The Resource The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)

The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)

Label
The Churchill factor : how one man made history
Title
The Churchill factor
Title remainder
how one man made history
Statement of responsibility
Boris Johnson.
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays--with characteristic wit and passion--a man of contagious bravery, breathtaking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Fearless on the battlefield, Churchill had to be ordered by the king to stay out of action on D-Day; he pioneered aerial bombing and few could match his experience in organizing violence on a colossal scale, yet he hated war and scorned politicians who had not experienced its horrors. He was the most famous journalist of his time and perhaps the greatest orator of all time, despite a lisp and chronic depression he kept at bay by painting. His maneuvering positioned America for entry into World War II, even as it ushered in England's post-war decline. His openmindedness made him a trailblazer in health care, education, and social welfare, though he remained incorrigibly politically incorrect. Most of all, he was a rebuttal to the idea that history is the story of vast and impersonal forces; he is proof that one person--intrepid, ingenious, determined--can make all the difference
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Boris
Dewey number
941.084092
Index
index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Political leadership
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FEA16CF5-3EE1-4762-8519-C4CCE75ED1AA
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883335102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698155565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00393998
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FEA16CF5-3EE1-4762-8519-C4CCE75ED1AA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883335102
  • (OCoLC)883335102
Label
The Churchill factor : how one man made history, Boris Johnson., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FEA16CF5-3EE1-4762-8519-C4CCE75ED1AA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o883335102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698155565
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00393998
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FEA16CF5-3EE1-4762-8519-C4CCE75ED1AA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883335102
  • (OCoLC)883335102

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