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Churchill"s History of the English-speaking peoples

Winston S. Churchill

Churchill"s History of the English-speaking peoples

by Winston S. Churchill

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Published by Greenwich House, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Commonwealth countries
    • Subjects:
    • English-speaking countries -- History,
    • Great Britain -- History,
    • Commonwealth countries -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesHistory of the English-speaking peoples.
      Statementarranged for one volume by Henry Steele Commager.
      ContributionsCommager, Henry Steele, 1902-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA16 .C472 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 475 p., [36] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages475
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3169656M
      ISBN 100517422832
      LC Control Number83011781
      OCLC/WorldCa9682921

      An authoritative survey of the history of English-speaking peoples throughout the world combines intriguing, closely observed biographical profiles--of Alfred the Great, Victoria, Joan of Arc, Lincoln, and other notables--with an account of the key events and issues of the era/5(40). "CHURCHILL'S LAST GREAT WORK": HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLES. CHURCHILL, Winston. A History of the English-Speaking Peoples. London: Cassell, (). Four volumes. Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jackets. First English editions of Churchill's classic history, illustrated with maps and genealogical tables, in the original.

        Reading Churchill's books, however, reveals more than how one of the greatest British statesmen viewed the past, it also provides insight into Churchill's own character, for The History of the English-Speaking Peoples shows how the author’s biography influenced his biases, interpretations, and :   In completing Churchill's epic work, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since , Andrew Roberts has written a most unEnglish book, says Tim Gardam.

      THE BIRTH OF BRITAIN: VOLUME ONE OF: A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH SPEAKING PEOPLE By Winston Churchill New York: Bantam Books, pages. Comments by Bob Corbett November This volume I of Winston Churchill’s History of England is engaging, informative, beautifully written; an overall delight. Buy A History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Winston S. Churchill online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 11 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).


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Spanning four volumes and many centuries of history, from Caesar's invasion of Britain to the start of World War I, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples stands as one of Winston S. Churchill's most magnificent literary works.

Begun during Churchill's ‘wilderness years' when he was out of government, first published in after his leadership through the darkest days of World War II had cemented his place in history Cited by: Churchill's History of the English-Speaking Peoples Hardcover – by Winston S.

Churchill (Author)/5(26). Amazon asks me to review this book written by an unequaled master of the English language who is the greatest statesman of my lifetime. This volume of the History of the English Speaking People is edited by a renowned historian.

I am privileged to again read this book (my previous copy of the two volume edition was stolen during a move).Cited by: 7. Churchill began this rather ambitious effort of the history of the English Speaking Peoples in This four volume effort wasn't published until the years of You see Winston had to serve England as Prime Minister from to /5(8).

Churchill set himself a formidable task to write a short history of the English-speaking peoples of the world. He starts with Britain in Roman times and tells the story all the way to the death of Queen Victoria, covering Great Britain, American, What a marvelous work these volumes are/5.

Those colonies' War of Independence launches a second English-speaking nation with its own turbulent history. Britain's victory over Napoleon opens the way to world-wide ill makes the reader understand how the societies of the English-speaking peoples, their institutions and their language have evolved over a course of almost two Cited by: Free download or read online A History of the English Speaking Peoples, 4 Vols pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Winston S. Churchill. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in format/5. Queen Victoria. As with the other volumes it is a history not only of the English-speaking peoples, but also fo the world that they inhabit.

Churchill traces the footsteps of these inhabitants, whether it is to Canada and South Africa, Australia and New Zealand or across the Atlantic Ocean to the United States. Churchill's History of English-Speaking Peoples. Sixty years ago, in the spring ofWinston Churchill’s first volume of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples was published by Dodd, Mead & Company in New York.

Over the next two years, three additional volumes : Francis P. Sempa. About this Item: Dodd Mead, Paperback. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Trade Paperback Book in Good Condition. Twelve maps. VOLUME FOUR: Books X, XI, and XII: The fourth and concluding volume of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Winston Churchill's magnificent saga of the history of England and America from the earliest times to the 20th.

The Age of Revolution is the thrid volume of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, Sir Winston Churchill's dramatic story of Britain, her Empires and America, from the earliest times to the twentieth century.

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller A History of the English-Speaking Peoples is a four-volume history of Britain and its former colonies and possessions throughout the world, written by Winston Churchill, covering the period from Caesar\'s invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War ().

Churchill's four volume epic, A History of the English-Speaking Peoples, was published between and The work traces a sweeping historical arc from Roman Britain through the end of the Nineteenth Century.

The Birth of Britain is the first volume of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, the immensely popular and eminently readable four-volume work by Winston Churchill.

A rousing account of the early history of Britain, the work describes the great men and women of the past and their impact on the development of the legal and political institutions of the English. London: Educational Book Company, IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION. This Chartwell edition was the first illustrated edition, issued by subscription only.

It includes a profusion of illustrations, maps, and genealogical tables. By the beginning of World War II, Churchill had already penned half a million words of this manuscript. Lying dormant through almost six years. In the closing paragraph of Volume IV, Book XII, Chapter XXI Sir Winston Churchill writes: “Here is set out a long story of the English-speaking peoples.

They are now to become Allies in terrible but victorious wars/5(62). A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since by Andrew Roberts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

Churchill's History of the English-speaking peoples. [Winston Churchill; Henry Steele Commager]. out of 5 stars The History Of The English Speaking Peoples, Volume 3: The Age Of Revolution, Winston Churchill - A great tale Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 21 February During the years in the wilderness leading up to the second world war, the Churchill household was short of cash, and Churchill had to return to his pen as a means of earning a living/5(7).

Get this from a library. Churchill's History of the English-speaking peoples. [Winston Churchill; Henry Steele Commager] -- Churchill's famous four-volume work on the history of English-speaking people condensed into one volume that retains the author's style and main content.

Churchill could really write. The sentences roll on, and the pages, tiny print and all, also roll on by. This is the first volume of a four volume history of the English-Speaking, and it covers the misty and mysterious beginnings of "Britannia" (about 55 years before Christ), up through Richard III looking for his horse at the battle of Bosworth/5.

Winston Churchill will be remembered as the most heroic figure of the 20th Century. He is also one of history's greatest historians. His decision to write the history of peoples by a particular language was brilliant, and gave 5/5(5).The English-speaking peoples comprise perhaps the greatest number of human beings sharing a common language in the world today.

These people also share a common heritage. For his four-volume work, Sir Winston Churchill took as his subject these great elements in world history.