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Alec Douglas-Home

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Alec Douglas-Home by D.R. Thorpe
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Alec Douglas-Home, Lord Home, was a member of every Conservative administration from 1935 to 1974. He was Prime Minister from October 1963 until narrowly losing to Harold Wilson the following year. He later served as Foreign Secretary, after which he returned to the House of Lords. Lord Home's career spanned: the government of Stanley Baldwin; Munich, Suez; the Cuban missile crisis; the Rhodesian rebellion; and the Tory leadership struggles over twenty years. Lord Home met Hitler and Mussolini at Munich; US presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon; and Krushchev, Gromyko and Chou En-Lai - there were few world leaders whose path he did not cross at some stage. His political career spanned sixty years and his marriage to Elizabeth fifty-four. He was, as described by Margaret Thatcher, a man who 'represented all that was best of his generation'.

Author Biography

D R Thorpe's first book was The Uncrowned Prime Ministers, a study of Austen Chamberlain, Lord Curzon and Lord Butler; this was followed by a life of Selwyn Lloyd and a highly acclaimed biography of Sir Anthony Eden.
Release date NZ
January 8th, 2007
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
4 X 8pp bw plates
Imprint
Politico's Publishing Ltd
Pages
592
Dimensions
165x220x25
ISBN-13
9781842751916
Product ID
1839202

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