Only John Ramsden with his encyclopedic knowledge of twentieth-century British politics could have produced this magnificent work. David Freeman International Churchill Society Magazine)
Only John Ramsden with his encyclopedic knowledge of twentieth-century British politics could have produced this magnificent work. David Freeman International Churchill Society Magazine). a provocative book, one that Churchill scholars will find essential. Ramsden's study is a worthy addition to the growing Churchill literature. He succeeds in putting the Churchill legend and myth in historical perspective.
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Ramsden has added a new dimension to Churchill studies with a richly detailed analysis of the growth of his legend since 1945. His book sets out "to understand how that fame was created, perceived, marketed, spun and in some cases even fabricated. In the course of a fascinating conducted tour of perceptions of Churchill around the English-speaking world, Ramsden identifies the publicists and politicians who constructed the legend and the monuments and memorabilia which celebrated him.
John Ramsden is head of the history department at Queen Mary and Westfield College and a first-rate .
John Ramsden is head of the history department at Queen Mary and Westfield College and a first-rate professional historian. Ramsden’s second trade book is one on Churchill post-Second World War.
Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and his Legend since 1945. Book 1US Government Printing Office Washington DC. Richard M Seepppus. Ramsden,Man of the Century. spending-defense, aid, and diplomacy-has been halved since 1962, shifting mostly to entitlements. Now, in a shortsighted grab for a peace dividend, Washington risks beggaring security.
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John Ramsden's fascinating book is an analysis of how Churchill's reputation was born, was consciously shaped by the man himself, and how it has evolved in the years since his death. The bulk of the analysis focuses on the five English-Speaking nations, though Europe is included as well
Man of the Century: Winston Churchill and His Legend Since 1945. Jones, R. V. "Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill 1874-1965" in Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society vol. 12 (1966) pp. 34–105. Nexus externiRecensere. Novi Ebpraci: Columbia University Press, 2002.
Book Description Man of the Century is the often surprising story of how Winston Churchill, in the last years of his life, carefully crafted his reputation for posterity, revealing him to be perhaps the twentieth century's first, and most gifted, "spin doctor.