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Winston Churchill: Portrait of an Unquiet Mind



Winston Churchill was an extraordinary person – a politician, a statesman, a man of letters and a soldier but it was for his wartime leadership during the Second World War that he is chiefly remembered. In a study of his life, certain bizarre character traits become discernible. He had excessive energy and required little sleep. His mind would either flit from one idea to another with bewildering speed or focus obsessively on one particular goal. He was impulsive, and his attention was…

Winston Churchill

Author : Andrew Norman  |  Pub Date : 2012-07-19  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781781598061
ISBN 13 : 1781598061

Winston Churchill was an extraordinary person - a politician, a statesman, a man of letters and a soldier but it was for his wartime leadership during the Second World War that he ..



Winston Churchill Myth And Reality

Author : Richard M. Langworth  |  Pub Date : 2017-04-03  |  Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476628783
ISBN 13 : 1476628785

Winston Churchill, indispensable when liberty was in peril, died in 1965. Yet he is still accused of numerous sins, from alcoholism and racism to misogyny and warmongering. On the ..



Exuberance

Author : Kay R. Jamison  |  Pub Date : 2005  |  Publisher : Vintage Books USA

ISBN 10 : 9780375701481
ISBN 13 : 0375701486

Explores the role of exuberance in humankind's most important creative and scientific accomplishments, discussing the nature of joy and its relationship to intellectual curiosity, ..



Robert Mugabe And The Betrayal Of Zimbabwe

Author : Andrew Norman  |  Pub Date : 2004-02-08  |  Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476616704
ISBN 13 : 1476616701

Instead of leading his people to the "promised land," Mugabe, the first prime minister of the newly-named Zimbabwe, has amassed a fortune for himself, his family and followers and ..



Jane Austen

Author : Andrew Norman  |  Pub Date : 2010-12-26  |  Publisher : The History Press

ISBN 10 : 9780752462486
ISBN 13 : 0752462482

Previously unpublished illustrations, a revelation of the identity of the mystery lover Jane Austen met in Devon in 1902, and a groundbreaking explanation of her final illness make..



Arthur Conan Doyle

Author : Andrew Norman  |  Pub Date : 2010-12-26  |  Publisher : The History Press

ISBN 10 : 9780752462530
ISBN 13 : 0752462539

In the year 1900, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was at the height of his success as a doctor, a sportsman, a writer of historical novels, a champion of the oppressed and, most notably, th..



A First Rate Madness

Author : Nassir Ghaemi  |  Pub Date : 2011-08-04  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101517598
ISBN 13 : 110151759X

This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent me..



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