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The Resource Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom, Thomas E. Ricks

Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom, Thomas E. Ricks

Label
Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom
Title
Churchill and Orwell
Title remainder
the fight for freedom
Statement of responsibility
Thomas E. Ricks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A "dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, when their farsighted vision and inspired action in the face of the threat of fascism and communism helped preserve democracy for the world"--
Summary
A dual portrait of Winston Churchill and George Orwell focuses on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, describing how both suffered nearly fatal injuries before their vision and campaigns inspired action to preserve democracy throughout the world
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10561823
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ricks, Thomas E
Dewey number
  • 941.084092/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA566.9.C5
LC item number
R542 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Churchill, Winston
  • Orwell, George
  • Prime ministers
  • Authors, English
  • Fascism
  • Communism
  • World politics
  • Biography
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the fight for freedom
Label
Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom, Thomas E. Ricks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-326) 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
The two Winstons -- Churchill the adventurer -- Orwell the policeman -- Churchill : down and out in the 1930s -- Orwell becomes "Orwell" : Spain 1937 -- Churchill becomes "Churchill" : Spring 1940 -- Fighting the Germans, reaching out to the Americans : 1940- 1941 -- Churchill, Orwell, and the class war in Britain : 1941 -- Enter the Americans : 1941-1942 -- Grim visions of the postwar world : 1943 -- Animal Farm : 1943-1945 -- Churchill (and Britain) in decline and triumph : 1944-1945 -- Churchill's revenge : the war memoirs -- Orwell in triumph and decline : 1945-1950 -- Churchill's oremature afterlife : 1950-1965 -- Orwell's extraordinary ascension : 1950-2016 -- Afterword: The path of Churchill and Orwell
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594206139
Lccn
2016056757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959038732
  • (OCoLC)ocn959038732
  • 528602
Label
Churchill and Orwell : the fight for freedom, Thomas E. Ricks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-326) 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
The two Winstons -- Churchill the adventurer -- Orwell the policeman -- Churchill : down and out in the 1930s -- Orwell becomes "Orwell" : Spain 1937 -- Churchill becomes "Churchill" : Spring 1940 -- Fighting the Germans, reaching out to the Americans : 1940- 1941 -- Churchill, Orwell, and the class war in Britain : 1941 -- Enter the Americans : 1941-1942 -- Grim visions of the postwar world : 1943 -- Animal Farm : 1943-1945 -- Churchill (and Britain) in decline and triumph : 1944-1945 -- Churchill's revenge : the war memoirs -- Orwell in triumph and decline : 1945-1950 -- Churchill's oremature afterlife : 1950-1965 -- Orwell's extraordinary ascension : 1950-2016 -- Afterword: The path of Churchill and Orwell
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
339 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781594206139
Lccn
2016056757
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)959038732
  • (OCoLC)ocn959038732
  • 528602

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