3 edition of The Attlee years found in the catalog.
The Attlee years
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Nick Tiratsoo.|
|Contributions||Tiratsoo, Nick, 1952-|
|LC Classifications||DA588 .A83 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 214 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||214|
|LC Control Number||91027196|
Clem Attlee book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of only two post-war Prime Ministers who can claim to have changed t 4/5. Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline. Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career/5(11).
‘Attlee’() by Kenneth Harris is an excellent biography of a man who’s long been been an enigma to me. How could an apparently innocuous individual manage such a diverse cabinet which transformed British society in five years? This book supplies the answer/5(9). John Bew’s Citizen Clem, about Clement Attlee, the founder of the NHS, was named winner of the £3, Orwell prize for books at a ceremony in London on Thursday : Danuta Kean.
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The Attlee Years by Nick Tiratsoo (Editor) ISBN Format: Hardcover. Democratic Socialism and Economic Policy: The Attlee Years, (Cambridge Studies in Modern Economic History) Paperback – J Democratic Socialism and Economic Policy: The Attlee Years, (Cambridge Studies in Modern Economic History) Paperback – J by.
Jim Tomlinson (Author)Cited by: Attlee book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography of Clement Attlee covers his life from his birth in in Su /5. The Attlee years. [Nick Tiratsoo;] Home.
WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for C R Attlee; Clement R Attlee: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nick Tiratsoo. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Attlee years by Nick Tiratsoo; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Labour Party (Great Britain), History; Places: Great Britain.
Yet just 6 years and 3 months after the victory, and despite all Attlee's governments had appeared to achieve, Labour was out of office, condemned to opposition for a further 13 years.
This presents one of the great paradoxes of twentieth-century British history: how Attlee's government achieved so much, but lost power so quickly/5(17). Citizen Clem – The Sheep that Roared Clement Attlee over the years, not only since his death inbut also throughout his life time has been underappreciated, even by his own biographers, who either damned him with faint praise, or attacked his record, or the person ‘a sheep in sheep’s clothing’.
The Labour Party itself has always had an ambiguous relationship with Attlee, despite /5. Buy The Attlee Years by Tiratsoo, Nick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover.
‘James Attlee’s new book was a must-read for me. As he chugs along this iconic route, Attlee mines fascinating stories from the landscape, rattling off anecdotes about characters as diverse as Oscar Wilde, Diana Dors and T.E. Lawrence – tales that will keep me company on this journey forever more.
That, how, and why Attlee led the party for 20 years, and headed its most successful period in government, is indeed to be appreciated from this fine volume.
The quality of the book is such that it does not matter that the editor is not covered with glory/5(). Clement Attlee was leader of the Labour Party for 20 years. During that time he was Deputy Prime Minister for most of World War II and was subsequently Prime Minister for 6 years/5(7). Democratic Socialism and Economic Policy: The Attlee Years, Jim Tomlinson Cambridge University Press, - Business & Economics - pages.
Chosen as a Book of the Year in the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mail 'A masterpiece' Frederick Forsyth 'Beautifully written unlikely to be surpassed' Simon Heffer 'Superb' Daily Mail, Book of the Week 'Terrific' Observer Throughout history there have been many long-running rivalries between party leaders, but there has never been a connection like that between Clement Attlee and Winston /5(40).
The book is replete with amusing vignettes. In FebruaryNye Bevan was due to debate Mosley at the Cambridge Union, but had to pull out at the last minute with the flu. Attlee. The book was an interesting biography of Attlee but I found that it continually moved about during his years in office which often made the book irritating to follow.
Nevertheless, it was a good summary of his life and allowed readers to understand this unassuming -- yet very brave -- man (he was wounded four times in WW1 and yet still went /5(25). Clement Attlee, British Labour Party leader (–55) and prime minister (–51).
He presided over the establishment of the welfare state in Great Britain and the granting of independence to India, the most important step in the conversion of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations.
This major new addition to Cambridge Studies in Modern Economic History analyzes the economic policies of the Attlee Government, incorporating already published literature and much new research.
It integrates the politics of economic policy-making with the economic arguments. It stresses the Price: $ Clement Attlee: The Man Who Made Modern Britain explores his tenure in the years after the war, as he presided over a radical new government in an age of austerity and imperial decline.
Bew mines contemporary memoirs, diaries, and press excerpts to present readers with an illuminating and intimate look into Attlee's life and career. Brookshire explains Attlee's undoctrinaire brand of socialism, which he integrated successfully with British democracy.
He comments favourably on decisive leadership offered by Attlee in the yearswhen Labour expanded social services, nationalised sectors of the economy, and developed peacetime economic planning.
• Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace by Leo McKinstry is published by Atlantic Books (£25). To order a copy go to or call. Atlee High School. Established Atlee High School promotes a quality educational environment that encourages the development of positive, life-long academic and leadership skills, allowing us to meet the challenges of a global society.
- Attlee's life battled the economic depression, the need for rearmament and stood by Churchill despite their political differences. One of the architects of the NHS and state education, Attlee is a strong reminder of what a prime minister should be/5.
It is tempting to think of the Attlee years as an anti-climax. After the clamour of victory, the peace was a drab disappointment. And after all the fervent promises of a new dawn, British life.