Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite

Churchill's War Leadership
Product Number: EB00683344
Released: Aug 25, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307369239
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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Description

Renowned Churchill historian Sir Martin Gilbert examines Winston Churchill's War Leadership. Continue to Pester, Nag and Bite is the complete text of the 2004 Barbara Frum Historical Lecture, given at the University of Toronto. This annual lecture "on a subject of contemporary interest in historical perspective" was established in memory of Barbara Frum and will be broadcast on CBC Radio One's Ideas. "The problem is not winning the war, but persuading people to let you win it." -Winston Churchill Continue To Pester, Nag And Bite is a brilliant, in-depth look at Winston Churchill's leadership during the Second World War, written by the world's top authority on Churchill. By looking behind the public figure and wartime propaganda images, Gilbert reveals a very human, sensitive and often tormented man, who nevertheless found the strength to lead his nation forward from the darkest and most dangerous of times, towards the defeat of a tenacious enemy. Today's readers will be fascinated to compare Churchill's tactics and attitudes with those of modern-day leaders. By looking behind the public figure and wartime propaganda images, Gilbert reveals a very human, sensitive, and often tormented man, who nevertheless found the strength to lead his nation forward from the darkest and most dangerous of times, towards the defeat of a tenacious enemy. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Martin Gilbert
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jul 23, 2010

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