Churchill: the prophetic statesman

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"Perhaps it is a cliche that a politician thinks of the next election and a statesman of the next generation, yet my grandfather found merit in the maxim. He had known leaders he esteemed as the greatest of statesmen...Churchill, however, was the leader he admired above all...In hundreds of studies of Churchill, no one else, remarkably enough, has focused on Churchill's predictions and prophecies. James Humes has produced a book that is unique as well as necessary for an understanding of statesmanship." --David Eisenhower, author and senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute
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display_description James C. Humes reveals shocking predictions made by Britain's most famous prime minister. Churchill didn't need a crystal ball to tell the future. Using his skills as a historian, he studied patterns of the past to make his eerily accurate forecasts, including the rise of European fascism, the fall of the Iron Curtain, and the exact day of his own death as he entered his final years.
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subject_facet Churchill, Winston, -- 1874-1965
Churchill, Winston, -- 1874-1965 -- Quotations
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Orators -- Great Britain -- Biography
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Biography
title_display Churchill : the prophetic statesman
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Churchill : the prophetic statesman [electronic resource] / James C. Humes
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title_sub the prophetic statesman
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Politics and government
Prime ministers