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The most eloquent and expressive statesman of his time - phrases such as 'iron curtain', 'business as usual', 'the few', and 'summit meeting' passed quickly into everyday use - Winston Churchill used language as his most powerful weapon at a time when his most frequent complaint was that the armoury was otherwise empty. In this volume, David Cannadine selects thirty-three orations ranging over fifty years, demonstrating how Churchill gradually hones his rhetoric until the day when, with spectacular effect, 'he mobilized the English language, and sent it into battle' (Edward R. Murrow).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141442068
ISBN-10: 0141442069
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. A prolific writer, whose works include The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953. David Cannadine was born in Birmingham in 1950. He is the editor and author of many acclaimed books, including The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy, which won the Lionel Trilling Prize and the Governors' Award; Aspects of Aristocracy; G. M. Trevelyan; The Pleasures of the Past; History in Our Time and Class in Britain. He is General Editor of the Penguin History of Britain series.

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