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2 edition of world crisis, 1911-1914 found in the catalog.

world crisis, 1911-1914

Winston S. Churchill

world crisis, 1911-1914

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Published by T. Butterworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain,
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Winston S. Churchill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 536 p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) :
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19582407M

    It takes readers from the fierce bloodshed of the Gallipoli campaign to the tide-turning battles of Jutland and Verdun—as well as the United States' entry into the combat theatre. Churchill London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, I found his explanation of these events new to me and enlightening. The jacket has darkened with age, more significantly along the spine, which also has a closed center tear and fractional loss at the head.

    Before the war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, foreshadowing the political isolation and restoration he would experience nearly two decades later leading up to the Second World War. The Prime Minister wouldn't allow it. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. He originally conceived of a two-volume work of his years in the Admiralty, saying in a letter to Clementine "Someday I shd like the truth to be known". Bullock" of "Mexborough, Yorkshire"so this is unequivocally a lifelong matched pair.

    Buy Direct Price: Patton, San Gabriel, Cal. The blue cloth binding is bright and clean with vivid spine gilt. After masterminding the disastrous Gallipoli campaign, he resigned from the government and sought to rehabilitate his reputation by serving with the army on the Western Front.


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World crisis, 1911-1914 book

Seller Inventory Despite Churchill's political recovery, the stigma of the Dardanelles would linger. He doesn't grind axes. He then resumed his active political career in the House of Commons but was not initially included in Lloyd George's Coalition Government in December Magnificently written, it is enhanced by the presence of the author at the highest councils of war and in the trenches as a battalion commander.

It was published injust after the war, for a British audience who survived what was the most important event in most of their lives. Buy Direct Price: The jacket has darkened with age, more significantly along the spine, which also has a closed center tear and fractional loss at the head.

Though the U. I found his explanation of these events new to me and enlightening. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A Though both boxes show scuffing, wear, and soiling, the original shipping labels and hand-written name and address of the recipient are intact and legible on both boxes.

Written in powerful prose by a great leader who would also go on to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, The World Crisis, — provides a perspective you won't find anywhere else: a dynamic insider's account of events that would shape the outcome of modern history.

Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events.

The Admiralty had not been affected by the munitions crisis ofand Admiralty requirements had priority. It takes readers from the fierce bloodshed of the Gallipoli campaign to the tragic sinking of the Lusitania and the tide-turning battles of Jutland and Verdun-as well as the USA's entry into the combat theater.

Here is a rare time capsule for collectors - the first two-volume edition of Winston Churchill s history of the First World War, still housed in the publisher's original shipping boxes. We shall not starve"; it was not to be finished for eight more years, and ran to five thick volumes with Volume III published in two parts and 2, pages.

This volume covers the first four years Churchill spent as First Lord of the Admiralty, as well as the beginning of the war. Churchill served as First Lord of the Admiralty from untilbut after the failure in the Dardanelles, he was scapegoated and forced to resign. This volume covers the first four years Churchill spent as First Lord of the Admiralty, as well as the beginning of the war.

Before the war's end, Churchill was exonerated and rejoined the Government, foreshadowing the political isolation and restoration he would experience nearly two decades later leading up to the Second World War.

In Novemberhe resigned from the government. By now, after three years twenty months the island was an arsenal with the new national factories beginning to function.

The World Crisis, Vol. 1

In the few still-boxed sets we ve encountered, the books have often suffered some mildew owing to the damp retained by the cardboard boxes. The dust jacket has quite decent shelf presence, with shallow chipping at the spine head, fractional loss to the corners and lower spine hinges, and mild spine toning.

Shelves: audiohistorywwi This would not be a good book for anyone without a good understanding of the events of WWI. Churchill's epic series opens with a chilling description of the Agadir Crisis, and provides an in-depth account of naval clashes in the Dardanelles, one of Churchill's major military failures.

A one-volume abridgment by the author was soon issued. People who like to prognosticate, and I am one as was Churchill, are going to score some bull's-eyes. In subsequent editions these were labelled as Volumes III and IV, So that the original structure of five volumes in six physical books became six volumes.

We note light wear to extremities and a slight forward lean. Of The World Crisis, Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events.

The book is in similarly very good condition, bright and tight, with a hint of fraying to the cloth at the spine tail.Churchill Book Collector San Diego, The World Crisis: Winston S. Churchill. Buy Direct. Price: USD. London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, This is a jacketed British first edition, seventh printing of the first volume of Churchill's monumental history of the First World War.

A quarter of a century before the Second. Winston S. Churchill World Crisis Collection, Book 1 The World Crisis, – provides a perspective you won't find anywhere else: a dynamic insider's account of events that would shape the outcome of modern history.

"Whether as a statesman or an author, Churchill was a giant. London: Thornton Butterworth, Ltd., First edition, 8th printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed copy of the British first edition, first printing, eighth and final printing of the first volume of the Churchill's monumental history of the First World War, in which he played such a critical, controversial, and varied role.

This volume covers the first four years Churchill spent as First. The World Crisis, – by Winston S. Churchill. Winston S. Churchill World Crisis Collection (Book 1) Thanks for Sharing!

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