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The Churchill myths, Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, Richard Toye

Label
The Churchill myths
Title
The Churchill myths
Statement of responsibility
Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, Richard Toye
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is not a book about Winston Churchill. It is not principally about his politics, nor his rhetorical imagination, nor even about the man himself. Instead, it addresses the varied afterlives of the man and the persistent, deeply located compulsion to bring him back from the dead, capturing and explaining the significance of the various Churchill myths to Britain's history and current politics. The authors look at Churchill's portrayal in social memory. They demonstrate the ways in which politicians have often used the idea of Churchill as a means of self-validation - using him to show themselves as tough and honest players. They show the man dramatized in film and television - an onscreen persona that is often the product of a gratuitous mixing of fact and fantasy, one deliberately shaped to meet the preferences of the presumed audience. They discuss his legacy in light of the Brexit debate - showing how public figures on both sides of the Leave/Remain debate were able to use elements of Churchill's words and character to argue for their own point-of-view
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fielding, Steven
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1973-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schwarz, Bill
  • Toye, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Churchill, Winston
  • European Union
  • Churchill, Winston
  • European Union
  • Collective memory
  • Political campaigns
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Manners and customs
  • Mass media
  • Political campaigns
  • Politics and government
  • Great Britain
Label
The Churchill myths, Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, Richard Toye
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1114560714
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780198851967
Lccn
2020933790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1114560714
Label
The Churchill myths, Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, Richard Toye
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1114560714
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780198851967
Lccn
2020933790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
(OCoLC)1114560714

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