- An account of the lives and careers of Britain’s fifty-four Prime Ministers
- Numerous insights into their characters
- What made them tick? This book helps us understand them
- Numerous anecdotes to bring their stories to life
There have been fifty-four Prime Ministers in Britain, from Sir Robert Walpole to Theresa May, and this volume will explore each of them in varying depth. Each chapter will start with a mini-biography, providing details of the Prime Minister’s life and career before moving on to a number of anecdotes about them. Prime Ministerial Anecdotes
documents the entire history of Britain’s parliamentary elect, analysing the character and actions of the highest governmental officials. Roger Mason’s detailed profiles ensure that each holder of this title is remembered for posterity.
||248 x 172 mm
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||159 colour photographs and cartoons
Roger Mason has written extensively on the topic of political history; this is his twenty-second book and follows the acclaimed The Struggle for Democracy: Parliamentary Reform from Rotten Boroughs to Today. He has expert knowledge of Britain’s Prime Ministers and an eye for fascinating anecdotes. Mason is an accountant and chartered secretary, and after a career as a director of a number of companies, he now presents seminars for directors and company secretaries. He also gives interesting and entertaining talks on cruise ships.