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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 to 4, "The Birth of Britain", "The New World", "The Age of Revolution", and "The Great Democracies": press reviews., Apr 1956 - Apr 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/444A-C

Scope and Contents

Includes cuttings and proofs of reviews and publicity material, published in United States, United Kingdom, German and Irish newspapers. Reviewers include: Arthur Schlesinger; Alan Simpson of the University of Chicago [United States]; A L Rowse (3 including proofs of 2 broadcast reviews); Peter Woon; [Gustaaf] Renier; Harold Nicolson (3); [Charles] Lambert, Archdeacon of Blackburn [Lancashire] (3); C V Wedgwood (2); Geoffrey Barraclough (4); D C Somervell (2); 1st Lord Attlee (2); George Murray of the Daily Mail (3); Robert Blake; W Lyon Blease (3); Denys Hay; [Ian] Richmond; Michael de la Bedoyere; ?George [Macdonald] Fraser (2); Esmond Wright (3); Howard Spring; [John] Black of Aberdeen University [Scotland]; Michael Howard [of ?King's College, London]; Sir John Squire (2); Sir Arthur Bryant (2); George Malcolm Thomson; Alan Taylor [of ?Oxford University]; Malcolm Muggeridge; Froom Tyler (2); Sir Ifor Evans; Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid; David Prosser (2); Brian Inglis; Cyril Falls; David Holloway; Roger Fulford; A J P Taylor; Edith Shackleton [Heald]; [Hannen] Swaffer; John Connell (3); V S Pritchett; John Mason Brown; Denis Mack Smith; Michael Foot; [Edgar] Williams.Also includes: copies of the New York Times Book Review and Book of the Month Club News; correspondence from individuals including Desmond Flower, Director of Cassell and Company, and Rowse, and copies of correspondence from WSC's secretaries "A M B" [Anthony Montague Browne] and "G M" [Gill Maturin]; later file note [from time of Martin Gilbert's biography].


  • Apr 1956 - Apr 1958

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3 file(s) (3 files (328 loose folios))

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