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The Resource In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill

In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill

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In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill
Title
In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Leo Amery was a leading British imperialist who played a pivotal role in the fall of Neville Chamberlain and the rise of Winston Churchill. "In the name of God, go!" was Amery's famous exhortation to Chamberlain in May 1940. In this study, Roger Louis, a noted historian of Britain in the twentieth century, portrays Amery's part in those great events as well as in the evolution of the British Empire and Commonwealth. Amery believed that subject peoples could not be held
  • In the British Empire against their will. He helped, at first reluctantly, to prepare the way for the transfer of power in India and to advance the movements of national independence in Asia and Africa. In 1940, Amery became Churchill's secretary of state for India and quarreled with Churchill about India's future. Professor Louis's narrative traces the close association of Amery and Churchill from their school days at Harrow to the clashes over India that nearly broke
  • Their friendship, for Amery believed that Churchill was to India what George III had been to the American colonies. Churchill nevertheless described Amery with heartfelt emotion as "a great patriot."
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UkLiU
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1936-
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Louis, William Roger
Index
no index present
LC call number
DA566.9.A44
LC item number
L68 1992
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statesmen
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Amery, L. S.
Label
In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill
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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
Contents
I. All Souls, the British Empire, and World Power 1897-1918 -- II. The Royal Navy, the Empire, and Appeasement 1919-1939 -- III. The Second World War, India, and the Clash with Churchill 1940-1945
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780393033939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
In the name of God, go!: Leo Amery and the British Empire in the age of Churchill
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
Contents
I. All Souls, the British Empire, and World Power 1897-1918 -- II. The Royal Navy, the Empire, and Appeasement 1919-1939 -- III. The Second World War, India, and the Clash with Churchill 1940-1945
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780393033939
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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