Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership in the Second World War once put him above criticism. In recent years his record has come under attack. This book makes sense of this extraordinary man and his controversial and heroic career. Best brings outChurchill's strengths and weaknesses, looking past the many received versions of Churchill in a biography that balances the private and the public man and offers a fresh insight into his character.
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Author Biography - Geoffrey Best
Geoffrey Best is one of Britain's most distinguished historians. He has been Professor of History at the Universities of Edinburgh and Sussex and is currently a Senior Member of St Antony's College, Oxford. His previous books include WAR AND LAW SINCE 1945, HUMANITY AND WARFARE and MID-VICTORIAN BRITAIN.