Hitler and Churchill

Hitler and Churchill : Secrets of Leadership

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'His book is timely and a triumph. Roberts manages to convey all the reader needs to know about two men to whom battalions of biographies have been devoted' EVENING STANDARD Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill were two totally opposite leaders - both in what they stood for and in the way in which they seemed to lead. Award-winning historian Andrew Roberts examines their different styles of leadership and draws parallels with rulers from other eras. He also looks at the way Hitler and Churchill estimated each other as leaders, and how it affected the outcome of the war. In a world that is as dependent on leadership as any earlier age, HITLER AND CHURCHILL asks searching questions about our need to be led. In doing so, Andrew Roberts forces us to re-examine the way that we look at those who take decisions for us.

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 128 x 200 x 28mm | 299.37g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 16
  • 0753817780
  • 9780753817780
  • 275,315

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'Writing with his customary verve and wit -- Christopher Hirst THE INDEPENDENT 'he presents his material impressively... the relaxed, lucid prose is accessible to anyone with an interest in the topic.' OBSERVER 'it is an illuminating essay on the two behemoths written in an accessbile and often witty style -- Martin Tierney THE HERALD 'this superb book.' SUNDAY TIMES

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About Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts took a first in Modern History at Cambridge. He has been a professional historian since the publication of his life of Lord Halifax , The Holy Fox, in 1991, followed by Eminent Churchillians in 1994 . He contributes regularly to the Sunday Telegraph. Lives in Knightsbridge, London, and has two children. His Salisbury won the Wolfson History Prize in 2000. His books include Napoleon and Wellington in 2001, Hitler and Churchill (based on BBC-2 series) in 2003. What Might Have Been (editor) in 2004. His History of the English Speaking Peoples Since 1900 was published in 2006 and won the Walter Bagehot Prize .

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