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Churchills Peacetime Ministry, 1951 55 Henry Pelling

Churchills Peacetime Ministry, 1951 55

Henry Pelling

Published December 31st 1997
ISBN : 9780312162719
Hardcover
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The first study of the Churchill government of 1951-55 based on the Prime Ministers political papers (including his correspondence with President Eisenhower) and diaries and letters of Eden, Butler and other ministers. A picture emerges, not of aMoreThe first study of the Churchill government of 1951-55 based on the Prime Ministers political papers (including his correspondence with President Eisenhower) and diaries and letters of Eden, Butler and other ministers. A picture emerges, not of a Government dominated by Churchill as in wartime, but of many sharp disagreements about foreign and domestic policy. But in spite of Churchills stroke in 1953 and Edens serious illness they emerged to win major diplomatic successes. Meanwhile Butler and Macmillan both attained leadership status.