing Hitler, is one of the most reinterpreted of modern British Prime Ministers.

Infamous on account of his declaration of having achieved ?peace for our time?, Neville Chamberlain has often been portrayed as a social reformer out of sync with the times in which he lived. In this new
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Routledge
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Neville Chamberlain, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Neville Chamberlain

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-5)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jan 02, 2016 Mark rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In assessing blame for the failure to confront Adolf Hitler in the years leading up to the outbreak of war in 1939, the umbrella-bearing figure of Neville Chamberlain has always been one of the main targets. Virtually from the moment of his resignation and succession by Winston Churchill Chamberlain became the target of much criticism for his efforts to appease Nazi Germany instead of challenging them. Yet over time a number of biographers and historians have sought to qualify such damming ...more
Andrew Scholes
Oct 20, 2012 Andrew Scholes rated it it was ok
I want to find a better biography of Chamberlain. I found it somewhat of a drudge to get through, and I didn't feel I learned as much about the man as I have from other books that did not focus on him.
Gary R.
Gary R. marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2010
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2013
Tim marked it as to-read
Dec 18, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
A graduate of the University of Reading, Dr. Nick Smart teaches at the School of Humanities and Performing Arts at the University of Plymouth.
More about Nick Smart...

Share This Book