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The Aristocratic Adventurer David Cannadine is one of Britain s premier historians, essayists and broadcasters, whose books have brought erudite and entertaining social history to a wide audience As General Editor of the Penguin History of Britain series he embodies Penguin s long term commitment to quality, accessible history publishing This extract from his acclaimed Aspects of Aristocracy takes a wry look at Winston Churchill s upper class origins

10 thoughts on “The Aristocratic Adventurer

  1. says:

    4.75 starsWell written, short, simple and informative.I read this little gem in one sitting because it was completely enthralling and fascinating.

  2. says:

    Cannadine provides a fascinating interpretative paradigm for understanding the phenomenon Churchill his membership of the changing, decaying British aristocracy His family relations, friendships and political associations are scrutinised to indicate that his ascendancy to Prime Ministership in 1940 was not entirely expected The embrionic book opens a completely new view of British politics of the first half of the twentieth century.Cannadine se leesbare versameling skinnerstorie

  3. says:

    I had no idea that Churchill was not well liked before the war or that he was an aristocrat I really liked learning about his family, who don t seem like such a great bunch Quiet interesting.

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About the Author: David Cannadine

Sir David Cannadine FBA FRSL FSA FRHistS is a British author and historian, who specialises in modern history and the history of business and philanthropy.

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