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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 3 and 4 [eventually entitled "The Age of Revolution" and "The Great Democracies"]: main pre-war revise., [1938] - [1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/427A-B

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Includes galley proofs (some marked printer's copy and revised galley) for: chapter lists; book 7, [eventually entitled] "[England's] Advance to World Power" featuring chapters entitled "William III and Europe", "The Spanish Succession", "Marlborough: Blenheim and Ramillies", "Oudenarde and Malplaquet", and "The Treaty of Utrecht"; book 8, "The First British Empire" featuring chapters entitled "The Monopoly of the Whigs", "The Austrian Succession and the Forty-Five", "Colonial America", "The First World War", "The Royal Revenge", "The Conflict of the Peoples", "The War of Independence", and "The United States"; book 9, "The French Challenge and the Second British Empire" [eventually books 9 and 10 entitled "Napoleon" and "Recovery and Reform"] featuring chapters entitled "Between the Storms", "The Shadow of the Tricolour", "The Corsican Ogre", "The Peninsula and Waterloo", "The War of 1812", "The Locust Years", "Prelude to Reform", "Reform and Beyond", "The Augustan Age", "The Golden Age", and "The Migration of the Peoples"; book 10 [eventually book 11], "The Great Republic" featuring chapters entitled "American Epic", "Slavery and Succession", "The Union in Danger", "The Campaign against Richmond", "Lee and McClellan", "Chancellorsville and Gettysburg" and "The Victory of the Union".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [William Deakin], [WSC], "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], [Grace Hamblin], [Kathleen Hill], and ?[Charles] Wood.


  • Creation: [1938] - [1945]

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