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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually entitled "Napoleon" and included in volume 3, "The Age of Revolution"]: various pre-war proofs., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/410

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Includes galley proofs and manuscript and typed drafts (marked printer's copy) for: chapters entitled "William Pitt the Younger", "England at War", "Between the Storms", The Shadow of the Tricolour", "America and the French Revolution", "Pitt and the War", "Napoleon", "The War of 1812", "Canada" and "The American Civil War"; provisional chapter lists.With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "F W D" [William Deakin], [George] Young, [WSC], [Kathleen] Hill, [Grace Hamblin], [Alan] Bullock, Sir Edward Marsh, and [Charles Wood].


  • Creation: [1938] - [1945]

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