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Churchill's War Leadership

by Martin Gilbert

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Renowned Churchill historian Sir Martin Gilbert examines Winston Churchill's War Leadership.
Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite is the complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. This annual lecture "on a subject of contemporary interest in historical perspective" was established in memory of Barbara Frum and will be broadcast on CBC Radio One's Ideas.
"The problem is not winning the war, but persuading people to let you win it."
—Winston Churchill

Continue To Pester, Nag And Bite is a brilliant, in-depth look at Winston Churchill's leadership during the Second World War, written by the world's top authority on Churchill. By looking behind the public figure and wartime propaganda images, Gilbert reveals a very human, sensitive and often tormented man, who nevertheless found the strength to lead his nation forward from the darkest and most dangerous of times, towards the defeat of a tenacious enemy. Today's readers will be fascinated to compare Churchill's tactics and attitudes with those of modern-day leaders.
By looking behind the public figure and wartime propaganda images, Gilbert reveals a very human, sensitive, and often tormented man, who nevertheless found the strength to lead his nation forward from the darkest and most dangerous of times, towards the defeat of a tenacious enemy.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Random House of Canada
Imprint:
Vintage Canada
Publication Date:
2010

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Martin Gilbert (Author)

Sir Martin Gilbert is Winston Churchill's official biographer, and a leading historian of the modern world. He is the author of seventy-three books, among them the single-volume Churchill: A Life and his much-acclaimed two volumes, First World War...

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