Churchill"s political philosophy thank-offering to Britain Fund Lectures 24, 25 and 27 November 1980 by Martin Gilbert

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Published by Publishedfor the British Academy by Oxford University Press in Oxford .

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  • Churchill, Winston S. -- 1874-1965 -- Political and social views.,
  • World politics -- 20th century.

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Includes index.

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Statementby Martin Gilbert.
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LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C5
The Physical Object
Pagination119p. ;
Number of Pages119
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Open LibraryOL21169019M
ISBN 100197260055

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